In regards to unemployment claims as a % of the civilian workforce Arizona is #48 at 6.7%, only Utah at #49 (6.2%) and South Dakota #50 (6.1%) are lower (helpful to note that the higher the rank the less percentage claims there have been).

How many weeks of unemployment benefits can each state fund? Arizona is in the top 10, at #9, and can fund 21 weeks of unemployment benefits.  Top 10 states and number of weeks follow:

#1 Wyoming (49 weeks)

#2 Alaska (31 weeks)

#3 Oregon (30 weeks)

#4 Utah (27 weeks)

#5 (tie) Idaho/Mississippi (26 weeks)

#7 Arkansas (25 weeks)

#8 North Carolina (22 weeks)

#9 Arizona (21 weeks)

#10 Florida (18 weeks)

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