US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394


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Taxable Employment and Wage Data
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Reimbursable Data
Federal-State Extended Benefits Data

CALIFORNIA
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)
1938 1,216,773 $1,902,198 $1,902,198 1.000 $30.06 $30.06
1939 1,264,431 $1,998,470 $1,998,470 1.000 $30.39 $30.39
1940 1,380,688 $2,238,118 $2,025,506 0.905 $31.17 $28.21
1941 1,672,183 $2,973,482 $2,699,093 0.908 $34.20 $31.04
1942 1,981,973 $4,280,397 $3,892,476 0.909 $41.53 $37.77
1943 2,273,876 $5,717,761 $5,097,875 0.892 $48.36 $43.11
1944 2,237,560 $6,063,851 $5,265,625 0.868 $52.12 $45.26
1945 2,051,341 $5,640,422 $4,896,574 0.868 $52.88 $45.90
1946 2,323,564 $6,485,630 $5,550,279 0.856 $53.68 $45.94
1947 2,459,596 $7,460,387 $6,211,793 0.833 $58.33 $48.57
1948 2,515,469 $8,042,166 $6,519,662 0.811 $61.48 $49.84
1949 2,418,668 $7,905,303 $6,353,675 0.804 $62.85 $50.52
1950 2,525,443 $8,610,333 $6,765,871 0.786 $65.57 $51.52
1951 2,763,651 $10,183,978 $7,705,464 0.757 $70.86 $53.62
1952 2,941,251 $11,477,085 $8,438,041 0.735 $75.04 $55.17
1953 3,074,526 $12,618,227 $9,009,378 0.714 $78.93 $56.35
1954 3,057,349 $12,910,406 $8,974,239 0.695 $81.21 $56.45
1955 3,256,361 $14,418,913 $9,762,167 0.677 $85.15 $57.65
1956 3,480,128 $16,204,464 $10,626,570 0.656 $89.54 $58.72
1957 3,589,963 $17,433,886 $11,070,467 0.635 $93.39 $59.30
1958 3,511,566 $17,780,675 $10,925,132 0.614 $97.37 $59.83
1959 3,752,014 $20,020,528 $11,906,626 0.595 $102.61 $61.03
1960 3,832,576 $21,070,577 $13,714,631 0.651 $105.73 $68.82
1961 3,892,274 $22,140,572 $14,018,576 0.633 $109.39 $69.26
1962 4,072,727 $23,991,782 $15,339,097 0.639 $113.29 $72.43
1963 4,217,002 $25,665,285 $15,981,880 0.623 $117.04 $72.88
1964 4,347,242 $27,469,448 $16,638,645 0.606 $121.52 $73.60
1965 4,462,375 $28,929,068 $17,182,472 0.594 $124.67 $74.05
1966 4,702,827 $31,635,517 $19,225,946 0.608 $129.36 $78.62
1967 4,834,273 $33,712,094 $18,940,079 0.562 $134.11 $75.34
1968 5,037,466 $36,859,134 $20,034,518 0.544 $140.71 $76.48
1969 5,266,907 $40,378,623 $21,273,544 0.527 $147.43 $77.67
1970 5,234,901 $41,935,268 $21,439,738 0.511 $154.05 $78.76
1971 5,148,599 $43,118,902 $20,832,510 0.483 $161.06 $77.81
1972 5,430,740 $47,733,912 $23,805,302 0.499 $169.03 $84.30
1973 5,815,255 $53,150,949 $25,585,670 0.481 $175.77 $84.61
1974 6,131,685 $60,312,411 $26,716,507 0.443 $189.16 $83.79
1975 6,006,486 $63,888,847 $26,274,061 0.411 $204.55 $84.12
1976 6,522,618 $72,724,152 $40,713,843 0.560 $214.41 $120.04
1977 6,801,197 $80,461,446 $44,373,389 0.551 $227.51 $125.47
1978 7,425,920 $93,891,538 $45,264,604 0.482 $243.15 $117.22
