November unemployment rate state

Tennessee's unemployment rate dropped by two percentage points in November.

Joblessness in Williamson County has continued to increase over the past few weeks.

The latest data from the Tennessee Department of Labor shows that last week's number of first-time unemployment claims increased by 306 when compared to the week prior.

During the week that ended on Jan. 9, a total of 463 Williamson County residents applied for unemployment for their first time — a dramatic increase of the previous week's 157, which itself was an increase over the week prior's 73.

Continued claims of unemployment claims in the county didn't fare much better, with a total of 827 unemployment claims being served in the county during the week ending on Jan. 9. For comparison, the previous week saw 704 unemployment claims served, whereas the week before that saw 499 unemployment claims served.

Tennessee as a whole has also seen an upward trend in both continued and new unemployment claims, with the week ending on Jan. 9 showing 21,954 first-time claims, and 58,945 continued claims.

For comparison, the previous week saw 16,554 first-time claims and 51,816 continued claims. Last week's numbers mark the third consecutive week in which both the number of new and continued claims increased across the state.

Unemployed Tennesseans can find free job search assistance and career development opportunities at any of the more than 80 American Job Centers across the state. Tennesseans can find the center nearest to them through this interactive map. Online, more than 240,000 active job listings are currently available on the state’s workforce development website.

The state also recently launched the Tennessee Virtual American Job Center (VAJC). The new website is located at www.TNVirtualAJC.com. It allows Tennesseans to research different programs, from different state agencies, that can help them remove barriers to employment, so they can more easily reenter Tennessee’s workforce. The VAJC allows job seekers to do this on their schedule, anytime, anywhere.

Unemployment claims in Williamson County

March 8-14

New claims: 45

Continued claims: 257

March 15-21

New claims: 910

Continued claims: 289

March 22-28

New claims: 2,302

Continued claims: 888

March 29-April 4

New claims: 3,106

Continued claims: 3,164

April 5-11

New claims: 1,711

Continued claims: 5,790

April 12-18

New claims: 1,627

Continued claims: 7,622

April 19-25

New claims: 1,075

Continued claims: 8,817

April 26-May 2

New claims: 895

Continued claims: 8,563

May 3-9

New claims: 643

Continued claims: 8,692

May 10-16

New claims: 562

Continued claims: 8,247

May 17-23

New claims: 505

Continued claims: 7,923

May 24-30

New claims: 392

Continued claims: 7,612

May 31-June 6

New claims: 400

Continued claims: 7,058

June 7-13

New claims: 381

Continued claims: 6,776

June 14-20

New claims: 345

Continued claims: 6,361

June 21-27

New claims: 381

Continued claims: 6,360

June 28-July 4

New claims: 445

Continued claims: 6,080

July 5-July 11

New claims: 391

Continued claims: 5,902

July 12-18

New claims: 482

Continued claims: 5,679

July 19-25

New claims: 381

Continued claims: 5,644

July 26-Aug. 1

New claims: 207

Continued claims: 5,323

Aug. 2-8

New claims: 183

Continued claims: 4,808

Aug. 9-15

New claims: 202

Continued claims: 4,574

Aug. 16-22

New claims: 154

Continued claims: 4,237

Aug. 23-29

New claims: 198

Continued claims: 4,069

Aug. 30-Sept. 5

New claims: 173

Continued claims: 3,771

Sept. 6-12

New claims: 161

Continued claims: 3,387

Sept. 13-19

New claims: 206

Continued claims: 3,193

Sept. 20-26

New claims: 188

Continued claims: 2,888

Sept. 27-Oct. 3

New claims: 181

Continued claims: 2,534

Oct. 4-10

New claims: 204

Continued claims: 1,635

Oct. 11-17

New claims: 159

Continued claims: 1,401

Oct. 18-24

New claims: 122

Continued claims: 1,215

Oct. 25-31

New claims: 121

Continued claims: 1,142

Nov. 1-7

New claims: 130

Continued claims: 1,022

Nov. 8-14

New claims: 106

Continued claims: 949

Nov. 15-21

New claims: 131

Continued claims: 913

Nov. 22-28

New claims: 92

Continued claims: 767

Nov. 29-Dec. 5

New claims: 102

Continued claims: 785

Dec. 6-12

New claims: 132

Continued claims: 732

Dec. 13-19

New claims: 130

Continued claims: 781

Dec. 20-26

New claims: 73

Continued claims: 499

Dec. 27-Jan. 2

New claims: 157

Continued claims: 704

Jan. 3 - 9

New claims: 463

Continued claims: 827

Unemployment claims statewide

March 8-14

New claims: 2,702

Continued claims: 16,342

March 15-21

New claims: 39,096

Continued claims: 16,098

March 22-28

New claims: 94,492

Continued claims: 34,570

March 29-April 4

New claims: 116,141

Continued claims: 112,438

April 5-11

New claims: 74,772

Continued claims: 199,910

April 12-18

New claims: 68,968

Continued claims: 267,053

April 19-25

New claims: 43,792

Continued claims: 324,543

April 26-May 2

New claims: 37,319

Continued claims: 321,571

May 3-9

New claims: 29,308

Continued claims: 325,095

May 10-16

New claims: 28,692

Continued claims: 314,487

May 17-23

New claims: 26,041

Continued claims: 310,126

May 24-30

New claims: 22,784

Continued claims: 302,260

May 31-June 6

New claims: 21,417

Continued claims: 292,234

June 7-13

New claims: 19,925

Continued claims: 280,593

June 14-20

New claims: 21,155

Continued claims: 266,596

June 21-27

New claims: 22,256

Continued claims: 262,224

June 28-July 4

New claims: 25,843

Continued claims: 256,645

July 5-July 11

New claims: 22,431

Continued claims: 251,924

July 12-18

New claims: 25,794

Continued claims: 243,405

July 19-25

New claims: 19,461

Continued claims: 242,397

July 26-Aug. 1

New claims: 11,690

Continued claims: 224,093

Aug. 2-8

New claims: 10,036

Continued claims: 208,810

Aug. 9-15

New claims: 13,806

Continued claims: 204,726

Aug. 16-22

New claims: 10,998

Continued claims: 191,204

Aug. 23-29

New claims: 12,035

Continued claims: 184,781

Aug. 30-Sept. 5

New claims: 11,706

Continued claims: 176,388

Sept. 6-12

New claims: 10,771

Continued claims: 163,791

Sept. 13-19

New claims: 11,313

Continued claims: 152,195

Sept. 20-26

New claims: 9,802

Continued claims: 138,727

Sept. 27-Oct. 3

New claims: 9,839

Continued claims: 125,238

Oct. 4-10

New claims: 10,145

Continued claims: 90,507

Oct. 11-17

New claims: 9,873

Continued claims: 77,740

Oct. 18-24

New claims: 7,770

Continued claims: 70,982

Oct. 25-31

New claims: 6,992

Continued claims: 64,188

Nov. 1-7

New claims: 7,221

Continued claims: 58,298

Nov. 8-14

New claims: 6,182

Continued claims: 53,976

Nov. 15-21

New claims: 6,873

Continued claims: 51,624

Nov. 22-28

New claims: 5,789

Continued claims: 46,665

Nov. 29-Dec. 5

New claims: 6,886

Continued claims: 46,404

Dec. 6-12

New claims: 7,464

Continued claims: 44,215

Dec. 13-19

New claims: 7,411

Continued claims: 43,481

Dec. 20-26

New claims: 10,198

Continued claims: 45,226

Dec. 27-Jan. 2

New claims: 16,554

Continued claims: 51,816

Jan. 2 - 9

New claims: 21,954

Continued claims: 58,945

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