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​Unemployment Compensation Claim Statistics & COVID-19

The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) was providing real-time reporting of initial claim applications during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Pennsylvania; however, to align with the confirmed number of initial claims reported to the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) by the Center for Workforce Information & Analysis, including workshare and interstate claims, L&I will now be reporting claim numbers every Thursday by 12 p.m.

Week Start Date Week End Date Total 2021 Initial Claims Count
​1/03/21 ​1/09/21 41,424
​1/10/21 ​1/16/21 32,921
​1/17/21 ​1/23/21 ​26,580
​1/24/21
​1/30/21
30,424
​1/31/21
​2/6/21
​31,730
​2/7/21
​2/13/21
​28,417
​2/14/21
​2/20/21
25,051
​Total 2021 Claims 216,547

 



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2020 Initial Claims Statistics