Unemployment insurance data

The Unemployment Insurance (UI) program provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own, and meet certain other eligibility requirements. The following resources provide information on individuals who have applied for and/or received unemployment benefits.

Update to the unemployment benefits report

Due to a transition to a new system, we are only able to update the 2017 Washington state unemployment benefits by county. We are not able to update the Washington state and federal unemployment benefits by Legislative and Congressional districts, nor the outstanding federal unemployment insurance debt, at this time. We will do an addendum for the February through May reports once the data are received. Until that time, these reports contain the county data only. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Additional UI statistics (weekly claims, UI payments, tax receipts, etc.) are available here and in the report library:

Data set for the figure shown below.