US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394

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Data for Calendar Year 1979: Categories

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

1979
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 71,631,725 $942,204,590 $444,278,867 0.472 $252.95 $119.27
Alabama 1,027,136 $12,094,008 $6,524,723 0.540 $226.43 $122.16
Alaska 113,697 $2,351,244 $1,251,151 0.532 $397.69 $211.62
Arizona 768,857 $9,604,269 $4,796,948 0.499 $240.22 $119.98
Arkansas 602,993 $6,416,202 $3,587,178 0.559 $204.63 $114.40
California 7,923,533 $109,186,096 $49,539,733 0.454 $265.00 $120.24
Colorado 956,651 $12,345,167 $5,962,532 0.483 $248.16 $119.86
Connecticut 1,138,009 $15,727,478 $6,801,505 0.432 $265.77 $114.94
Delaware 197,700 $2,822,322 $1,161,612 0.412 $274.53 $112.99
District of Columbia 284,477 $4,203,131 $1,774,748 0.422 $284.13 $119.97
Florida 2,743,404 $31,178,518 $16,495,694 0.529 $218.56 $115.63
Georgia 1,661,443 $19,627,254 $10,011,639 0.510 $227.18 $115.88
Hawaii 302,388 $3,541,345 $2,442,776 0.690 $225.22 $155.35
Idaho 249,233 $2,916,430 $2,013,405 0.690 $225.03 $155.35
Illinois 4,209,768 $61,430,620 $24,086,271 0.392 $280.62 $110.03
Indiana 1,806,212 $24,768,766 $10,961,448 0.443 $263.71 $116.71
Iowa 869,571 $10,708,785 $5,478,779 0.512 $236.83 $121.16
Kansas 715,235 $8,658,615 $4,249,399 0.491 $232.81 $114.26
Kentucky 939,746 $11,716,395 $5,647,129 0.482 $239.76 $115.56
Louisiana 1,195,068 $15,807,155 $7,641,329 0.483 $254.37 $122.96
Maine 310,179 $3,245,241 $1,802,968 0.556 $201.20 $111.78
Maryland 1,189,343 $14,927,708 $6,886,709 0.461 $241.37 $111.35
Massachusetts 2,071,809 $25,860,625 $12,652,432 0.489 $240.04 $117.44
Michigan 2,815,048 $45,548,079 $17,659,555 0.388 $311.16 $120.64
Minnesota 1,351,381 $17,395,052 $9,433,122 0.542 $247.54 $134.24
Mississippi 637,587 $6,643,029 $3,776,940 0.569 $200.37 $113.92
Missouri 1,577,004 $20,081,127 $9,162,516 0.456 $244.88 $111.73
Montana 217,281 $2,491,884 $1,534,472 0.616 $220.55 $135.81
Nebraska 457,352 $5,162,932 $2,585,080 0.501 $217.09 $108.70
Nevada 325,283 $4,115,632 $2,463,465 0.599 $243.32 $145.64
New Hampshire 302,706 $3,375,758 $1,763,139 0.522 $214.46 $112.01
New Jersey 2,399,685 $33,778,831 $15,671,116 0.464 $270.70 $125.59
New Mexico 322,582 $3,734,250 $2,051,065 0.549 $222.62 $122.27
New York 5,403,898 $78,577,929 $33,124,855 0.422 $279.63 $117.88
North Carolina 1,915,703 $20,811,760 $11,286,397 0.542 $208.92 $113.30
North Dakota 161,422 $1,843,592 $1,037,465 0.563 $219.63 $123.60
Ohio 3,489,090 $50,105,040 $21,243,015 0.424 $276.16 $117.08
