US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394


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

MASSACHUSETTS
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 906,084 $1,207,662 $1,207,662 1.000 $25.63 $25.63
1939 1,007,562 $1,387,978 $1,387,978 1.000 $26.49 $26.49
1940 1,113,842 $1,529,649 $1,401,360 0.916 $26.41 $24.19
1941 1,264,599 $1,972,050 $1,786,293 0.906 $29.99 $27.16
1942 1,317,873 $2,431,917 $2,179,945 0.896 $35.49 $31.81
1943 1,399,428 $2,860,121 $2,525,274 0.883 $39.30 $34.70
1944 1,362,535 $2,902,158 $2,536,544 0.874 $40.96 $35.80
1945 1,319,080 $2,879,174 $2,513,766 0.873 $41.98 $36.65
1946 1,413,732 $3,253,478 $2,818,792 0.866 $44.26 $38.34
1947 1,455,326 $3,646,771 $3,098,757 0.850 $48.19 $40.95
1948 1,463,465 $3,949,845 $3,280,550 0.831 $51.90 $43.11
1949 1,384,552 $3,792,942 $3,139,498 0.828 $52.68 $43.61
1950 1,431,499 $4,149,406 $3,347,842 0.807 $55.74 $44.97
1951 1,486,058 $4,650,256 $3,622,362 0.779 $60.18 $46.88
1952 1,457,993 $4,753,973 $3,636,350 0.765 $62.70 $47.96
1953 1,485,221 $5,070,501 $3,769,468 0.743 $65.65 $48.81
1954 1,435,564 $5,045,688 $3,691,865 0.732 $67.59 $49.46
1955 1,462,744 $5,381,368 $3,831,012 0.712 $70.75 $50.37
1956 1,505,623 $5,838,360 $4,027,420 0.690 $74.57 $51.44
1957 1,498,755 $6,059,734 $4,069,859 0.672 $77.75 $52.22
1958 1,448,081 $6,069,700 $3,966,930 0.654 $80.61 $52.68
1959 1,496,862 $6,597,754 $4,169,081 0.632 $84.76 $53.56
1960 1,511,562 $6,872,881 $4,252,540 0.619 $87.44 $54.10
1961 1,511,580 $7,097,550 $4,272,959 0.602 $90.30 $54.36
1962 1,531,889 $7,469,482 $4,909,748 0.657 $93.77 $61.64
1963 1,522,555 $7,653,277 $4,935,066 0.645 $96.67 $62.33
1964 1,525,713 $8,041,189 $5,025,500 0.625 $101.35 $63.34
1965 1,568,066 $8,544,396 $5,208,758 0.610 $104.79 $63.88
1966 1,637,186 $9,320,814 $5,505,299 0.591 $109.48 $64.67
1967 1,677,293 $9,964,236 $5,675,811 0.570 $114.24 $65.08
1968 1,705,608 $10,738,783 $5,913,887 0.551 $121.08 $66.68
1969 1,730,324 $11,735,457 $6,205,673 0.529 $130.43 $68.97
1970 1,728,638 $12,407,840 $6,217,241 0.501 $138.03 $69.17
1971 1,685,794 $12,773,456 $6,118,392 0.479 $145.71 $69.80
1972 1,738,403 $13,850,416 $7,067,571 0.510 $153.22 $78.18
1973 1,795,667 $15,122,285 $7,402,819 0.490 $161.95 $79.28
1974 1,805,304 $16,136,390 $7,643,791 0.474 $171.89 $81.42
1975 1,710,486 $16,444,919 $7,125,799 0.433 $184.89 $80.11
1976 1,757,314 $17,955,217 $7,298,646 0.406 $196.49 $79.87
1977 1,776,044 $19,213,581 $7,629,822 0.397 $208.04 $82.61
1978 1,977,720 $22,838,051 $11,400,086 0.499 $222.07 $110.85
1979 2,071,809 $25,860,625 $12,652,432 0.489 $240.04 $117.44
