South Carolina Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Data Week Ending April 4, 2020

In the week ending April 4, 2020, the advance figures for South Carolina initial claims* was 85,018, an increase of approximately 31.09 percent from the previous week’s count of 64,856 and a 4,159.42 percent increase from the week ending March 14, 2020 when only 1,996 initial claims were filed. This means 85,018 individuals who both live and work in the state of South Carolina filed an initial claim during that week. This is the data you will see reflected in the county information graphic.