Oklahoma 920,332 $11,322,454 $5,025,761 0.444 $236.59 $105.02
Oregon 808,447 $10,657,370 $6,469,854 0.607 $253.51 $153.90
Pennsylvania 3,784,146 $49,953,037 $22,285,088 0.446 $253.86 $113.25
Puerto Rico 481,705 $3,733,146 $3,733,146 1.000 $149.04 $149.04
Rhode Island 316,756 $3,504,152 $1,801,413 0.514 $212.74 $109.37
South Carolina 916,381 $9,943,079 $5,415,858 0.545 $208.66 $113.65
South Dakota 168,973 $1,695,837 $925,753 0.546 $193.00 $105.36
Tennessee 1,421,288 $16,223,999 $8,360,452 0.515 $219.52 $113.12
Texas 4,592,441 $60,813,637 $29,021,717 0.477 $254.66 $121.53
Utah 390,789 $4,723,344 $3,139,718 0.665 $232.44 $154.51
Vermont 149,015 $1,629,950 $863,402 0.530 $210.35 $111.42
Virgin Islands 22,537 $223,797 $137,884 0.616 $190.97 $117.66
Virginia 1,595,321 $18,568,502 $9,358,650 0.504 $223.83 $112.81
Washington 1,231,700 $17,645,586 $10,205,915 0.578 $275.50 $159.35
West Virginia 501,670 $6,941,356 $3,109,976 0.448 $266.09 $119.22
Wisconsin 1,523,940 $19,635,640 $8,800,667 0.448 $247.78 $111.06
Wyoming 153,810 $2,187,435 $1,061,303 0.485 $273.49 $132.69
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1979
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 $12,095,041 $651,536 $8,556,908 $12,461,220 $3,826,956 $8,582,608 $6,000
Alabama $176,129 $6,545 $125,340 $118,116 $118,116 $6,600
Alaska $58,999 $3,906 $50,957 $64,553 $64,533 $10,000
Arizona $107,041 $12,976 $31,402 $226,248 $226,248 $6,000
Arkansas $74,160 $1,231 $67,485 $23,598 $23,598 $6,000
California $1,688,344 $157,505 $862,318 $2,737,865 $2,737,865 $6,000
Colorado $81,389 $8,226 $52,710 $136,585 $136,585 $6,000
Connecticut $181,376 $114,926 $103,548 $370,897 $267,349 $6,000
Delaware $32,254 $30,546 $17,071 $47,000 $29,929 $6,000
District of Columbia $56,037 $46,508 $26,545 $70,544 $43,999 $6,000
Florida $335,149 $38,292 $112,808 $665,144 $665,144 $6,000
Georgia $193,336 $27,374 $122,395 $447,376 $447,376 $6,000
Hawaii $68,958 $4,098 $30,789 $79,395 $79,395 $10,400
Idaho $42,767 $5,905 $33,823 $93,242 $93,242 $10,200
Illinois $796,538 $665,180 $486,917 $946,500 $459,583 $6,000
Indiana $177,054 $27,401 $143,051 $417,748 $417,748 $6,000
Iowa $156,259 $8,078 $106,089 $155,474 $155,474 $6,900
Kansas $79,660 $15,251 $57,631 $238,442 $238,442 $6,000
Kentucky $126,759 $11,121 $144,555 $159,031 $159,031 $6,000
Louisiana $249,743 $12,114 $140,057 $237,995 $237,995 $6,000
Maine $56,525 $31 $43,425 $36,444 $36,400 $44 $6,000
Maryland $254,629 $13,702 $115,864 $273,207 $273,207 $6,000
Massachusetts $429,970 $4,048 $253,072 $363,652 $231,700 $131,952 $6,000
Michigan $724,110 $9,814 $595,577 $112,224 $112,224 $6,000