1980 2,093,614 $28,707,350 $13,144,461 0.458 $263.69 $120.74
1981 2,152,765 $32,291,004 $14,316,456 0.443 $288.46 $127.89
1982 2,135,433 $34,687,649 $14,474,365 0.417 $312.38 $130.35
1983 2,158,613 $37,270,329 $16,098,849 0.432 $332.04 $143.42
1984 2,303,645 $42,209,538 $17,477,584 0.414 $352.36 $145.90
1985 2,364,512 $46,257,930 $18,444,573 0.399 $376.22 $150.01
1986 2,416,402 $50,500,876 $19,460,875 0.385 $401.91 $154.88
1987 2,476,542 $55,897,256 $20,614,540 0.369 $434.05 $160.08
1988 2,533,678 $61,562,000 $21,634,158 0.351 $467.26 $164.20
1989 2,503,365 $63,202,719 $21,584,029 0.342 $485.52 $165.81
1990 2,382,661 $63,488,854 $20,598,914 0.324 $512.43 $166.26
1991 2,221,826 $62,041,371 $19,288,134 0.311 $536.99 $166.95
1992 2,196,396 $64,965,577 $25,741,333 0.396 $568.81 $225.38
1993 2,225,645 $66,972,923 $26,311,560 0.393 $578.68 $227.35
1994 2,277,181 $70,336,519 $27,195,871 0.387 $593.99 $229.67
1995 2,335,440 $75,590,958 $28,038,340 0.371 $622.44 $230.88
1996 2,382,374 $81,300,373 $29,138,686 0.358 $656.27 $235.21
1997 2,454,232 $88,508,257 $30,512,665 0.345 $693.53 $239.09
1998 1,716,579 $55,167,326 $16,179,063 0.293 $618.04 $181.25
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MASSACHUSETTS
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 $35,951 $1,102 $27,099 $51,730 $51,730
1939 $37,766 $1,525 $19,651 $71,371 $71,371
1940 $38,383 $1,880 $31,150 $78,171 $78,171 $3,000
1941 $45,956 $2,286 $17,482 $108,931 $108,931 $3,000
1942 $37,303 $2,897 $11,581 $137,550 $137,550 $3,000
1943 $33,216 $3,143 $2,370 $171,538 $171,538 $3,000
1944 $28,043 $3,517 $2,770 $200,328 $200,328 $3,000
1945 $23,358 $4,021 $14,434 $213,273 $213,273 $3,000
1946 $23,011 $3,901 $42,802 $197,383 $197,383 $3,000
1947 $33,042 $3,681 $53,471 $180,635 $180,635 $3,000
1948 $41,695 $3,703 $50,053 $175,979 $175,979 $3,000
1949 $44,173 $3,047 $115,249 $107,949 $107,949 $3,000
1950 $59,467 $1,887 $76,699 $92,605 $92,605 $3,000
1951 $94,424 $2,483 $48,523 $140,988 $140,988 $3,000
1952 $97,995 $3,518 $59,133 $183,369 $183,369 $3,000
1953 $102,673 $5,071 $41,081 $250,032 $250,032 $3,000
1954 $77,475 $5,919 $74,906 $258,520 $258,520 $3,000
1955 $69,802 $6,047 $51,451 $282,918 $282,918 $3,000
1956 $70,303 $7,147 $44,668 $316,958 $316,958 $3,000
1957 $65,297 $8,071 $75,132 $317,790 $317,790 $3,000
1958 $60,903 $7,356 $123,934 $258,687 $258,687 $3,000
1959 $73,996 $6,779 $86,337 $253,125 $253,125 $3,000
1960 $80,387 $7,018 $118,816 $221,288 $221,288 $3,000
1961 $88,059 $5,857 $138,206 $180,331 $180,331 $3,000
1962 $124,480 $5,533 $118,572 $197,582 $197,582 $3,600
1963 $124,168 $5,932 $137,066 $190,655 $190,655 $3,600
