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Bonus Index: Unemployment by the numbers

Here are 10 numbers related to unemployment caused by the response to COVID-19.

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.