Minnesota $210,411 $1,935 $134,480 $70,262 $70,262 $8,000
Mississippi $80,799 $14,332 $44,816 $230,732 $230,732 $6,000
Missouri $214,282 $17,976 $148,396 $295,904 $295,904 $6,000
Montana $41,126 $566 $29,877 $23,168 $7,084 $16,084 $7,400
Nebraska $33,435 $5,067 $23,793 $81,337 $81,337 $6,000
Nevada $71,665 $5,176 $33,719 $95,197 $95,197 $7,400
New Hampshire $31,998 $4,929 $16,226 $81,544 $81,544 $6,000
New Jersey $643,206 $550,876 $144,550 $651,928 $507,378 $6,600
New Mexico $41,827 $4,686 $22,204 $79,982 $79,982 $6,600
New York $1,256,135 $15,177 $898,280 $402,613 $402,613 $6,000
North Carolina $239,095 $33,556 $111,759 $564,465 $564,465 $6,000
North Dakota $26,106 $1,063 $21,868 $20,807 $20,807 $7,000
Ohio $521,652 $35,976 $494,397 $513,167 $513,167 $6,000
Oklahoma $86,802 $10,283 $41,608 $176,977 $176,977 $6,000
Oregon $211,657 $17,745 $103,229 $320,240 $320,240 $9,000
Pennsylvania $724,104 $806,265 $131,181 $1,222,296 $1,091,115 $6,000
Puerto Rico $100,756 $72,223 $55,830 $88,700 $32,870
Rhode Island $57,133 $59,742 $6,466 $102,763 $96,297 $6,000
South Carolina $113,139 $10,221 $65,571 $195,216 $195,216 $6,000
South Dakota $11,500 $939 $9,956 $16,179 $16,179 $6,000
Tennessee $152,363 $17,920 $140,164 $274,382 $264,409 $6,000
Texas $186,721 $26,063 $162,841 $396,604 $396,604 $6,000
Utah $53,249 $3,809 $38,443 $67,431 $67,431 $10,400
Vermont $28,606 $19,152 $19,643 $40,739 $21,096 $6,000
Virgin Islands $4,766 $2,513 $3,770 $10,405 $6,635 $6,000
Virginia $95,552 $6,691 $92,461 $103,123 $103,123 $6,000
Washington $331,343 $13,745 $139,227 $296,762 $296,762 $9,000
West Virginia $80,675 $3,426 $100,936 $38,945 $38,945 $6,000
Wisconsin $283,050 $28,179 $217,339 $465,374 $465,374 $6,000
Wyoming $14,702 $4,458 $8,039 $68,949 $68,949 $6,000
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1979
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 1.28 0.91 1.26 2.67 0.91 2.22 DEC 75 0.41
Alabama 1.46 1.04 1.42 2.64 0.98 2.17 DEC 75 0.45
Alaska 2.51 2.17 2.55 4.79 2.74 4.33 AUG 58 0.63
Arizona 1.11 0.33 1.11 2.22 2.36 2.48 DEC 75 0.95
Arkansas 1.16 1.05 1.15 2.06 0.37 2.69 DEC 75 0.14
California 1.55 0.79 1.54 3.39 2.51 2.27 DEC 75 1.11
Colorado 0.66 0.43 0.64 1.33 1.11 1.26 MAY 63 0.88
Connecticut 1.15 0.73 1.12 2.59 0.00 3.32 DEC 75 0.00
Delaware 1.14 1.08 1.15 2.79 0.00 2.58 DEC 75 0.00
District of Columbia 1.33 1.11 1.38 3.28 0.00 1.84 DEC 75 0.00
Florida 1.07 0.36 1.03 1.95 2.13 1.86 DEC 75 1.15
Georgia 0.99 0.62 0.98 1.92 2.28 2.13 DEC 75 1.07
Hawaii 1.95 0.87 1.92 2.78 2.24 2.12 DEC 76 1.06
Idaho 1.47 1.16 1.46 2.12 3.20 2.24 AUG 61 1.43
Illinois 1.30 1.08 1.27 3.25 0.00 1.96 DEC 75 0.00
Indiana 0.71 0.58 0.70 1.59 1.69 1.79 DEC 75 0.94
Iowa 1.46 0.99 1.44 2.81 1.45 1.50 DEC 75 0.97
Kansas 0.92 0.67 0.87 1.78 2.75 1.55 MAY 71 1.77
Kentucky 1.08 1.23 1.06 2.21 1.36 2.77 OCT 58 0.49
Louisiana 1.58 0.89 1.62 3.34 1.51 1.95 OCT 61 0.77
Maine 1.74 1.34 1.74 3.14 0.00 2.84 OCT 58 0.00
Maryland 1.71 0.78 1.74 3.78 1.83 2.19 DEC 58 0.84
Massachusetts 1.66 0.98 1.70 3.47 0.51 3.20 DEC 75 0.16
Michigan 1.59 1.31 1.56 4.03 0.25 3.69 DEC 58 0.07
Minnesota 1.21 0.77 1.23 2.26 0.40 1.83 DEC 75 0.22
Mississippi 1.22 0.67 1.18 2.08 3.47 1.97 AUG 61 1.76
Missouri 1.07 0.74 1.04 2.28 1.47 1.98 DEC 75 0.74
Montana 1.65 1.20 1.67 2.71 0.65 3.03 OCT 58 0.21
Nebraska 0.65 0.46 0.66 1.32 1.58 1.56 DEC 75 1.01
Nevada 1.74 0.82 1.78 2.97 2.31 2.75 OCT 58 0.84
New Hampshire 0.95 0.48 0.92 1.75 2.42 2.51 DEC 75 0.96
New Jersey 1.90 1.63 1.70 3.66 0.00 3.33 DEC 75 0.00
New Mexico 1.12 0.59 1.13 2.05 2.14 1.64 OCT 61 1.30
New York 1.60 1.14 1.53 3.63 0.51 2.50 DEC 75 0.20
North Carolina 1.15 0.54 1.14 2.11 2.71 2.46 DEC 75 1.10
North Dakota 1.42 1.19 1.41 2.50 1.13 1.86 NOV 61 0.61
Ohio 1.04 0.99 1.03 2.42 1.02 2.44 DEC 58 0.42
Oklahoma 0.77 0.37 0.72 1.63 1.56 1.34 AUG 61 1.16
Oregon 1.99 0.97 2.03 3.35 3.00 2.85 SEP 58 1.05
Pennsylvania 1.45 1.61 1.40 3.13 0.00 3.03 DEC 75 0.00
Puerto Rico 2.70 1.93 2.96 2.96 0.00 4.41 DEC 75 0.00
Rhode Island 1.63 1.70 1.49 2.91 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
South Carolina 1.14 0.66 1.14 2.09 1.96 2.89 DEC 75 0.68
South Dakota 0.68 0.59 0.69 1.27 0.95 1.06 JAN 64 0.90
Tennessee 0.94 0.86 0.94 1.81 1.63 2.18 JAN 58 0.75
Texas 0.31 0.27 0.28 0.58 0.65 0.98 JAN 59 0.66
Utah 1.13 0.81 1.15 1.73 1.43 1.66 DEC 75 0.86
Vermont 1.76 1.18 1.72 3.25 0.00 3.18 DEC 75 0.00
Virgin Islands 2.13 1.12 2.28 3.70 0.00 1.71 DEC 78 0.00
Virginia 0.51 0.50 0.53 1.05 0.56 1.31 DEC 75 0.43
Washington 1.88 0.79 1.91 3.30 1.68 3.83 DEC 71 0.44
West Virginia 1.16 1.45 1.16 2.58 0.56 2.63 JAN 59 0.21
Wisconsin 1.44 1.11 1.42 3.18 2.37 2.24 DEC 75 1.06
Wyoming 0.67 0.37 0.62 1.29 3.15 2.44 MAY 63 1.29
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1979
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 8,075,003 106,112,194 2,037,095 26.7 24.2 13.1 22.4 2,424,513 2.8 $89.68 0.360
Alabama 174,604 1,886,365 41,410 25.8 23.2 10.8 21.1 42,109 3.3 $73.38 0.331
Alaska 38,999 653,805 11,109 29.6 27.8 16.8 27.7 11,456 7.8 $82.52 0.204
Arizona 42,638 461,409 8,372 22.1 24.4 10.8 21.4 13,657 1.4 $76.44 0.323
Arkansas 85,494 981,381 19,498 22.6 22.8 11.5 20.4 24,657 3.4 $77.53 0.383