1964 $133,524 $6,178 $132,464 $197,936 $197,936 $3,600
1965 $135,743 $7,253 $105,266 $229,688 $229,688 $3,600
1966 $139,178 $9,391 $86,721 $291,700 $291,700 $3,600
1967 $121,015 $12,032 $93,582 $331,273 $331,273 $3,600
1968 $123,255 $14,372 $92,833 $376,205 $376,205 $3,600
1969 $117,694 $17,310 $98,796 $412,531 $412,531 $3,600
1970 $121,672 $19,811 $172,127 $377,463 $377,463 $3,600
1971 $120,037 $14,610 $262,477 $223,611 $223,611 $3,600
1972 $215,135 $8,811 $233,220 $198,366 $198,366 $4,200
1973 $257,560 $9,612 $240,839 $212,001 $212,001 $4,200
1974 $265,652 $10,913 $309,481 $150,810 $150,810 $4,200
1975 $269,997 $1,628 $476,884 $40,854 $140,000 $99,146 $4,200
1976 $309,741 $109 $329,808 $93,699 $265,000 $171,301 $4,200
1977 $320,588 $281,242 $106,492 $265,000 $158,508 $4,200
1978 $375,105 $263,381 $215,332 $265,000 $49,668 $6,000
1979 $429,970 $4,048 $253,072 $363,652 $231,700 $131,952 $6,000
1980 $431,635 $20,534 $315,789 $257,153 $257,153 $6,000
1981 $467,828 $37,490 $344,912 $412,161 $412,161 $6,000
1982 $469,918 $46,521 $492,139 $436,344 $436,344 $6,000
1983 $492,878 $45,702 $429,392 $532,258 $532,258 $7,000
1984 $518,202 $67,191 $338,637 $782,005 $782,005 $7,000
1985 $457,372 $88,514 $402,035 $930,019 $930,019 $7,000
1986 $408,749 $92,480 $448,110 $990,114 $990,114 $7,000
1987 $424,900 $92,525 $404,428 $1,096,985 $1,096,985 $7,000
1988 $442,682 $94,843 $505,844 $1,132,897 $1,132,897 $7,000
1989 $466,240 $91,320 $783,672 $908,928 $908,928 $7,000
1990 $505,760 $56,622 $1,090,630 $381,795 $381,795 $7,000
1991 $635,885 $8,454 $1,232,369 $234,742 $234,742 $7,000
1992 $839,046 $969,936 $379,918 $379,918 $10,800
1993 $998,697 $761,027 $115,987 $115,987 $10,800
1994 $1,068,809 $6,149 $786,759 $184,933 $184,933 $10,800
1995 $1,074,938 $25,304 $731,615 $527,273 $527,273 $10,800
1996 $1,060,065 $49,691 $719,980 $914,631 $914,631 $10,800
1997 $1,145,793 $79,563 $686,083 $1,446,164 $1,446,164 $10,800
1997 $1,145,793 $79,563 $686,083 $1,446,164 $1,446,164 $10,800
1998 $945,832 $110,391 $694,415 $1,802,999 $1,802,999 $10,800
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MASSACHUSETTS
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 2.98 2.24 2.68 2.68 4.28 0.00 0.00
1939 2.72 1.42 2.68 2.68 5.14 0.00 0.00
1940 2.51 2.04 2.45 2.68 5.11 0.00 0.00
1941 2.33 0.89 2.45 2.70 5.52 0.00 0.00
1942 1.53 0.48 1.37 1.53 5.66 0.00 0.00
1943 1.16 0.08 1.13 1.28 6.00 0.00 0.00
1944 0.97 0.10 0.82 0.94 6.90 0.00 0.00
1945 0.81 0.50 0.77 0.88 7.41 0.00 0.00
1946 0.71 1.32 0.76 0.88 6.07 0.00 0.00
1947 0.91 1.47 0.96 1.13 4.95 0.00 0.00
1948 1.06 1.27 1.09 1.31 4.46 0.00 0.00
1949 1.16 3.04 1.17 1.41 2.85 0.00 0.00