1979 7,923,533 $109,186,096 $49,539,733 0.454 $265.00 $120.24
1980 8,082,840 $122,745,669 $51,569,306 0.420 $292.04 $122.69
1981 8,243,759 $136,807,563 $53,691,597 0.392 $319.14 $125.25
1982 8,069,594 $144,034,611 $52,285,601 0.363 $343.25 $124.60
1983 8,209,157 $155,097,942 $60,271,672 0.389 $363.33 $141.19
1984 8,817,777 $173,699,231 $65,608,576 0.378 $378.82 $143.09
1985 9,152,233 $189,504,460 $68,875,396 0.363 $398.19 $144.72
1986 9,411,323 $204,630,994 $72,207,025 0.353 $418.14 $147.55
1987 9,834,941 $224,457,123 $75,315,929 0.336 $438.89 $147.27
1988 10,227,165 $244,002,823 $79,496,797 0.326 $458.81 $149.48
1989 10,591,274 $260,318,180 $82,914,880 0.319 $472.66 $150.55
1990 10,767,225 $277,388,017 $84,283,755 0.304 $495.43 $150.53
1991 10,249,187 $276,167,268 $81,321,882 0.294 $518.18 $152.59
1992 9,979,022 $282,862,445 $79,211,872 0.280 $545.11 $152.65
1993 9,815,364 $282,701,273 $78,555,116 0.278 $553.88 $153.91
1994 9,956,067 $290,366,248 $80,324,924 0.277 $560.86 $155.15
1995 10,221,756 $307,522,726 $82,907,020 0.270 $578.56 $155.98
1996 10,578,299 $330,779,232 $82,694,941 0.250 $601.34 $150.33
1997 11,314,930 $369,300,678 $85,073,554 0.230 $627.66 $125.64
1998 11,348,469 $397,015,517 $87,799,676 0.221 $672.77 $148.78
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CALIFORNIA
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)
1938 $62,162 $2,017 $23,715 $107,636 $107,636
1939 $77,326 $3,145 $38,546 $149,561 $149,561
1940 $76,309 $3,837 $64,969 $156,934 $156,934 $3,000
1941 $91,746 $4,336 $51,931 $201,085 $201,085 $3,000
1942 $118,748 $5,536 $37,173 $288,196 $288,196 $3,000
1943 $165,128 $7,502 $7,304 $453,523 $453,523 $3,000
1944 $170,345 $10,193 $9,920 $624,141 $624,141 $3,000
1945 $154,534 $13,251 $55,277 $736,649 $736,649 $3,000
1946 $122,374 $13,647 $154,532 $717,938 $717,938 $3,000
1947 $126,875 $14,042 $129,974 $728,881 $728,881 $3,000
1948 $116,063 $14,934 $146,528 $713,350 $713,350 $3,000
1949 $117,398 $13,645 $253,084 $591,309 $591,309 $3,000
1950 $153,791 $11,742 $182,738 $573,884 $573,884 $3,000
1951 $182,487 $13,200 $95,082 $674,488 $674,488 $3,000
1952 $176,987 $15,717 $101,678 $765,514 $765,514 $3,000
1953 $131,992 $18,385 $97,363 $818,528 $818,528 $3,000
1954 $124,125 $18,855 $142,783 $818,725 $818,725 $3,000
1955 $144,906 $19,044 $102,597 $880,078 $880,078 $3,000
1956 $158,208 $21,867 $98,753 $964,449 $964,449 $3,000
1957 $155,247 $25,165 $151,903 $998,922 $998,922 $3,000
1958 $142,915 $23,492 $330,568 $837,236 $837,236 $3,000
1959 $235,364 $22,683 $211,927 $882,345 $882,345 $3,000
1960 $285,807 $25,013 $385,931 $801,581 $801,581 $3,600
1961 $301,544 $20,258 $473,971 $571,688 $571,688 $3,600
1962 $457,915 $17,595 $425,716 $623,557 $623,557 $3,800
1963 $490,604 $19,830 $489,644 $641,473 $641,473 $3,800
1964 $504,271 $21,784 $511,037 $656,011 $656,011 $3,800
1965 $507,347 $22,530 $533,674 $659,689 $659,689 $3,800
1966 $544,506 $26,832 $412,716 $819,502 $819,502 $4,100
1967 $538,451 $33,530 $458,599 $931,488 $931,488 $3,800
1968 $564,929 $42,107 $404,217 $1,134,656 $1,134,656 $3,800
1969 $533,122 $54,070 $416,838 $1,304,868 $1,304,868 $3,800
1970 $510,570 $63,852 $660,938 $1,218,855 $1,218,855 $3,800
1971 $456,551 $50,458 $741,419 $904,740 $904,740 $3,800
1972 $647,849 $43,492 $604,874 $975,085 $975,085 $4,200
1973 $770,168 $56,701 $593,297 $1,221,014 $1,221,014 $4,200
1974 $722,443 $70,705 $823,687 $1,153,218 $1,153,218 $4,200
1975 $802,308 $43,835 $1,310,136 $545,694 $545,694 $4,200
1976 $1,328,424 $30,982 $1,123,454 $641,259 $641,259 $7,000
1977 $1,532,871 $49,698 $1,017,609 $1,087,930 $1,087,930 $7,000
1978 $1,581,169 $85,442 $962,998 $1,755,812 $1,755,812 $6,000
1979 $1,688,344 $157,505 $862,318 $2,737,865 $2,737,865 $6,000
1980 $1,452,187 $262,870 $1,357,892 $3,087,861 $3,087,861 $6,000
1981 $1,349,506 $326,455 $1,401,410 $3,352,970 $3,352,970 $6,000
1982 $1,438,991 $312,332 $2,233,015 $2,707,650 $2,707,650 $6,000
1983 $1,564,313 $237,327 $2,155,947 $2,169,348 $2,169,348 $7,000
1984 $2,040,757 $257,770 $1,614,327 $2,810,732 $2,810,732 $7,000
1985 $2,239,837 $330,154 $1,888,219 $3,504,521 $3,504,521 $7,000
1986 $1,743,565 $345,312 $2,073,720 $3,533,594 $3,533,594 $7,000
1987 $1,916,910 $336,152 $1,755,069 $4,017,087 $4,017,087 $7,000
1988 $1,910,294 $372,429 $1,611,228 $4,706,123 $4,706,123 $7,000
1989 $1,855,196 $442,768 $1,597,637 $5,419,473 $5,419,473 $7,000
1990 $1,758,304 $488,198 $2,175,097 $5,525,268 $5,525,268 $7,000
1991 $1,662,062 $414,846 $3,411,053 $4,190,197 $4,190,197 $7,000
1992 $2,071,401 $270,958 $3,744,443 $2,786,713 $2,786,713 $7,000
1993 $2,721,113 $189,899 $3,297,785 $2,450,402 $2,450,402 $7,000
1994 $2,786,419 $155,516 $3,261,178 $2,092,695 $2,092,695 $7,000
1995 $2,825,654 $147,160 $2,963,739 $2,104,220 $2,104,220 $7,000
1996 $3,407,978 $178,404 $2,806,175 $2,877,452 $2,877,452 $7,000
1997 $3,077,547 $231,752 $2,447,456 $3,737,815 $3,737,815 $7,000
1998 $2,864,749 $285,156 $2,438,278 $4,467,207 $4,467,207 $7,000
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CALIFORNIA
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)
1938 3.27 1.25 2.70 2.70 5.66 0.00 0.00
1939 3.87 1.93 2.70 2.70 7.48 0.00 0.00
1940 3.41 2.90 2.44 2.70 7.01 0.00 0.00
1941 3.09 1.75 2.25 2.48 6.76 0.00 0.00
1942 2.77 0.87 2.23 2.45 6.73 0.00 0.00
1943 2.89 0.13 2.03 2.28 7.93 0.00 0.00
1944 2.81 0.16 1.89 2.18 10.29 0.00 0.00
1945 2.74 0.98 1.79 2.06 13.06 0.00 0.00
1946 1.89 2.38 1.71 2.00 11.07 0.00 0.00