California 976,520 13,288,028 279,321 26.0 23.9 13.6 22.4 292,491 3.1 $77.82 0.292
Colorado 51,645 544,058 13,956 27.8 21.6 10.5 19.7 15,593 1.4 $102.65 0.420
Connecticut 125,276 1,395,198 18,172 15.3 26.0 11.1 26.0 30,876 2.3 $94.50 0.364
Delaware 26,916 330,477 5,364 20.6 25.1 12.3 24.6 6,310 2.5 $100.25 0.381
District of Columbia 25,317 499,075 9,999 38.3 27.6 19.7 27.9 9,509 2.5 $114.49 0.412
Florida 153,016 1,849,007 57,004 38.3 20.0 12.1 17.8 56,046 1.7 $66.53 0.305
Georgia 191,176 1,758,910 47,688 26.5 20.2 9.2 18.4 38,132 1.9 $76.28 0.344
Hawaii 29,183 389,496 6,656 22.7 26.0 13.3 26.0 9,841 2.6 $95.38 0.418
Idaho 38,870 419,297 8,361 22.8 20.0 10.8 16.5 10,973 3.5 $90.07 0.409
Illinois 412,404 6,631,902 130,436 35.1 26.0 16.1 25.8 141,015 3.1 $106.12 0.382
Indiana 203,694 1,947,006 41,832 28.1 20.8 9.6 16.7 45,174 2.1 $79.41 0.310
Iowa 81,362 1,031,686 11,188 13.6 27.0 12.7 24.0 21,530 2.0 $110.71 0.481
Kansas 58,423 652,041 10,926 21.9 22.8 11.2 21.1 13,846 1.6 $94.91 0.420
Kentucky 135,149 1,682,313 32,155 25.9 23.1 12.4 20.6 37,881 3.3 $92.31 0.396
Louisiana 107,849 1,502,354 28,818 28.8 24.4 13.9 22.5 31,782 2.2 $98.64 0.403
Maine 65,009 667,514 15,501 24.7 21.3 10.3 17.6 14,443 3.7 $77.98 0.391
Maryland 125,257 1,476,149 22,050 19.0 26.0 11.8 26.0 34,430 2.2 $85.30 0.362
Massachusetts 216,655 3,288,206 58,546 26.4 26.7 15.2 23.9 75,071 3.0 $89.47 0.372
Michigan 558,244 6,364,967 136,842 31.4 23.3 11.4 19.1 162,694 4.7 $99.03 0.328
Minnesota 110,855 1,453,876 30,712 29.0 23.1 13.1 19.9 32,249 1.9 $105.38 0.433
Mississippi 67,579 775,716 14,293 23.3 23.6 11.5 21.9 19,301 2.5 $63.81 0.325
Missouri 189,700 2,042,387 47,309 27.3 21.6 10.8 18.3 52,007 2.8 $77.82 0.326
Montana 28,386 368,152 10,374 35.3 20.9 13.0 19.3 8,891 3.5 $88.29 0.403
Nebraska 28,396 302,314 7,945 28.2 22.5 10.6 15.6 7,108 1.2 $83.93 0.396
Nevada 32,134 375,932 7,129 23.2 23.2 11.7 21.5 7,892 2.1 $90.87 0.371
New Hampshire 30,480 214,939 1,321 4.6 26.0 7.1 25.7 4,468 1.2 $78.76 0.370
New Jersey 400,665 6,447,770 145,496 39.5 23.4 16.1 22.1 125,986 4.3 $93.39 0.352
New Mexico 21,476 316,224 4,585 21.8 27.9 14.7 28.3 8,378 2.0 $75.49 0.341
New York 598,960 11,475,357 183,310 29.8 26.0 19.2 26.0 250,939 3.6 $89.19 0.326
North Carolina 190,040 1,589,651 23,692 13.8 23.6 8.4 21.0 38,254 1.7 $76.45 0.366
North Dakota 18,002 254,893 4,522 24.1 22.7 14.2 21.6 5,498 2.6 $94.65 0.446
Ohio 391,294 4,634,780 64,201 21.7 25.7 11.8 25.3 116,525 2.8 $114.59 0.430
Oklahoma 45,512 516,651 12,401 29.5 20.9 11.4 18.7 13,696 1.4 $88.30 0.380
Oregon 107,268 1,338,219 18,781 18.4 25.5 12.5 25.3 34,061 3.4 $88.05 0.351