1950 1.43 1.85 1.54 1.91 2.23 0.00 0.00
1951 2.03 1.04 2.10 2.70 3.03 0.00 0.00
1952 2.06 1.24 2.07 2.70 3.86 0.00 0.00
1953 2.02 0.81 2.01 2.70 4.93 0.00 0.00
1954 1.54 1.48 1.46 2.00 5.12 0.00 0.00
1955 1.30 0.96 1.28 1.80 5.26 0.00 0.00
1956 1.20 0.77 1.18 1.71 5.43 0.00 0.00
1957 1.08 1.24 1.04 1.55 5.24 0.00 0.00
1958 1.00 2.04 0.99 1.53 4.26 0.00 0.00
1959 1.12 1.31 1.14 1.81 3.84 0.00 0.00
1960 1.17 1.73 1.16 1.88 3.22 0.00 0.00
1961 1.24 1.95 1.29 2.15 2.54 0.00 0.00
1962 1.67 1.59 1.72 2.61 2.65 0.00 0.00
1963 1.62 1.79 1.61 2.49 2.49 0.00 0.00
1964 1.66 1.65 1.68 2.70 2.46 0.00 0.00
1965 1.59 1.23 1.59 2.61 2.69 0.00 0.00
1966 1.49 0.93 1.49 2.53 3.13 0.00 0.00
1967 1.21 0.94 1.18 2.07 3.32 0.00 0.00
1968 1.15 0.86 1.16 2.10 3.50 0.00 0.00
1969 1.00 0.84 1.02 1.85 3.52 0.00 0.00
1970 0.98 1.39 0.99 1.93 3.04 0.00 0.00
1971 0.94 2.05 0.91 1.90 1.75 2.23 NOV 71 0.78
1972 1.55 1.68 1.66 1.05 1.43 2.23 NOV 71 0.64
1973 1.70 1.59 1.73 3.54 1.40 2.23 NOV 71 0.63
1974 1.65 1.92 1.68 3.55 0.93 2.23 NOV 71 0.42
1975 1.64 2.90 1.68 3.87 0.00 3.20 DEC 75 0.00
1976 1.73 1.84 1.74 4.28 0.00 3.20 DEC 75 0.00
1977 1.67 1.46 1.74 4.38 0.00 3.20 DEC 75 0.00
1978 1.64 1.15 1.72 3.45 0.00 3.20 DEC 75 0.00
1979 1.66 0.98 1.70 3.47 0.51 3.20 DEC 75 0.16
1980 1.50 1.10 1.51 3.30 0.90 3.20 DEC 75 0.28
1981 1.45 1.07 1.46 3.29 1.28 3.20 DEC 75 0.40
1982 1.35 1.42 1.35 3.22 1.26 3.20 DEC 75 0.39
1983 1.32 1.15 1.34 3.10 1.43 3.20 DEC 75 0.45
1984 1.23 0.80 1.23 2.98 1.85 3.20 DEC 75 0.58
1985 0.99 0.87 1.04 2.60 2.01 3.20 DEC 75 0.63
1986 0.81 0.89 0.80 2.07 1.96 3.20 DEC 75 0.61
1987 0.76 0.72 0.76 2.05 1.96 3.20 DEC 75 0.61
1988 0.72 0.82 0.72 2.06 1.84 3.20 DEC 75 0.58
1989 0.74 1.24 0.74 2.16 1.44 3.20 DEC 75 0.45
1990 0.80 1.72 0.80 2.48 0.60 3.20 DEC 75 0.19
1991 1.02 1.99 1.05 3.37 0.00 3.20 DEC 75 0.00
1992 1.29 1.49 1.28 3.23 0.00 3.20 DEC 75 0.00
1993 1.49 1.14 1.61 4.10 0.00 3.20 DEC 75 0.00
1994 1.52 1.12 1.53 3.95 0.26 3.20 DEC 75 0.08
1995 1.42 0.97 1.43 3.84 0.70 3.20 DEC 75 0.22
1996 1.30 0.89 1.31 3.65 1.13 3.20 DEC 75 0.35
1997 1.29 0.78 1.30 3.78 1.63 3.20 DEC 75 0.51
1998 0.98 0.72 0.94 2.85 1.86 3.20 DEC 75 0.58
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MASSACHUSETTS
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 2,563,871 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $10.62 0.414
1939 1,981,843 297,180 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $9.93 0.375
1940 312,343 3,127,985 150,112 46.5 0.0 10.0 0.0 0.0 $10.09 0.382
1941 167,058 1,755,516 71,465 42.1 0.0 10.5 0.0 0.0 $10.44 0.348
1942 112,181 1,100,196 38,508 29.2 0.0 9.8 15.4 0.0 $11.13 0.314
