Ohio Labor Market Information
The Unemployment Compensation (UC) Reports contain a variety of unemployment insurance (UI) data, including claims, benefits and other unemployment activities.
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Administrative reports of the Ohio unemployment compensation system, operated by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Depending on the publication, demographic data on claimants by sex, race, age group, family status, industry, educational attainment and county of residence are available. Data cover activities such as continued claims, first payments, weeks compensated, benefits paid and exhausted benefits.
Geographic area varies with publication. Data may be available by state, county and former Economic Development Regions .
This information is used primarily in administering the Unemployment Compensation (UC) program. Other uses include service delivery planning, needs assessments, proposal writing & evaluation, and policy making. The information also is used in conjunction with job-loss data to determine amount of income still in local economy. Initial claims can be used as an economic indicator.
Please feel free to contact us with questions about data and publications. Members of the news media who need information about labor market information and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services may contact the Office of Communications at (614) 466-6650.
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