Pennsylvania 648,603 8,783,695 102,556 16.7 30.0 13.5 30.0 184,273 4.1 $102.78 0.409
Puerto Rico 75,218 1,826,673 65,772 63.3 15.4 24.3 20.0 49,722 7.1 $50.06 0.344
Rhode Island 63,371 874,878 21,947 38.0 22.5 13.8 20.4 18,743 4.8 $83.62 0.386
South Carolina 84,756 951,803 19,583 25.5 23.8 11.2 22.3 23,292 2.1 $74.85 0.363
South Dakota 13,056 136,890 2,392 15.8 22.2 10.5 17.4 3,486 1.6 $85.80 0.450
Tennessee 186,093 2,116,819 44,301 27.6 22.8 11.4 21.0 50,878 3.0 $70.45 0.325
Texas 196,197 2,377,952 70,388 38.4 21.3 12.1 17.8 60,881 1.1 $75.23 0.302
Utah 36,530 455,557 8,200 22.1 25.6 12.5 19.6 10,338 2.1 $95.28 0.414
Vermont 20,641 276,402 3,305 16.5 26.0 13.4 26.0 6,233 3.3 $82.30 0.398
Virgin Islands 3,276 51,021 922 29.9 26.0 15.6 26.0 930 2.6 $66.06 0.343
Virginia 106,668 1,223,738 26,019 25.1 22.9 11.5 20.6 26,606 1.4 $87.32 0.393
Washington 141,263 1,753,186 25,453 19.2 26.7 12.4 24.3 43,902 2.9 $98.05 0.360
West Virginia 109,286 1,125,090 16,077 15.8 26.4 10.3 24.2 25,119 4.1 $92.08 0.362
Wisconsin 198,239 2,279,640 37,690 20.5 22.4 11.5 21.8 53,795 2.9 $103.39 0.427
Wyoming 7,359 71,345 1,215 17.1 17.9 9.7 19.8 1,546 0.8 $95.30 0.359
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1979
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 15,003,646 11,763,738 3,239,908 178,776,756 143,839,434 34,937,320 $229.15 350,200 220,279 129,919
Alabama 234,467 208,989 25,478 2,430,558 2,180,208 250,350 $199.35 4,400 3,793 607
Alaska 32,909 30,218 2,691 731,907 692,469 39,438 $427.70 4,099 3,697 402
Arizona 185,353 147,809 37,544 2,156,358 1,738,754 417,604 $223.73 2,321 1,819 502
Arkansas 114,263 95,700 18,563 1,139,096 968,261 170,835 $191.71 2,217 1,406 811
California 1,648,734 1,334,507 314,227 23,276,939 19,711,215 3,565,724 $271.50 31,891 23,987 7,904
Colorado 197,583 160,429 37,154 2,325,898 1,935,401 390,497 $226.38 662 532 130
Connecticut 230,833 156,877 73,956 2,753,964 1,906,232 847,731 $229.43 4,928 2,970 1,958
Delaware 52,234 37,606 14,628 594,117 451,107 143,010 $218.73 1,030 856 175
District of Columbia 99,382 62,493 36,889 1,347,045 858,715 488,330 $260.66 4,758 4,758
Florida 569,667 494,266 75,401 6,386,831 5,617,136 769,696 $215.61 6,057 5,156 902
Georgia 340,679 309,418 31,261 3,448,576 3,142,865 305,711 $194.67 4,375 3,812 563
Hawaii 68,999 56,818 12,181 862,422 723,402 139,020 $240.37 3,079 2,704 375
Idaho 61,851 52,281 9,570 646,627 551,004 95,623 $201.05 1,732 904 828
Illinois 376,582 316,971 59,611 4,852,799 4,157,110 695,688 $247.82 30,662 12,998 17,664
Indiana 305,045 219,792 85,253 3,374,535 2,543,765 830,770 $212.74 6,663 4,621 2,042