1943 24,957 184,509 4,263 15.5 0.0 7.4 15.3 0.0 $13.94 0.355
1944 26,940 186,500 4,087 16.1 0.0 6.9 0.0 0.0 $16.21 0.396
1945 100,355 773,702 8,236 12.0 0.0 7.7 0.0 0.0 $19.19 0.457
1946 178,836 2,090,980 78,294 43.9 18.3 11.7 17.6 0.0 $20.86 0.471
1947 238,785 2,545,884 83,117 34.0 17.1 10.7 15.9 59,148 4.0 $21.85 0.453
1948 244,711 2,377,356 73,999 33.7 17.3 9.7 14.3 56,310 3.8 $22.41 0.432
1949 440,216 5,119,847 143,622 33.6 17.9 11.6 15.5 114,693 8.2 $23.39 0.444
1950 308,809 3,522,555 120,914 35.3 17.5 11.4 15.2 77,856 5.4 $22.77 0.408
1951 235,417 2,227,612 55,578 24.7 18.2 9.5 14.2 52,340 3.5 $23.21 0.386
1952 222,288 2,550,353 72,132 29.8 19.7 11.5 17.5 54,759 3.7 $24.37 0.389
1953 179,171 1,785,475 42,082 27.4 19.8 10.0 17.1 40,084 2.7 $24.50 0.373
1954 245,504 3,125,459 79,216 31.9 21.0 12.7 18.2 67,868 4.7 $24.95 0.369
1955 176,030 2,112,440 59,367 30.1 20.8 12.0 18.2 46,494 3.1 $25.11 0.355
1956 178,944 1,823,043 37,671 22.8 21.0 10.2 16.9 41,306 2.7 $25.80 0.346
1957 243,062 2,785,999 44,370 19.9 22.5 11.4 19.7 61,054 4.0 $30.24 0.389
1958 301,648 4,287,850 93,009 30.1 22.4 14.2 20.5 90,046 6.2 $31.71 0.393
1959 246,393 3,017,568 66,764 27.2 22.2 12.2 19.5 64,853 4.3 $31.37 0.370
1960 268,650 3,573,928 56,402 22.7 24.9 13.3 20.8 76,152 5.0 $36.38 0.416
1961 275,248 4,039,922 76,486 26.3 24.8 14.7 22.1 85,777 5.6 $37.14 0.411
1962 262,331 3,443,787 63,736 25.3 24.9 13.1 22.4 74,224 4.8 $37.36 0.398
1963 280,818 3,922,919 70,451 25.5 25.2 14.0 22.4 83,656 5.4 $37.94 0.392
1964 252,068 3,612,145 68,845 25.3 25.6 14.3 22.8 77,087 5.0 $39.57 0.390
1965 209,636 2,801,268 50,332 22.5 25.7 13.4 22.7 60,079 3.8 $40.52 0.387
1966 180,024 2,208,092 36,315 19.5 25.9 12.3 22.7 48,256 2.9 $42.35 0.387
1967 189,707 2,328,286 37,833 20.1 26.2 12.3 22.8 50,808 3.0 $43.30 0.379
1968 168,058 2,154,113 35,964 20.2 26.7 12.8 24.0 48,106 2.8 $45.72 0.378
1969 171,729 2,188,925 34,746 21.1 26.9 12.7 25.0 48,647 2.8 $47.81 0.367
1970 242,186 3,467,834 49,244 24.1 26.9 13.9 25.2 76,694 4.4 $51.36 0.372
1971 264,539 4,559,081 92,805 34.1 27.5 17.8 26.2 95,778 5.7 $55.46 0.380
1972 229,926 3,943,344 86,170 35.2 27.0 17.2 25.3 86,088 4.5 $60.20 0.392
1973 239,420 3,935,286 87,510 38.5 26.5 16.4 25.0 85,644 4.3 $64.45 0.397
1974 310,556 4,895,841 110,980 41.6 26.8 15.8 25.1 107,535 5.3 $69.39 0.401
1975 360,395 6,659,733 159,573 41.0 26.5 18.5 25.6 155,694 8.1 $72.98 0.396
1976 270,157 4,689,818 121,413 43.4 26.1 17.4 25.2 106,597 5.5 $76.76 0.392
1977 237,897 3,927,932 96,254 38.7 26.0 16.5 24.3 87,140 4.3 $79.78 0.383
1978 233,653 3,480,659 66,084 28.0 26.5 14.9 24.7 78,116 3.2 $84.00 0.378
1979 216,655 3,288,206 58,546 26.4 26.7 15.2 23.9 75,071 3.0 $89.47 0.372
1980 246,471 3,691,461 61,816 26.8 27.1 15.0 25.2 82,105 3.2 $97.38 0.370
1981 260,372 3,851,311 63,999 26.5 27.0 14.8 25.3 85,520 3.4 $104.79 0.365
1982 285,051 4,641,959 87,465 31.3 27.1 16.3 25.6 99,375 3.9 $115.36 0.371
1983 220,623 3,842,604 83,409 30.9 26.7 17.4 25.8 81,718 3.2 $122.57 0.370
1984 185,618 2,811,930 49,860 26.4 26.7 15.1 25.0 60,754 2.2 $129.47 0.368
1985 205,916 3,010,678 48,567 24.4 27.2 14.6 25.8 64,717 2.3 $141.91 0.378
1986 202,560 3,007,612 54,695 26.1 27.4 14.8 26.6 64,146 2.2 $156.31 0.390
1987 178,066 2,477,600 46,910 25.0 27.7 13.9 26.7 53,250 1.8 $173.85 0.403
1988 185,470 2,703,832 52,662 30.0 27.2 14.6 26.4 57,918 1.9 $197.94 0.427
1989 260,788 3,927,502 69,468 33.0 27.5 15.1 26.6 84,378 2.8 $211.93 0.438
1990 302,927 5,344,568 115,139 38.9 27.5 17.6 26.9 112,819 3.9 $217.39 0.425
1991 318,141 6,027,802 144,970 44.6 27.4 18.9 26.9 127,323 4.7 $222.49 0.414
1992 249,341 4,670,824 131,636 46.0 27.6 18.7 27.3 100,823 3.8 $226.31 0.398
1993 211,407 3,536,884 91,669 42.9 27.5 16.7 25.3 78,653 2.9 $233.61 0.404
1994 211,611 3,636,992 84,818 39.4 27.2 17.2 26.4 80,058 2.9 $237.07 0.399
1995 203,099 3,305,890 72,280 35.0 27.3 16.3 26.6 73,408 2.6 $244.40 0.395
1996 192,909 3,150,458 66,032 33.4 27.8 16.3 26.5 70,196 2.4 $254.14 0.391
1998 183,120 2,968,240 55,438 32.0 27.7 16.2 26.7 63,395 2.1 $261.00 0.360
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MASSACHUSETTS
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)
1971 6,190 6,190 74,736 74,736 $232.19 21 21
1972 187,799 39,980 147,819 1,527,030 385,609 1,141,421 $156.37 1,788 293 1,495
1973 199,238 41,140 158,098 1,703,867 425,338 1,278,529 $164.46 7,487 1,175 6,312
1974 207,861 43,026 164,835 1,992,766 569,163 1,423,602 $184.37 12,883 2,136 10,747
1975 206,660 32,076 174,584 1,939,948 362,967 1,576,981 $180.52 15,031 3,071 11,960
1976 185,441 10,375 175,066 1,833,044 117,874 1,715,171 $190.09 14,498 3,190 11,308
1977 228,335 43,120 185,215 2,485,019 539,585 1,945,435 $209.29 9,410 1,664 7,746
1978 431,858 226,786 205,072 5,040,328 2,838,499 2,201,829 $224.45 10,332 803 9,529
1979 422,730 220,238 202,492 5,348,669 3,020,791 2,327,878 $243.32 12,685 6,398 6,287
1980 441,847 222,317 219,530 5,976,482 3,235,939 2,740,543 $260.12 12,765 7,372 5,394
1981 387,888 164,031 223,857 5,675,842 2,541,563 3,134,279 $281.40 34,279 26,007 8,273
1982 381,423 152,141 229,282 6,055,064 2,523,504 3,531,560 $305.29 26,346 17,592 8,754
1983 417,342 184,815 232,527 7,112,914 3,255,561 3,857,354 $327.76 17,909 8,377 9,532
1984 431,025 192,453 238,572 7,772,379 3,580,279 4,192,100 $346.78 14,860 7,855 7,005
1985 437,792 197,883 239,909 8,386,723 3,880,948 4,505,774 $368.40 13,419 5,928 7,491
1986 445,580 203,172 242,408 9,088,939 4,221,555 4,867,384 $392.27 15,366 6,367 9,000
1987 457,733 209,008 248,725 9,846,910 4,579,831 5,267,079 $413.70 12,946 5,697 7,250
1988 471,520 214,334 257,186 10,805,832 4,947,297 5,858,536 $440.71 15,498 6,588 8,910
1989 479,097 212,832 266,265 11,851,391 5,337,751 6,513,640 $475.71 29,862 16,047 13,815
1990 479,225 208,352 270,873 12,689,632 5,634,437 7,055,194 $509.22 42,071 22,334 19,737
1991 472,526 200,009 272,517 13,241,939 5,655,200 7,586,740 $538.92 61,647 34,705 26,942
1992 476,730 198,348 278,382 14,080,611 5,853,552 8,227,059 $568.00 41,844 18,234 23,610
1993 495,922 206,706 289,215 14,852,922 6,114,127 8,738,795 $575.96 33,244 11,921 21,324
1994 509,337 213,409 295,929 15,668,221 6,593,007 9,075,214 $591.58 43,179 12,413 30,767
1995 522,303 219,999 302,304 16,464,992 7,023,010 9,441,982 $606.23 44,107 13,502 30,606
1996 533,891 224,593 309,298 17,239,826 7,349,448 9,890,378 $620.98 43,893 13,989 29,904
1997 541,375 228,139 313,236 18,010,363 7,680,440 10,329,923 $639.77 39,359 12,101 27,259
1998 550,325 231,363 318,963 18,801,805 8,024,834 10,776,971 $657.02 38,428 11,620 26,807
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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 $37,356 $18,678 $18,678 89,106 746,695 44,585 51 9.1
1972 $35,381 $17,685 $17,696 $5,451.00 74,744 664,974 31,035 54 8.9
1973 $42,365 $20,687 $21,678 $5,576.00 86,950 764,599 70,668 56 8.8
1974 $56,197 $26,034 $30,163 $10,930.00 109,900 919,599 77,485 63 8.4
1975 $105,890 $50,005 $55,885 $10,503.00 167,264 1,431,424 110,361 66 8.6
1976 $85,497 $39,910 $45,587 $8,935.00 130,866 1,164,467 113,301 71 8.9
1977 $51,485 $24,093 $27,392 $7,793.00 93,322 824,386 87,393 74 8.8
1978 $16,797 $8,045 $8,752 $2,174.00 33,022 239,817 18,258 77 7.3
1979 $91 $29 $62 $709.00 49 688 124 77 14.0
1980 $19,281 $9,563 $9,718 $142.00 24,895 232,474 10,686 91 9.3
1981 $4,578 $2,353 $2,225 7,158 52,992 3,998 93 7.4
1982 $14,327 $8,617 $5,711 28,355 163,707 8,099 104 5.8
1983 $7,050 $3,536 $3,514 10 69 5 132 6.9
1984 $3,572 $3,552 $20 $1.00 0 0.0
1985 $32 $21 $11 0 0.0
1986 $20 $11 $9 0 0.0
1987 $31 $12 $19 0 0.0
1988 $17 $12 $6 0 0.0
1989 $12 $7 $5 0 0.0
1990 $13 $4 $8 0 0.0
1991 $76,872 $34,165 $42,708 64,182 342,345 18,648 205 5.3
1992 $277 $131 $146 0 0.0
1993 $19 $10 $9 0 0.0
1994 $442 $221 $221 0 0.0
1995 $169 $85 $84 0 0.0
1996 $5 $2 $3 0 0.0
1997 $5 $2 $3 0 0.0
1998 0 0.0
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