South Carolina Seeing One Of The Fastest Unemployment Claim Recoveries in The Nation


Despite the fact that the U.S. is struggling with a fall surge in the COVID-19 pandemic, new unemployment claims decreased week-over-week on October 12, and were 89% below the peak during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help add some context to these statistics, WalletHub just released updated rankings for the States Whose Weekly Unemployment Claims Are Recovering the Quickest.

To identify which states’ workforces are experiencing the quickest recovery from COVID-19, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across three metrics based on changes in unemployment claims.

South Carolina was ranked 4th in the nation according to the latest figures:

Source: WalletHub