Iowa 211,953 159,526 52,427 2,233,740 1,780,097 453,643 $202.67 2,815 1,508 1,307
Kansas 168,922 144,674 24,248 1,741,955 1,517,429 224,526 $198.31 1,703 1,133 570
Kentucky 205,808 165,498 40,310 2,178,323 1,807,817 370,506 $203.54 1,986 1,006 980
Louisiana 256,176 213,491 42,685 2,675,250 2,282,639 392,611 $200.83 4,715 3,825 890
Maine 81,177 57,541 23,636 810,561 588,637 221,923 $192.02 2,175 1,473 702
Maryland 364,076 289,294 74,782 4,081,339 3,241,819 839,520 $215.58 4,831 2,956 1,875
Massachusetts 422,730 220,238 202,492 5,348,669 3,020,791 2,327,878 $243.32 12,685 6,398 6,287
Michigan 636,465 480,796 155,669 8,640,441 6,879,375 1,761,067 $261.07 24,816 19,794 5,023
Minnesota 325,807 235,523 90,284 3,818,258 2,978,183 840,075 $225.37 10,969 3,300 7,669
Mississippi 144,426 135,221 9,205 1,329,981 1,246,551 83,430 $177.09 1,471 1,377 95
Missouri 313,605 224,483 89,122 3,400,171 2,529,263 870,908 $208.50 5,566 3,396 2,169
Montana 36,415 24,954 11,461 396,993 291,036 105,957 $209.65 433 433
Nebraska 133,961 104,714 29,247 1,350,445 1,098,190 252,255 $193.86 1,532 1,156 376
Nevada 46,010 44,162 1,848 616,471 597,296 19,175 $257.67 604 598 5
New Hampshire 59,985 41,122 18,863 640,301 453,431 186,870 $205.28 443 288 155
New Jersey 502,498 379,980 122,518 6,266,802 4,938,368 1,328,434 $239.83 36,621 6,729 29,892
New Mexico 88,823 75,750 13,073 1,004,565 880,287 124,278 $217.49 1,465 1,195 270
New York 1,538,426 1,096,623 441,803 20,336,581 14,925,929 5,410,652 $254.21 55,133 37,882 17,251
North Carolina 363,315 333,145 30,170 3,933,790 3,593,967 339,823 $208.22 1,374 1,056 318
North Dakota 53,771 36,936 16,835 528,606 391,282 137,324 $189.05 1,025 728 297
Ohio 741,522 520,544 220,978 8,521,787 6,188,880 2,332,907 $221.01 12,015 9,147 2,867
Oklahoma 94,165 70,609 23,556 951,261 722,633 228,628 $194.27 1,183 856 327
Oregon 188,773 156,869 31,904 2,342,456 2,002,752 339,704 $238.63 6,116 5,273 843
Pennsylvania 763,143 497,502 265,641 9,449,234 6,438,151 3,011,084 $238.12
Puerto Rico 220,446 208,914 11,532 1,578,562 1,490,681 87,880 $137.71
Rhode Island 73,584 47,286 26,298 889,870 608,298 281,571 $232.56 6,677 3,462 3,214
South Carolina 192,720 174,532 18,188 1,937,814 1,777,423 160,391 $193.37 2,524 2,154 370
South Dakota 49,226 35,570 13,656 465,632 360,293 105,339 $181.91 743 575 168
Tennessee 249,593 188,579 61,014 2,612,177 2,010,790 601,387 $201.26 3,455 2,393 1,062
Texas 740,835 721,522 19,313 8,158,621 7,974,374 184,247 $211.78 9,967 8,511 1,456
Utah 93,837 76,802 17,035 1,071,333 879,418 191,915 $219.56 2,585 2,172 412
