State-by-state numbers of jobs that will be lost if federal unemployment insurance is not extended through the end of 2014

The Department of Labor estimated that 240,000 will be lost if the federal emergency unemployment compensation program is not extended through 2014.

Here is a state-by-state breakdown of the number of jobs that will be lost as a result of reduced consumption by unemployed workers if their federal UI benefits are eliminated:

Alabama: 1,083
Alaska: 1,212
Arizona: 1,938
Arkansas: 2,088
California: 46,441
Colorado: 3,571
Connecticut: 5,788
Delaware: 505
District of Columbia: 993
Florida: 10,109
Georgia: 5,876
Hawaii: 585
Idaho: 522
Illinois: 13,345
Indiana: 3,406
Iowa: 824
Kansas: 846
Kentucky: 3,151
Louisiana: 726
Maine: 675
Maryland: 3,462
Massachusetts: 7,067
Michigan: 8,450
Minnesota: 1,078
Mississippi: 1,412
Missouri: 2,456
Montana: 295
Nebraska: 456
Nevada: 2,953
New Hampshire: 225
New Jersey: 19,660
New Mexico: 989
New York: 19,826
North Carolina: 7,629
North Dakota: 146
Ohio: 6,535
Oklahoma: 659
Oregon: 3,829
Pennsylvania: 15,200
Puerto Rico: 1,691
Rhode Island: 1,284
South Carolina: 1,892
South Dakota: 31
Tennessee: 2,276
Texas: 11,766
Utah: 542
Vermont: 118
Virgin Islands: 238
Virginia: 1,477
Washington: 6,183
West Virginia: 1,173
Wisconsin: 5,185
Wyoming: 134

SOURCE: Department of Labor & White House Council of Economic Advisers (Dec. 2013)

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