Bonus Index: Unemployment by the numbers
Here are 10 numbers related to unemployment caused by the response to COVID-19.
296,800: The number of Oregonians who have filed for unemployment in the last month.
53,800: The number of claims filed the week of April 11.
2,206: The number of calls the Oregon Employment Department received on Wednesday, according to the department's statistics.
851: The number of calls OED staffers were able to answer.
119.14: The average wait time, in minutes, for Oregonians calling the department that day.
$97,061,968: The amount of state unemployment benefits paid for the week of April 11.
$151: The minimum weekly state unemployment benefit.
$648: The maximum weekly state unemployment benefit.
$600: The additional weekly Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation benefit available through July 25.
$5 billion: The amount in the Oregon Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund.