US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394

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Data for Calendar Year 1978: Categories

Taxable Employment and Wage Data
Taxable Financial Data
Taxable Significant Measures
Taxable and Reimbursable Claims Data
Reimbursable Data
Federal-State Extended Benefits Data

1978
Taxable

STATE Employment and Wage Data
Average monthly covered employment Wages paid in covered employment during year
(in thousands)
Ratio of taxable to total wages Average weekly wage in covered employment
Total Taxable Total Taxable
(01)(02)(03)(04)(05)(06)(07)
United States 68,565,923 $830,093,473 $411,988,796 0.496 $232.82 $115.55
Alabama 1,005,397 $10,879,577 $6,264,161 0.576 $208.10 $119.82
Alaska 112,354 $2,305,023 $1,254,539 0.544 $394.53 $214.73
Arizona 688,344 $7,818,303 $4,090,094 0.523 $218.43 $114.27
Arkansas 592,245 $5,744,458 $3,409,495 0.594 $186.53 $110.71
California 7,425,920 $93,891,538 $45,264,604 0.482 $243.15 $117.22
Colorado 880,253 $10,389,967 $5,266,073 0.507 $226.99 $115.05
Connecticut 1,087,540 $13,776,612 $6,336,238 0.460 $243.61 $112.04
Delaware 190,718 $2,557,399 $1,105,037 0.432 $257.87 $111.42
District of Columbia 290,673 $3,959,520 $1,665,795 0.421 $261.96 $110.21
Florida 2,563,417 $26,586,445 $14,919,939 0.561 $199.45 $111.93
Georgia 1,597,315 $17,378,229 $9,341,323 0.538 $209.22 $112.46
Hawaii 285,473 $3,087,230 $2,153,545 0.698 $207.97 $145.07
Idaho 243,122 $2,607,410 $1,823,395 0.699 $206.24 $144.23
Illinois 3,956,323 $53,384,052 $23,115,534 0.433 $259.49 $112.36
Indiana 1,777,520 $22,428,469 $10,553,143 0.471 $242.65 $114.17
Iowa 853,021 $9,550,323 $4,991,329 0.523 $215.31 $112.53
Kansas 683,752 $7,511,565 $3,920,879 0.522 $211.27 $110.28
Kentucky 910,091 $10,392,526 $5,359,720 0.516 $219.60 $113.25
Louisiana 1,153,645 $13,786,265 $7,087,714 0.514 $229.81 $118.15
Maine 300,747 $2,906,016 $1,702,101 0.586 $185.82 $108.84
Maryland 1,147,333 $13,365,456 $6,431,875 0.481 $224.02 $107.81
Massachusetts 1,977,720 $22,838,051 $11,400,086 0.499 $222.07 $110.85
Michigan 2,790,404 $41,928,554 $17,125,163 0.408 $288.96 $118.02
Minnesota 1,280,422 $15,112,317 $8,327,716 0.551 $226.97 $125.07
Mississippi 620,600 $5,902,652 $3,572,371 0.605 $182.91 $110.70
Missouri 1,530,756 $17,974,411 $8,708,314 0.484 $225.81 $109.40
Montana 189,855 $1,992,955 $1,082,817 0.543 $201.87 $109.68
Nebraska 439,949 $4,570,370 $2,421,678 0.530 $199.78 $105.85
Nevada 294,271 $3,478,725 $2,101,106 0.604 $227.34 $137.31
New Hampshire 282,101 $2,887,786 $1,604,512 0.556 $196.86 $109.38
New Jersey 2,327,821 $30,298,748 $14,200,562 0.469 $250.31 $117.31
New Mexico 306,615 $3,226,503 $1,802,457 0.559 $202.36 $113.05
New York 5,273,493 $71,151,726 $31,686,054 0.445 $259.47 $115.55
North Carolina 1,835,906 $18,358,568 $10,573,004 0.576 $192.30 $110.75
North Dakota 153,497 $1,601,984 $872,430 0.545 $200.70 $109.30
Ohio 3,412,001 $45,356,196 $20,363,538 0.449 $255.64 $114.77
Oklahoma 777,071 $8,859,462 $4,594,897 0.519 $219.25 $113.71
Oregon 768,659 $9,290,901 $5,542,947 0.597 $232.45 $138.68
Pennsylvania 3,704,827 $45,071,677 $21,357,625 0.474 $233.96 $110.86
Puerto Rico 456,276 $3,319,035 $3,319,035 1.000 $139.89 $139.89
Rhode Island 313,602 $3,172,627 $1,716,110 0.541 $194.55 $105.24
South Carolina 881,296 $8,799,377 $5,082,429 0.578 $192.01 $110.90
South Dakota 167,009 $1,528,375 $866,474 0.567 $175.99 $99.77
Tennessee 1,406,007 $14,713,781 $7,951,671 0.540 $201.25 $108.76
Texas 4,306,277 $51,710,551 $26,182,800 0.506 $230.93 $116.93
Utah 368,337 $4,057,701 $2,726,669 0.672 $211.85 $142.36
Vermont 143,748 $1,434,307 $803,781 0.560 $191.88 $107.53
Virgin Islands 23,516 $208,610 $143,611 0.688 $170.60 $117.44
Virginia 1,533,974 $16,412,456 $8,773,895 0.535 $205.76 $109.99
Washington 1,139,819 $14,906,610 $8,767,284 0.588 $251.50 $147.92
West Virginia 506,114 $6,416,530 $3,075,941 0.479 $243.81 $116.88
Wisconsin 1,467,074 $17,427,796 $8,267,373 0.474 $228.45 $108.37
Wyoming 141,703 $1,777,748 $917,913 0.516 $241.26 $124.57
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1978
Taxable

STATE Financial data (in thousands)
Contributions collected Interest credited to trust fund Benefits Paid Reserves as of December 31 Federal loans to State reserve funds, balance as of end of year Net reserves, balance as of end of year Taxable wage base, year end
(01)(08)(09)(10)(11)(12)(13)(14)
United States $11,193,446 $344,643 $7,722,347 $9,639,763 $5,088,883 $4,554,185 $6,000
Alabama $175,604 $1,549 $101,255 $87,774 $27,000 $60,774 $6,600
Alaska $60,812 $3,799 $81,213 $56,822 $56,822 $10,000
Arizona $97,578 $6,112 $31,854 $137,666 $137,666 $6,000
Arkansas $74,204 $400 $54,482 $34,473 $19,500 $14,973 $6,000
California $1,581,169 $85,442 $962,998 $1,755,812 $1,755,812 $6,000
Colorado $84,022 $4,647 $47,281 $97,935 $97,935 $6,000
Connecticut $189,892 $138,351 $76,346 $410,497 $334,151 $6,000
Delaware $31,014 $30,068 $15,763 $47,000 $31,237 $6,000
District of Columbia $45,369 $48,140 $9,405 $64,500 $55,095 $6,000
Florida $382,595 $15,304 $111,848 $403,248 $403,248 $6,000
Georgia $184,475 $17,299 $104,077 $346,862 $346,862 $6,000
Hawaii $73,625 $1,049 $37,392 $37,694 $37,694 $9,800
Idaho $40,546 $4,075 $25,192 $80,620 $80,620 $9,600
Illinois $724,268 $608,959 $342,626 $946,500 $603,874 $6,000
Indiana $176,399 $17,798 $100,095 $358,115 $358,115 $6,000
Iowa $138,915 $3,945 $106,423 $94,395 $94,395 $6,500
Kansas $81,252 $10,445 $47,335 $200,108 $200,108 $6,000
Kentucky $113,868 $8,713 $101,259 $166,113 $166,113 $6,000
Louisiana $123,295 $6,766 $123,472 $124,164 $124,164 $6,000
Maine $52,366 $41,245 $25,128 $36,400 $11,272 $6,000
Maryland $213,512 $3,567 $98,455 $121,058 $121,058 $6,000
Massachusetts $375,105 $263,381 $215,332 $265,000 $49,668 $6,000
Michigan $690,761 $76 $392,904 $617,114 $624,000 $6,886 $6,000
Minnesota $198,612 $11 $116,634 $164,381 $172,000 $7,619 $7,500
Mississippi $85,225 $8,967 $37,411 $180,336 $180,336 $6,000
Missouri $207,743 $9,609 $125,883 $210,948 $210,948 $6,000
Montana $33,640 $117 $26,976 $14,737 $10,484 $4,253 $6,000
Nebraska $33,488 $3,378 $24,487 $66,055 $66,055 $6,000
Nevada $62,872 $2,016 $29,651 $59,916 $59,916 $6,900
New Hampshire $31,382 $2,940 $14,389 $60,474 $60,474 $6,000
New Jersey $589,044 $515,166 $147,659 $694,928 $547,243 $6,200
New Mexico $33,069 $2,730 $19,047 $54,933 $54,933 $6,100
New York $1,030,483 $2,212 $881,247 $366,629 $335,800 $30,829 $6,000
North Carolina $211,154 $19,465 $99,358 $403,553 $403,553 $6,000
North Dakota $20,220 $822 $20,286 $16,525 $16,525 $6,000
Ohio $552,145 $18,794 $336,028 $451,742 $451,742 $6,000
Oklahoma $100,593 $4,645 $30,775 $119,292 $119,292 $6,000
Oregon $191,177 $8,395 $86,718 $194,040 $194,040 $8,000
Pennsylvania $647,123 $733,024 $190,699 $1,187,296 $996,597 $6,000
Puerto Rico $94,455 $73,108 $35,854 $88,700 $52,846
Rhode Island $49,542 $64,207 $14,026 $102,074 $88,048 $6,000
South Carolina $98,760 $6,320 $58,711 $136,147 $136,147 $6,000
South Dakota $9,245 $708 $8,807 $13,694 $13,694 $6,000
Tennessee $162,574 $11,891 $98,617 $242,538 $242,538 $6,000
Texas $219,792 $17,617 $137,519 $346,260 $346,260 $6,000
Utah $46,813 $2,339 $31,720 $48,807 $48,807 $9,600
Vermont $26,079 $16,909 $15,980 $46,400 $30,420 $6,000
Virgin Islands $3,714 $6 $3,534 $2,067 $10,900 $8,833 $6,000
Virginia $92,870 $5,203 $90,998 $96,184 $96,184 $6,000
Washington $284,732 $2,237 $134,482 $103,775 $103,775 $8,400
West Virginia $64,409 $3,151 $73,600 $57,311 $57,311 $6,000
Wisconsin $283,712 $17,302 $168,097 $362,255 $362,255 $6,000
Wyoming $18,133 $2,782 $7,279 $58,373 $58,373 $6,000
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1978
Taxable

STATE significant measures
Percent of total wages Average employer tax rate as a percent of taxable wages Reserve ratio (percent of total wages) as multiple of highest 12-month benefit cost rate
Contributions collected Benefits paid Average employer tax rate Reserve Ratio High Cost Multiple
Rate 12 mos. ending
(01)(15)(16)(17)(18)(19)(20)(21) (22)
United States 1.35 0.93 1.41 2.84 0.55 2.22 DEC 75 0.25
Alabama 1.61 0.93 1.71 2.96 0.56 2.17 DEC 75 0.26
Alaska 2.64 3.52 2.63 4.84 2.47 4.33 AUG 58 0.57
Arizona 1.25 0.41 1.29 2.46 1.76 2.48 DEC 75 0.71
Arkansas 1.29 0.95 1.30 2.19 0.26 2.69 DEC 75 0.10
California 1.68 1.03 1.68 3.48 1.87 2.27 DEC 75 0.82
Colorado 0.81 0.46 0.78 1.54 0.94 1.26 MAY 63 0.75
Connecticut 1.38 1.00 1.37 2.98 0.00 3.32 DEC 75 0.00
Delaware 1.21 1.18 1.27 2.93 0.00 2.58 DEC 75 0.00
District of Columbia 1.15 1.22 1.14 2.70 0.00 1.84 DEC 75 0.00
Florida 1.44 0.42 1.54 2.74 1.52 1.86 DEC 75 0.82
Georgia 1.06 0.60 1.09 2.02 2.00 2.13 DEC 75 0.94
Hawaii 2.38 1.21 2.44 3.49 1.22 2.12 DEC 76 0.58
Idaho 1.56 0.97 1.63 2.33 3.09 2.24 AUG 61 1.38
Illinois 1.36 1.14 1.41 3.25 0.00 1.96 DEC 75 0.00
Indiana 0.79 0.45 0.82 1.73 1.60 1.79 DEC 75 0.89
Iowa 1.45 1.11 1.49 2.85 0.99 1.50 DEC 75 0.66
Kansas 1.08 0.63 1.08 2.06 2.66 1.55 MAY 71 1.72
Kentucky 1.10 0.97 1.22 2.37 1.60 2.77 OCT 58 0.58
Louisiana 0.89 0.90 0.87 1.70 0.90 1.95 OCT 61 0.46
Maine 1.80 1.42 1.87 3.20 0.00 2.84 OCT 58 0.00
Maryland 1.60 0.74 1.64 3.40 0.91 2.19 DEC 58 0.42
Massachusetts 1.64 1.15 1.72 3.45 0.00 3.20 DEC 75 0.00
Michigan 1.65 0.94 1.68 4.11 0.00 3.69 DEC 58 0.00
Minnesota 1.31 0.77 1.37 2.48 0.00 1.83 DEC 75 0.00
Mississippi 1.44 0.63 1.54 2.54 3.06 1.97 AUG 61 1.55
Missouri 1.16 0.70 1.19 2.46 1.17 1.98 DEC 75 0.59
Montana 1.69 1.35 1.68 3.10 0.21 3.03 OCT 58 0.07
Nebraska 0.73 0.54 0.75 1.41 1.45 1.56 DEC 75 0.93
Nevada 1.81 0.85 1.90 3.14 1.72 2.75 OCT 58 0.63
New Hampshire 1.09 0.50 1.16 2.09 2.09 2.51 DEC 75 0.83
New Jersey 1.94 1.70 1.76 3.74 0.00 3.33 DEC 75 0.00
New Mexico 1.02 0.59 1.03 1.83 1.70 1.64 OCT 61 1.04
New York 1.45 1.24 1.52 3.41 0.04 2.50 DEC 75 0.02
North Carolina 1.15 0.54 1.21 2.11 2.20 2.46 DEC 75 0.89
North Dakota 1.26 1.27 1.17 2.16 1.03 1.86 NOV 61 0.55
Ohio 1.22 0.74 1.26 2.82 1.00 2.44 DEC 58 0.41
Oklahoma 1.14 0.35 1.17 2.25 1.35 1.34 AUG 61 1.01
Oregon 2.06 0.93 2.00 3.36 2.09 2.85 SEP 58 0.73
Pennsylvania 1.44 1.63 1.51 3.18 0.00 3.03 DEC 75 0.00
Puerto Rico 2.85 2.20 2.96 2.96 0.00 4.41 DEC 75 0.00
Rhode Island 1.56 2.02 1.55 2.87 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
South Carolina 1.12 0.67 1.18 2.04 1.55 2.89 DEC 75 0.54
South Dakota 0.60 0.58 0.66 1.16 0.90 1.06 JAN 64 0.85
Tennessee 1.10 0.67 1.13 2.09 1.65 2.18 JAN 58 0.76
Texas 0.43 0.27 0.43 0.84 0.67 0.98 JAN 59 0.68
Utah 1.15 0.78 1.17 1.74 1.20 1.66 DEC 75 0.72
Vermont 1.82 1.18 1.82 3.25 0.00 3.18 DEC 75 0.00
Virgin Islands 1.78 1.69 1.61 2.33 0.00 1.71 DEC 78 0.00
Virginia 0.57 0.55 0.57 1.07 0.59 1.31 DEC 75 0.45
Washington 1.91 0.90 1.94 3.29 0.70 3.83 DEC 71 0.18
West Virginia 1.00 1.15 1.06 2.20 0.89 2.63 JAN 59 0.34
Wisconsin 1.63 0.96 3.36 7.08 2.08 2.24 DEC 75 0.93
Wyoming 1.02 0.41 1.02 1.98 3.28 2.44 MAY 63 1.34
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1978
Taxable and Reimbursable

STATE Claims data Average weekly benefit
Number of first payments Weeks compensated for all unemployment Caimants exhausting benefits Average duration (in weeks) Weekly insured unemployed Amount Ratio to average weekly total wage
Number % of first payments Potential Actual Actual for exhaustees Average number Percent of cov. employ.
(01)(23)(24)(25)(26)(27)(28)(29)(30)(31)(32) (33)
United States 7,568,310 100,950,692 2,030,423 26.7 24.5 13.3 22.5 2,354,216 2.8 $83.67 0.364
Alabama 152,652 1,579,550 36,260 24.1 23.0 10.3 20.7 35,500 2.9 $70.18 0.346
Alaska 43,079 842,290 15,078 32.8 27.8 19.6 27.7 13,443 9.4 $85.01 0.216
Arizona 36,778 466,102 10,590 22.8 24.2 12.7 22.3 13,924 1.6 $73.82 0.343
Arkansas 81,271 834,551 17,243 23.5 22.2 10.3 20.1 22,596 3.2 $72.00 0.390
California 1,134,495 14,114,716 275,466 25.5 23.7 12.4 21.9 310,499 3.4 $75.84 0.310
Colorado 51,750 577,367 14,506 24.4 20.9 11.2 18.9 17,094 1.6 $92.59 0.414
Connecticut 159,491 1,729,775 30,879 17.2 26.0 10.8 25.6 37,220 2.8 $89.43 0.374
Delaware 25,081 347,146 5,521 21.5 24.8 13.8 24.2 6,792 2.8 $93.56 0.378
District of Columbia 27,628 538,371 11,611 39.7 28.9 19.5 27.6 10,066 2.7 $106.66 0.407
Florida 150,217 1,903,403 65,159 39.4 20.0 12.7 17.8 58,680 1.9 $63.68 0.319
Georgia 181,321 1,559,198 43,668 24.8 19.5 8.6 13.1 37,374 1.9 $73.39 0.357
Hawaii 28,236 452,598 9,344 28.3 26.0 16.0 26.0 10,350 2.9 $93.29 0.438
Idaho 33,293 334,511 7,072 22.4 19.6 10.0 16.3 9,233 3.0 $84.30 0.418
Illinois 370,391 6,567,762 124,204 31.7 26.0 17.7 25.9 148,232 3.2 $97.68 0.380
Indiana 136,813 1,358,953 38,124 26.8 19.4 9.9 16.0 32,462 1.6 $75.75 0.321
Iowa 80,850 1,087,979 14,443 17.9 30.0 13.5 22.6 22,941 2.2 $103.96 0.494
Kansas 45,104 556,038 11,510 25.5 22.5 12.3 21.1 13,410 1.6 $84.47 0.411
Kentucky 119,946 1,372,507 25,812 21.7 23.0 11.4 20.7 32,292 3.3 $79.30 0.365
Louisiana 96,665 1,425,010 31,953 30.8 24.0 14.7 22.6 32,454 2.3 $91.62 0.413
Maine 61,520 645,424 16,821 26.9 20.9 10.5 18.0 14,536 3.8 $73.33 0.399
Maryland 111,504 1,362,635 22,393 20.0 26.0 12.2 26.0 33,061 2.2 $76.40 0.348
Massachusetts 233,653 3,480,659 66,084 28.0 26.5 14.9 24.7 78,116 3.2 $84.00 0.378
Michigan 420,387 4,560,264 125,316 30.4 22.7 10.8 15.8 127,573 3.7 $92.85 0.332
Minnesota 105,103 1,439,172 28,805 25.3 22.7 13.7 19.2 31,178 2.0 $96.66 0.430
Mississippi 58,322 660,530 12,736 22.8 23.1 11.3 21.3 17,474 2.3 $60.37 0.337
Missouri 168,689 1,808,575 49,436 29.8 20.8 10.7 18.2 50,318 2.7 $75.62 0.343
Montana 28,681 353,058 7,461 25.9 20.7 12.3 19.7 9,259 3.7 $84.14 0.420
Nebraska 30,905 323,701 9,469 29.2 22.9 10.5 17.1 8,229 1.4 $79.54 0.406
Nevada 28,826 349,336 7,620 24.9 23.1 12.1 21.6 7,924 2.3 $83.54 0.364
New Hampshire 26,503 184,028 754 2.9 26.0 6.9 26.0 4,287 1.4 $74.35 0.379
New Jersey 337,608 6,012,900 133,743 40.7 23.3 17.8 21.8 117,771 4.2 $87.68 0.357
New Mexico 19,791 301,985 4,723 24.9 29.3 15.3 28.1 8,830 2.2 $68.71 0.342
New York 617,089 12,013,673 205,752 34.0 26.0 19.5 26.0 261,515 3.9 $83.74 0.327
North Carolina 164,884 1,541,639 26,285 15.6 23.3 9.3 20.9 37,114 1.7 $71.65 0.370
North Dakota 18,359 252,989 4,301 23.0 23.4 13.8 22.0 5,789 2.8 $87.40 0.449
Ohio 265,511 3,582,474 57,760 20.3 25.6 13.5 25.2 87,930 2.1 $100.32 0.406
Oklahoma 38,108 436,003 12,675 30.6 19.8 11.4 18.2 12,639 1.3 $75.91 0.359
Oregon 93,273 1,212,288 18,105 19.5 25.4 13.0 25.3 31,900 3.4 $81.18 0.351
Pennsylvania 598,843 8,501,927 110,088 17.8 30.0 14.2 30.0 184,749 4.2 $97.83 0.421
Puerto Rico 127,106 1,835,586 47,407 38.7 20.0 14.4 20.0 51,292 7.8 $45.53 0.331
Rhode Island 99,917 920,554 19,846 19.7 22.3 9.2 20.1 21,311 5.6 $76.79 0.387
South Carolina 76,591 854,913 21,498 26.2 23.6 11.2 22.1 20,708 1.9 $73.31 0.388
South Dakota 13,323 143,153 2,670 22.2 21.6 10.7 16.9 3,897 1.8 $78.35 0.448
Tennessee 142,282 1,660,126 32,967 23.0 23.6 11.7 22.2 43,055 2.6 $66.16 0.332
Texas 173,279 2,185,371 64,002 36.8 21.2 12.6 18.4 57,889 1.2 $68.18 0.302
Utah 34,422 405,353 7,087 20.5 24.9 11.8 19.4 9,496 2.1 $88.70 0.422
Vermont 19,234 263,058 3,665 19.7 26.0 13.7 26.0 5,986 3.3 $76.10 0.398
Virgin Islands 2,484 50,529 1,044 26.0 20.3 26.0 1,010 3.0 $63.46 0.373
Virginia 98,760 1,158,926 26,074 27.6 22.7 11.7 20.8 26,460 1.5 $83.51 0.408
Washington 129,215 1,776,831 33,044 24.1 26.3 13.8 23.7 48,172 3.4 $86.80 0.349
West Virginia 93,971 1,000,672 11,832 13.6 26.2 10.6 24.2 22,436 3.9 $75.22 0.318
Wisconsin 168,354 1,954,838 49,164 29.7 22.1 11.6 22.2 46,235 2.6 $94.36 0.421
Wyoming 6,752 69,695 1,353 20.1 16.5 10.3 19.2 1,515 0.9 $88.03 0.373
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1978
Reimbursable

STATE Average monthly covered employment Total wages (in thousands) Average weekly wage in total covered employment Benefits paid (in thousands)
Total Public Nonprofit Total Public Nonprofit Total Public Nonprofit
(01)(34)(35)(36)(37)(38)(39)(40) (41) (42) (43)
United States 14,696,510 11,537,740 3,158,770 164,396,064 132,306,676 32,089,388 $215.12 288,887 172,891 121,432
Alabama 230,635 207,120 23,515 2,171,326 1,959,453 211,873 $181.05 897 602 295
Alaska 30,064 27,573 2,491 606,955 572,718 34,237 $388.25 1,066 710 355
Arizona 183,001 149,470 33,531 1,931,323 1,594,846 336,477 $202.95 1,922 1,284 638
Arkansas 107,736 90,222 17,514 974,785 828,374 146,411 $174.00 1,687 1,277 410
California 1,611,055 1,326,693 284,362 21,008,989 17,913,085 3,095,904 $250.78 29,432 17,229 12,203
Colorado 189,381 154,879 34,502 2,063,922 1,729,234 334,689 $209.58 2,621 2,032 589
Connecticut 226,448 155,041 71,407 2,541,200 1,790,161 751,039 $215.81 6,575 3,921 2,654
Delaware 48,726 35,119 13,607 522,725 394,353 128,371 $206.30 482 388 94
District of Columbia 75,792 42,057 33,735 1,033,337 619,255 414,082 $262.19 7,178 4,786 2,392
Florida 559,065 498,613 60,452 5,812,123 5,228,182 583,941 $199.93 5,911 5,251 660
Georgia 330,945 301,522 29,423 3,234,422 2,965,215 269,207 $187.95 1,505 982 523
Hawaii 68,393 57,650 10,743 831,688 717,053 114,635 $233.85 2,731 2,288 443
Idaho 60,651 51,612 9,039 579,286 495,277 84,009 $183.68 1,047 774 273
Illinois 641,607 457,257 184,350 8,140,985 6,054,520 2,086,465 $244.01 25,391 11,789 13,602
Indiana 299,203 217,506 81,697 3,047,630 2,311,266 736,364 $195.88 1,706
Iowa 202,883 155,074 47,809 2,009,293 1,621,127 388,166 $190.46 2,143 1,249 894
Kansas 165,614 142,530 23,084 1,575,524 1,379,431 196,093 $182.95 1,307 673 634
Kentucky 71,398 34,307 37,091 693,988 380,639 313,349 $186.92 2,097 950 1,147
Louisiana 250,174 210,311 39,863 2,423,297 2,078,309 344,988 $186.28 4,609 3,734 875
Maine 78,620 56,719 21,901 720,853 529,067 191,786 $176.32 1,024 418 606
Maryland 360,553 291,131 69,422 3,833,627 3,091,665 741,962 $204.47 1,642 685 957
Massachusetts 431,858 226,786 205,072 5,040,328 2,838,499 2,201,829 $224.45 10,332 803 9,529
Michigan 625,546 477,571 147,975 7,761,797 6,227,246 1,534,551 $238.62 23,245 17,460 5,785
Minnesota 317,401 232,533 84,868 3,562,183 2,848,727 713,456 $215.83 13,575 3,327 10,248
Mississippi 139,396 130,790 8,606 1,182,141 1,112,012 70,129 $163.09 230 168 62
Missouri 304,395 218,541 85,854 3,054,278 2,260,285 793,992 $192.96 3,560 1,141 2,419
Montana 58,977 48,305 10,672 599,906 513,214 86,692 $195.61 462 462
Nebraska 129,603 102,408 27,195 1,229,742 1,010,994 218,748 $182.47 909 567 342
Nevada 43,487 41,829 1,658 547,123 531,351 15,773 $241.95 159 148 11
New Hampshire 31,663 13,608 18,055 312,783 153,499 159,284 $189.97 330 114 216
New Jersey 475,593 365,930 109,663 5,504,555 4,344,424 1,160,132 $222.58 12,178 2,843 9,335
New Mexico 89,223 76,567 12,656 911,578 799,935 111,643 $196.48 663 359 304
New York 1,484,255 1,058,634 425,621 18,748,763 13,863,393 4,885,370 $242.92 45,464 25,250 20,214
North Carolina 342,904 314,562 28,342 3,578,854 3,277,879 300,975 $200.71 2,265 1,609 656
North Dakota 52,019 35,896 16,123 479,234 357,434 121,799 $177.17 811 447 364
Ohio 713,000 508,015 204,985 7,701,399 5,684,430 2,016,969 $207.72 10,273 7,662 2,611
Oklahoma 179,617 159,110 20,507 1,664,400 1,477,874 186,526 $178.20 848 677 171
Oregon 180,961 150,502 30,459 2,127,728 1,828,807 298,921 $226.11 7,490 6,361 1,129
Pennsylvania 736,065 485,572 250,493 8,542,135 5,860,191 2,681,945 $223.18 22,228 13,591 8,637
Puerto Rico 199,823 189,072 10,751 1,373,201 1,294,845 78,357 $132.16 461 423 38
Rhode Island 70,110 46,337 23,773 791,203 552,579 238,625 $217.02 4,161 2,962 1,199
South Carolina 191,020 173,874 17,146 1,731,271 1,590,163 141,108 $174.29 1,032 717 315
South Dakota 44,870 35,297 9,573 397,812 329,509 68,303 $170.50 544 406 138
Tennessee 223,695 166,567 57,128 2,191,945 1,670,735 521,210 $188.44 2,634 1,370 1,264
Texas 717,768 701,217 16,551 7,351,945 7,206,291 145,654 $196.98 5,383 4,812 571
Utah 89,621 73,387 16,234 950,263 787,417 162,845 $203.91 1,848 1,531 317
Vermont 35,823 27,753 8,070 350,701 277,761 72,940 $188.27 1,148 841 307
Virgin Islands 10,164 10,164 89,446 89,446 $169.24 571 571
Virginia 275,086 250,909 24,177 2,859,855 2,652,972 206,883 $199.93 1,949 1,463 486
Washington 265,093 221,749 43,344 3,286,430 2,859,774 426,656 $238.41 7,282 5,038 2,244
West Virginia 73,410 53,292 20,118 704,808 520,209 184,599 $184.63 519 114 405
Wisconsin 342,108 251,364 90,744 3,679,498 2,920,395 759,103 $206.83 10,441 9,057 1,384
Wyoming 30,012 27,193 2,819 331,479 311,156 20,323 $212.40 62 37 25
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1978
FEDERAL-STATE EXTENDED BENEFITS UNDER PUBLIC LAW 91-373

STATE Financial data (in thousands) Claims data
Total extended benefits paid State share of extended benefits paid Federal share of extended benefits paid Federal share of regular benefits paid Number of first payments Weeks compensated for all unemployment Number of claimants exhausting benefits Average weekly benefit amount Average compensable duration (actual)
