For how long is financial assistance available during unemployment?


This map tells us the maximum length of time for which an unemployed worker who is eligible for government unemployment benefits is entitled to receive these benefits.

More information:

  • The map shows the maximum length of time under ordinary circumstances. It does not include extensions.
  • All durations were converted into weeks for the purposes of comparability.
  • No government assistance includes cases where workers receive no financial assistance from the government but are entitled to severance pay from their employer after termination.