Vermont 37,973 28,461 9,512 381,782 292,455 89,327 $193.35 1,543 1,232 311
Virgin Islands 12,852 12,852 130,467 130,467 $195.22 551 551
Virginia 292,478 265,346 27,132 3,242,155 2,989,308 252,847 $213.18 3,085 1,551 1,533
Washington 273,433 227,840 45,593 3,691,612 3,203,476 488,136 $259.63 6,575 2,700 3,875
West Virginia 116,912 95,936 20,976 1,241,871 1,031,080 210,791 $204.27 1,539 1,107 432
Wisconsin 356,055 256,355 99,700 4,058,467 3,150,591 907,876 $219.20 10,338 8,727 1,610
Wyoming 33,169 30,374 2,795 390,741 368,333 22,408 $226.54 69 57 12
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1979
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 $237,458 $118,337 $119,121 $6,197.00 289,971 2,896,296 171,707 87 10.0
Alabama $18 $9 $9 4 31 5 68 7.8
Alaska $7,425 $3,637 $3,788 $820.00 9,946 92,633 5,316 82 9.3
Arizona $31 $10 $21 1 11 1 67 11.0
Arkansas $9 $4 $4 0 0.0
California $727 $372 $355 80 452 54 431 5.7
Colorado $7 $3 $3 7 66 0.0
Connecticut $140 $21 $118 0 0.0
Delaware $5 $2 $3 0 0.0
District of Columbia 5 75 0.0
Florida $85 $31 $54 0 0.0
Georgia $23 $18 $5 1 27 0.0
Hawaii $10 $7 $17 0 0.0
Idaho $1,351 $664 $687 3,399 16,959 1,113 85 5.0
Illinois $159 $75 $83 49 724 38 79 14.8
Indiana $27 $5 $22 3 0 0.0
Iowa $30 $15 $15 7 37 0.0
Kansas $143 $11 $154 0 0.0
Kentucky $41 $17 $24 5 0 0.0
Louisiana $7 $3 $3 2 13 1 76 6.5
Maine $3,824 $1,913 $1,910 9,648 56,081 3,423 70 5.8
Maryland $32 $11 $22 19 1 69 0.0
Massachusetts $91 $29 $62 $709.00 49 688 124 77 14.0
Michigan $43,180 $21,267 $21,913 64,910 505,765 14,665 92 7.8
Minnesota $12 $4 $7 8 108 0.0
Mississippi $5 $1 $4 0 0.0
Missouri $95 $28 $67 1 0 0.0
Montana $75 $3 $78 3 48 3.0
Nebraska $3 $1 $2 0 0.0
Nevada $164 $3 $167 0 0.0
New Hampshire $30 $15 $15 12 95 12.0
New Jersey $129,789 $64,906 $64,883 105,388 1,341,658 104,021 98 12.7
New Mexico 0 0.0
New York $1,021 $435 $585 121 1,214 3 91 10.0
North Carolina $46 $20 $27 2 15 5 44 7.5
North Dakota $7 $3 $4 0 0.0
Ohio $245 $118 $127 0 0.0
Oklahoma $5 $1 $4 0 0.0
Oregon $81 $26 $56 1 98 0.0
Pennsylvania $24,872 $12,420 $12,453 $4,668.00 43,513 282,534 19,018 98 6.5
Puerto Rico $16,671 $8,334 $8,337 34,636 453,288 12,617 44 13.1
Rhode Island $12,465 $6,236 $6,229 18,216 143,830 11,287 92 7.9
South Carolina $26 $9 $16 12 2 102 0.0
South Dakota $5 $2 $4 0 0.0
Tennessee $313 $116 $198 103 0 0.0
Texas $43 $15 $28 13 57 2.6
Utah $4 $3 1 0 0.0
Vermont $309 $150 $159 9 2 36 0.0
Virgin Islands 0 0.0
Virginia 2 2 78 0.0
Washington $111 $30 $81 68 2 70 0.0
West Virginia $267 $89 $178 0 0.0
Wisconsin $7 $6 $13 7 124 3 32 17.7
Wyoming $8 $8 0 0.0
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