(01)(44)(45)(46)(47)(48)(49)(50) (51) (52)
United States $693,403 $340,382 $350,954 $18,888.00 940,610 8,992,561 548,790 80 9.6
Alabama $1,894 $947 $947 3,807 29,978 2,240 66 7.9
Alaska $10,815 $5,258 $5,557 $658.00 13,833 124,372 6,977 86 9.0
Arizona $720 $360 $360 1,336 11,114 765 70 8.3
Arkansas $794 $397 $397 1,727 11,398 799 70 6.6
California $72,921 $36,296 $36,625 151,107 1,054,641 55,574 71 7.0
Colorado $1,174 $587 $587 2,188 13,168 917 82 6.0
Connecticut $3,893 $1,858 $2,035 5,578 64,152 4,503 81 11.5
Delaware $574 $287 $287 886 7,307 516 89 8.2
District of Columbia $985 $475 $510 $260.00 1,779 10,774 1,313 95 6.1
Florida $4,338 $2,169 $2,169 10,286 74,119 7,277 61 7.2
Georgia $2,389 $1,188 $1,201 5,165 35,709 3,248 69 6.9
Hawaii $1,533 $736 $797 3,208 38,071 2,550 92 11.9
Idaho $1,125 $580 $545 2,716 14,587 972 77 5.4
Illinois $52,714 $26,357 $26,357 59,998 536,808 17,665 94 8.9
Indiana $2,056 8,533 57,260 5,250 64 6.7
Iowa $1,268 $634 $634 1,782 15,042 979 91 8.4
Kansas $851 $426 $425 984 9,817 752 78 10.0
Kentucky $1,938 $969 $969 3,757 29,218 1,681 69 7.8
Louisiana $2,875 $1,456 $1,419 $214.00 4,695 36,034 2,334 81 7.7
Maine $5,742 $2,849 $2,893 11,676 87,601 6,843 68 7.5
Maryland $1,766 $883 $883 2,857 25,501 1,425 73 8.9
Massachusetts $16,797 $8,045 $8,752 $2,174.00 33,022 239,817 18,258 77 7.3
Michigan $67,279 $31,481 $35,798 77,116 809,201 56,075 86 10.5
Minnesota $3,284 $1,642 $1,642 5,341 39,958 2,493 84 7.5
Mississippi $586 $293 $293 1,278 10,279 677 58 8.0
Missouri $2,322 $1,161 $1,161 4,284 32,610 2,698 72 7.6
Montana $567 $278 $278 1,242 8,032 394 76 6.5
Nebraska $540 $270 $270 774 7,679 1,321 75 9.9
Nevada $688 $344 $344 901 8,845 628 77 9.8
New Hampshire $124 $62 $62 215 1,826 92 57 8.5
New Jersey $130,566 $65,283 $65,283 120,279 1,457,730 117,352 91 12.1
New Mexico $244 $122 $122 490 4,031 334 61 8.2
New York $176,196 $85,951 $90,245 $62.00 210,330 2,285,042 110,631 83 10.9
North Carolina $2,436 $1,218 $1,218 4,801 37,851 2,402 66 7.9
North Dakota $340 $170 $170 580 4,585 270 77 7.9
Ohio $5,624 $2,812 $2,812 5,880 66,293 3,980 87 11.3
Oklahoma $1,010 $505 $505 1,798 15,744 1,362 65 8.8
Oregon $1,932 $966 $966 3,093 27,230 1,409 74 8.8
Pennsylvania $49,160 $24,580 $24,580 $13,689.00 67,342 546,049 48,347 93 8.1
Puerto Rico $20,784 $10,392 $10,392 39,291 555,733 15,409 42 14.1
Rhode Island $15,024 $7,345 $7,679 17,867 184,501 13,288 85 10.3
South Carolina $1,130 $565 $565 2,098 16,554 1,109 70 7.9
South Dakota $161 $86 $75 607 4,550 134 35 7.5
Tennessee $1,926 $963 $963 5,122 33,466 2,287 60 6.5
Texas $3,132 $1,529 $1,603 7,498 62,017 4,472 55 8.3
Utah $390 $194 $196 467 3,448 330 84 7.4
Vermont $1,814 $907 $907 2,731 26,340 1,591 72 9.6
Virgin Islands $58 $29 $29 252 940 60 3.7
Virginia $1,468 $734 $734 2,503 19,614 1,397 75 7.8
Washington $12,392 $6,196 $6,196 $1,346.00 18,793 154,471 11,818 77 8.2
West Virginia $842 $421 $421 1,788 14,089 213 44 7.9
Wisconsin $2,093 $1,067 $1,026 $485.00 4,832 26,610 3,399 82 5.5
Wyoming $129 $59 $70 97 755 40 77 7.8
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