1947 1.70 1.74 1.73 2.08 9.77 0.00 0.00
1948 1.44 1.82 1.43 1.76 8.87 0.00 0.00
1949 1.49 3.20 1.48 1.84 7.48 0.00 0.00
1950 1.79 2.12 1.89 2.41 6.67 0.00 0.00
1951 1.79 0.93 1.79 2.37 6.62 0.00 0.00
1952 1.54 0.89 1.54 2.09 6.67 0.00 0.00
1953 1.05 0.77 0.97 1.36 6.49 0.00 0.00
1954 0.96 1.11 0.96 1.38 6.34 0.00 0.00
1955 1.00 0.71 1.03 1.51 6.10 0.00 0.00
1956 0.98 0.61 0.98 1.50 5.95 0.00 0.00
1957 0.89 0.87 0.85 1.34 5.73 0.00 0.00
1958 0.80 1.86 0.80 1.30 4.71 0.00 0.00
1959 1.18 1.06 1.21 2.04 4.41 0.00 0.00
1960 1.36 1.83 1.28 1.96 3.80 0.00 0.00
1961 1.36 2.14 1.39 2.19 2.58 0.00 0.00
1962 1.91 1.77 1.97 3.08 2.60 0.00 0.00
1963 1.91 1.91 1.90 3.05 2.50 0.00 0.00
1964 1.84 1.86 1.83 3.02 2.39 0.00 0.00
1965 1.75 1.84 1.77 2.97 2.28 0.00 0.00
1966 1.72 1.30 1.75 2.87 2.59 0.00 0.00
1967 1.60 1.36 1.58 2.82 2.76 0.00 0.00
1968 1.53 1.10 1.55 2.84 3.08 0.00 0.00
1969 1.32 1.03 1.31 2.49 3.23 0.00 0.00
1970 1.22 1.58 1.18 2.32 2.91 0.00 0.00
1971 1.06 1.72 1.05 2.18 2.10 2.26 MAY 61 0.93
1972 1.36 1.27 1.42 2.84 2.04 2.26 MAY 61 0.90
1973 1.45 1.12 1.48 3.07 2.30 2.26 MAY 61 1.02
1974 1.20 1.37 1.22 2.76 1.91 2.26 MAY 61 0.85
1975 1.26 2.05 1.27 3.09 0.85 2.27 DEC 75 0.37
1976 1.83 1.54 1.96 3.50 0.88 2.27 DEC 75 0.39
1977 1.91 1.26 1.92 3.47 1.35 2.27 DEC 75 0.59
1978 1.68 1.03 1.68 3.48 1.87 2.27 DEC 75 0.82
1979 1.55 0.79 1.54 3.39 2.51 2.27 DEC 75 1.11
1980 1.18 1.11 1.11 2.64 2.52 2.27 DEC 75 1.11
1981 0.99 1.02 1.00 2.56 2.45 2.27 DEC 75 1.08
1982 1.00 1.55 1.01 2.78 1.88 2.27 DEC 75 0.83
1983 1.01 1.39 1.04 2.67 1.40 2.27 DEC 75 0.62
1984 1.17 0.93 1.24 3.27 1.62 2.27 DEC 75 0.71
1985 1.18 1.00 1.15 3.16 1.85 2.27 DEC 75 0.81
1986 0.85 1.01 0.83 2.34 1.73 2.27 DEC 75 0.76
1987 0.85 0.78 0.89 2.64 1.79 2.27 DEC 75 0.79
1988 0.78 0.66 0.77 2.36 1.93 2.27 DEC 75 0.85
1989 0.71 0.61 0.72 2.27 2.08 2.27 DEC 75 0.92
1990 0.63 0.78 0.61 2.01 1.99 2.27 DEC 75 0.88
1991 0.60 1.24 0.59 2.00 1.52 2.27 DEC 75 0.67
1992 0.73 1.32 0.73 2.61 0.99 2.27 DEC 75 0.44
1993 0.96 1.17 0.97 3.51 0.87 2.27 DEC 75 0.38
1994 0.96 1.12 0.98 3.55 0.72 2.27 DEC 75 0.32
1995 0.92 0.96 0.96 3.57 0.68 2.27 DEC 75 0.30
1996 1.03 0.85 0.94 3.76 0.87 2.27 DEC 75 0.38
1997 0.83 0.66 0.76 3.29 1.01 2.27 DEC 75 0.44
1998 0.72 0.61 0.66 3.00 1.13 2.27 DEC 75 0.50
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CALIFORNIA
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)
1938 2,485,911 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $9.72 0.323
1939 3,807,296 225,552 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $10.99 0.362
1940 373,590 4,852,472 196,592 50.8 0.0 13.0 0.0 0.0 $13.98 0.448
1941 286,312 3,767,316 132,437 43.4 0.0 13.2 16.8 0.0 $14.57 0.426
1942 209,076 2,608,338 84,681 32.9 0.0 12.5 16.7 0.0 $15.00 0.361
1943 46,707 490,968 15,012 29.3 0.0 10.5 16.6 0.0 $15.86 0.328
1944 57,264 577,944 14,177 27.7 0.0 10.1 15.3 0.0 $18.22 0.350
1945 336,109 2,905,945 22,848 11.0 0.0 8.2 0.0 0.0 $19.40 0.367
1946 524,492 8,207,781 269,165 46.0 19.1 15.6 19.2 0.0 $19.03 0.355
1947 535,893 6,980,404 240,799 44.1 18.6 13.0 18.0 147,214 5.9 $18.75 0.321
1948 527,461 6,940,269 162,509 33.0 23.5 13.2 20.1 155,051 6.1 $21.35 0.347
1949 753,487 11,282,732 226,941 31.3 24.0 15.0 22.5 242,321 10.0 $22.79 0.363
1950 534,432 8,317,332 177,949 29.0 23.8 15.6 22.4 174,093 6.8 $22.66 0.346
1951 355,113 4,425,753 80,977 22.6 23.9 12.5 21.7 95,744 3.4 $22.39 0.316
1952 376,903 4,582,797 71,323 18.4 24.3 12.2 21.6 98,460 3.3 $22.97 0.306
1953 381,128 4,330,355 56,965 16.2 24.5 11.4 22.2 95,472 3.1 $23.34 0.296
1954 507,557 6,144,753 76,755 15.1 24.6 12.1 22.7 135,975 4.4 $24.06 0.296
1955 335,716 4,078,178 57,038 16.0 24.5 12.1 22.5 96,033 2.9 $26.41 0.310
1956 333,503 3,657,287 40,083 12.0 24.5 11.0 21.7 85,943 2.4 $28.33 0.316
1957 491,347 5,327,854 58,569 14.7 24.7 10.9 22.5 121,627 3.3 $29.84 0.320
1958 685,653 10,251,453 154,707 20.9 24.4 15.0 23.2 219,755 6.2 $33.08 0.340
1959 495,667 6,492,184 113,151 23.7 24.1 13.1 23.0 145,377 3.8 $33.57 0.327
1960 740,870 9,436,636 158,434 25.9 24.2 12.7 22.4 206,781 5.4 $39.92 0.378
1961 766,854 11,444,791 226,825 27.9 24.1 14.9 23.0 243,838 6.2 $40.98 0.375
1962 701,251 9,586,887 179,587 25.5 23.9 13.7 22.5 208,767 5.1 $42.19 0.372
1963 754,344 10,507,402 195,309 27.1 23.8 13.9 22.4 227,642 5.4 $42.57 0.364
1964 779,796 10,640,036 205,621 27.8 23.8 13.6 22.0 231,113 5.3 $43.68 0.359
1965 791,843 10,786,651 210,442 26.0 23.8 13.6 22.0 233,137 5.2 $44.41 0.356
1966 666,919 8,684,113 154,901 22.3 23.9 13.0 22.0 186,377 3.9 $48.61 0.376
1967 686,373 9,350,495 163,532 22.6 23.9 13.6 21.9 200,061 4.1 $50.45 0.376
1968 623,976 8,234,487 145,249 22.6 24.0 13.2 22.2 177,614 3.5 $50.54 0.359
1969 665,099 8,239,662 148,050 23.6 24.0 12.4 22.4 178,278 3.3 $51.87 0.352
1970 925,927 12,450,999 237,386 31.0 24.1 13.4 23.0 268,577 5.1 $54.05 0.351
1971 878,795 13,900,813 346,741 35.8 23.9 15.8 23.3 300,375 5.8 $54.86 0.341
1972 775,702 11,037,816 261,327 32.5 23.6 14.2 22.7 244,849 4.1 $55.92 0.329
1973 760,585 10,345,872 218,358 29.0 23.8 13.6 22.5 227,935 3.6 $59.20 0.335
1974 994,615 13,125,491 270,026 31.5 23.8 13.2 22.5 286,645 4.4 $64.60 0.343
1975 1,267,665 19,729,916 468,586 37.5 23.7 15.6 23.0 421,433 6.4 $67.71 0.334
1976 1,100,807 16,264,113 391,204 35.3 23.4 14.8 22.8 357,972 5.0 $71.11 0.335
1977 1,015,868 14,544,844 396,208 37.7 23.4 14.3 22.5 321,182 4.3 $72.58 0.319
1978 1,134,495 14,114,716 275,466 25.5 23.7 12.4 21.9 310,499 3.4 $75.84 0.310
1979 976,520 13,288,028 279,321 26.0 23.9 13.6 22.4 292,491 3.1 $77.82 0.292
1980 1,067,998 16,778,555 337,316 34.0 24.0 15.7 23.0 372,807 3.8 $86.41 0.295
1981 1,060,026 17,123,300 349,733 33.8 24.1 16.2 23.2 375,038 3.8 $91.91 0.289
1982 1,326,992 24,011,917 528,339 45.7 24.2 18.1 23.4 516,712 5.3 $99.87 0.291
1983 1,176,054 21,982,028 563,389 40.8 23.9 18.7 23.5 467,140 4.7 $107.49 0.296
1984 990,629 16,121,913 365,255 36.8 24.1 16.3 23.1 348,123 3.3 $111.91 0.295
1985 1,140,020 18,172,721 384,109 36.2 24.0 15.9 23.0 389,338 3.6 $113.01 0.282
1986 1,113,945 18,299,178 409,222 35.2 24.1 16.4 23.3 391,701 3.5 $118.38 0.281
1987 986,330 15,583,767 356,899 33.9 24.0 15.8 23.3 338,725 2.9 $121.29 0.274
1988 968,239 14,203,939 304,607 31.5 24.0 14.7 23.1 319,238 2.6 $122.29 0.265
1989 1,023,682 14,327,156 287,428 28.9 23.1 14.0 23.6 321,074 2.5 $122.24 0.256
1990 1,209,519 17,437,431 331,970 31.0 24.1 14.4 23.4 377,287 2.9 $131.32 0.262
1991 1,491,112 24,670,238 524,910 36.9 24.3 16.5 24.0 528,448 4.3 $143.61 0.273
1992 1,443,782 26,019,093 657,585 44.2 24.2 18.0 24.0 552,539 4.5 $152.07 0.275
1993 1,258,112 22,589,305 610,131 46.8 24.5 18.0 24.1 478,565 4.0 $155.92 0.277
1994 1,310,730 22,868,448 586,615 44.0 23.9 17.4 23.6 485,888 4.0 $153.92 0.270
1995 1,224,056 20,759,788 520,105 41.9 24.9 17.0 23.6 450,236 3.6 $153.55 0.261
1996 1,178,279 19,918,651 495,418 41.6 25.0 16.9 23.5 443,064 3.4 $152.44 0.251
1997 1,072,565 17,656,439 425,145 38.2 24.9 16.5 23.5 386,530 2.9 $151.85 0.239
1998 1,074,824 17,051,642 401,353 37.6 24.8 15.9 23.5 365,459 2.7 $154.37 0.228
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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)
1972 499,000 325,565 173,435 4,666,000 3,199,300 1,466,700 $179.82 300 200 100
1973 568,076 390,431 177,645 5,532,100 4,135,600 1,396,500 $187.28 5,100 2,800 2,300
1974 456,672 284,776 171,896 4,272,221 2,856,199 1,416,022 $179.91 10,600 6,800 3,800
1975 546,760 357,221 189,539 5,115,149 3,443,746 1,671,403 $179.91 15,400 9,400 6,000
1976 607,514 379,624 227,890 6,037,260 3,825,719 2,211,541 $191.11 27,890 15,874 12,016
1977 741,896 501,693 240,203 8,719,556 6,213,037 2,506,518 $226.02 29,243 16,341 12,902
1978 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
1979 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
1980 1,697,523 1,363,538 333,985 26,273,387 22,088,959 4,184,428 $297.64 40,669 32,963 7,706
1981 1,737,667 1,380,301 357,366 28,373,716 23,351,312 5,022,404 $314.01 97,810 79,537 18,272
1982 1,721,223 1,350,405 370,818 30,579,684 24,725,838 5,853,846 $341.66 92,955 76,303 16,652
1983 1,717,761 1,336,629 381,132 32,165,311 25,812,452 6,352,859 $360.10 127,168 99,380 27,787
1984 1,734,467 1,347,786 386,681 34,710,793 27,916,489 6,794,304 $384.85 120,736 90,892 29,844
1985 1,796,482 1,385,441 411,041 38,293,798 30,781,144 7,512,654 $409.92 76,311 54,926 21,385
1986 1,840,846 1,418,929 421,917 41,627,163 33,575,422 8,051,740 $434.87 56,096 40,091 16,005
1987 1,908,391 1,466,457 441,934 45,657,436 36,641,747 9,015,688 $460.09 97,063 67,944 29,119
1988 1,973,152 1,510,790 462,362 49,022,133 39,310,926 9,711,206 $477.78 77,547 58,601 18,946
1989 2,056,184 1,570,716 485,468 53,627,544 43,022,939 10,604,604 $501.56 103,724 61,987 41,737
1990 2,143,966 1,638,358 505,608 59,474,074 47,886,246 11,587,828 $533.47 63,065 41,448 21,617
1991 2,180,557 1,666,471 514,086 64,266,621 51,420,815 12,845,806 $566.78 73,258 45,231 28,027
1992 2,185,319 1,669,447 515,872 66,814,809 52,948,861 13,865,947 $587.97 125,892 74,502 51,390
1993 2,148,771 1,638,672 510,098 67,584,916 53,201,887 14,383,029 $604.86 115,643 64,764 50,879
1994 2,194,796 1,672,076 522,720 70,104,725 55,310,121 14,794,604 $614.26 158,504 98,220 60,284
1995 2,235,691 1,709,255 526,436 73,037,058 57,850,819 15,186,239 $628.24 140,472 83,948 56,524
1996 2,278,738 1,741,930 536,809 75,528,914 59,755,326 15,773,588 $637.41 146,521 90,783 55,738
1997 2,061,475 1,520,695 540,780 72,595,421 56,125,224 16,470,197 $677.22 180,956 112,424 68,532
1998 2,373,395 1,800,765 572,630 85,469,421 67,255,862 18,213,843 $692.53 144,357 91,596 52,761
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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)
1971 $173,436 $86,718 $86,718 366,523 3,273,131 192,986 53 8.9
1972 $39,534 $19,767 $19,767 82,489 769,807 50,645 52 9.3
1973 25 202 10 0 8.1
1974 $105,597 $52,798 $52,799 213,590 1,767,624 101,420 60 8.3
1975 $279,292 $139,646 $139,646 471,141 5,235,306 305,596 66 11.1
1976 $283,120 $141,094 $142,026 426,972 4,232,167 275,257 67 9.9
1977 $236,888 $118,336 $118,552 354,797 3,397,296 240,909 70 9.6
1978 $72,921 $36,296 $36,625 151,107 1,054,641 55,574 71 7.0
1979 $727 $372 $355 80 452 54 431 5.7
1980 $89,017 $44,510 $44,507 91,724 986,660 36,329 86 10.8
1981 $79,207 $42,410 $36,797 43,234 548,700 30,067 88 12.7
1982 $284,814 $159,094 $125,720 228,056 2,208,543 127,259 99 9.7
1983 $262,575 $151,558 $111,017 252,199 2,391,965 104,440 108 9.5
1984 $1,324 $1,374 $2,699 266 1,516 70 95 5.7
1985 $367 $205 $162 60 474 4 97 7.9
1986 $2,215 $1,589 $626 4 4,354 1 72
1987 $1,613 $871 $741 3 17 1 42 5.7
1988 $243 $82 $160 0 0.0
1989 $136 $77 $59 0 0.0
1990 $22 $2 $23 0 0.0
1991 $24 $16 $7 0 0.0
1992 $103 $57 $46 0 0.0
1993 $22 $9 $13 0 0.0
1994 $10 $6 $4 0 0.0
1995 $4 $2 $2 0 0.0
1996 $1 0 0.0
1997 $2 $1 $1 0 0.0
1998 0 0.0
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