The Most Unemployment You Can Get in Every State Since COVID-19

50. Mississippi

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Maximum annualized unemployment: $43,420

Zippia’s analysis puts Mississippi at the bottom of the list for maximum state unemployment benefits amid the COVID-19 crisis.

A 2019 analysis, by Howmuch.net, also found the state had the nation’s least generous maximum weekly unemployment insurance benefit, $235. We covered that story in “How Generous Are Unemployment Benefits in Your State?”

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