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Iowa Unemployment Insurance Benefit Payments and Claims (Monthly)

This dataset contains statewide Unemployment Insurance claims and payment activities for Iowa. This data is based on the ETA-5159 report that IWD submits to the US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.


NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
Weeks Compen.weeks_compensatedweeks_compensatedNumberWeeks Compensated: The number of weeks claimed for which UI benefits are paid. Weeks compensated for partial unemployment are included. ETA-5159 (301-14)
Benefits Paidbenefits_paidbenefits_paidNumberBenefits Paid: Unemployment benefits paid to individuals under the regular state UI program. ETA-5159 (302-14)
Continued Weekscontinued_weeks_claimedcontinued_weeks_claimedNumberContinued Weeks Claimed: Number of weeks of UI benefits claimed. ETA-5159 (201-10) plus (201-11)
Initial Claimsinitial_claimsinitial_claimsNumberInitial Claim: Initial claims include new claims and additional claims. A new claim is any notice of unemployment filed to request a determination of entitlement to and eligibility for compensation. An additional claim is a notice of unemployment filed to begin a subsequent period of eligibility within a benefit year or period of eligibility. ETA-5159 (101-1)
MonthmonthmonthCalendar dateStored as month ending date. Displayed as month.
Final Paymentsfinal_paymentsfinal_paymentsNumberFinal Payment: Number of claimants drawing the final payment of their original entitlement of regular Unemployment Insurance (exhaustees). ETA-5159 (303-26)
Average Weekly Benefitaverage_weekly_benefitaverage_weekly_benefitNumberAverage Weekly Benefit: UI benefits paid divided by the number of weeks compensated. Benefits paid for partial unemployment are included.
First Paymentsfirst_paymentsfirst_paymentsNumberFirst Payment: The number of claimants receiving their UI benefit first payment in a benefit year for a week of unemployment claimed under the state UI program. ETA-5159 (303-21)
Recipientsui_recipientsui_recipientsNumberBenefit Recipients: The number of claimants receiving at least one regular UI benefit payment during the month. State report: NX.UI.P001.NVSAM.CNTY.BENEFITS (Recipients - UI)
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