US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394


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Data for PENNSYLVANIA: Categories

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

PENNSYLVANIA
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 2,145,752 $2,605,748 $2,605,748 1.000 $23.35 $23.35
1939 2,192,067 $2,869,606 $2,869,606 1.000 $25.17 $25.17
1940 2,378,716 $3,228,821 $3,010,371 0.932 $26.10 $24.34
1941 2,675,146 $4,150,113 $3,851,838 0.928 $29.83 $27.69
1942 2,790,860 $5,092,398 $4,640,638 0.911 $35.09 $31.98
1943 2,811,346 $5,881,376 $5,309,034 0.903 $40.23 $36.32
1944 2,747,741 $6,138,552 $5,395,700 0.879 $42.96 $37.76
1945 2,636,185 $5,918,105 $5,251,300 0.887 $43.17 $38.31
1946 2,826,442 $6,489,559 $5,747,016 0.886 $44.15 $39.10
1947 3,032,626 $7,734,182 $6,645,663 0.859 $49.04 $42.14
1948 3,102,917 $8,609,114 $7,171,992 0.833 $53.36 $44.45
1949 2,958,504 $8,244,559 $6,881,112 0.835 $53.59 $44.73
1950 3,026,735 $8,975,126 $7,267,880 0.810 $57.02 $46.18
1951 3,160,432 $10,320,923 $7,954,268 0.771 $62.80 $48.40
1952 3,161,931 $10,865,298 $8,179,915 0.753 $66.08 $49.75
1953 3,217,797 $11,763,727 $8,479,747 0.721 $70.30 $50.68
1954 3,021,291 $11,068,553 $7,953,039 0.719 $70.45 $50.62
1955 3,052,765 $11,771,366 $8,153,680 0.693 $74.15 $51.36
1956 3,127,443 $12,737,450 $8,509,681 0.668 $78.32 $52.33
1957 3,130,505 $13,390,129 $8,597,804 0.642 $82.26 $52.82
1958 2,932,720 $12,749,385 $8,135,066 0.638 $83.60 $53.34
1959 2,955,611 $13,492,688 $8,386,123 0.622 $87.79 $54.56
1960 2,981,293 $13,980,731 $8,456,783 0.605 $90.18 $54.55
1961 2,885,392 $13,840,576 $8,198,648 0.592 $92.25 $54.64
1962 2,923,472 $14,515,268 $8,366,890 0.576 $95.48 $55.04
1963 2,914,547 $14,957,723 $8,411,675 0.562 $98.69 $55.50
1964 2,979,154 $15,984,087 $9,840,382 0.616 $103.18 $63.52
1965 3,094,276 $17,143,755 $10,333,134 0.603 $106.55 $64.22
1966 3,226,548 $18,726,150 $10,951,116 0.585 $111.61 $65.27
1967 3,266,090 $19,615,038 $11,202,804 0.571 $115.49 $65.96
1968 3,321,714 $21,168,525 $11,654,307 0.551 $122.55 $67.47
1969 3,401,525 $23,090,697 $12,124,612 0.525 $130.54 $68.55
1970 3,367,439 $24,128,461 $12,134,371 0.503 $137.79 $69.30
1971 3,298,062 $24,985,700 $12,014,592 0.481 $145.69 $70.06
1972 3,479,022 $27,970,928 $14,276,243 0.510 $154.61 $78.91
1973 3,585,426 $30,593,006 $14,905,209 0.487 $164.09 $79.95
1974 3,547,070 $33,128,015 $15,053,323 0.454 $179.61 $81.61
1975 3,388,341 $34,050,130 $14,493,804 0.426 $193.25 $82.26
1976 3,432,006 $36,823,178 $14,887,358 0.404 $206.33 $83.42
1977 3,503,750 $40,149,452 $15,402,511 0.384 $220.37 $84.54
1978 3,704,827 $45,071,677 $21,357,625 0.474 $233.96 $110.86
1979 3,784,146 $49,953,037 $22,285,088 0.446 $253.86 $113.25
1980 3,713,241 $53,495,337 $22,437,994 0.419 $277.05 $116.21
1981 3,640,782 $57,023,163 $22,947,472 0.402 $301.20 $121.21
1982 3,487,361 $57,225,324 $22,878,371 0.400 $315.56 $126.16
1983 3,429,613 $58,455,675 $23,507,547 0.402 $327.78 $131.81
1984 3,550,476 $63,241,122 $27,012,903 0.427 $342.54 $146.31
1985 3,609,940 $66,774,599 $27,612,597 0.414 $355.72 $147.10
1986 3,660,874 $70,446,889 $28,307,015 0.402 $370.06 $148.70
1987 3,757,153 $75,932,406 $29,445,303 0.388 $388.66 $150.71
1988 3,858,859 $82,315,154 $30,786,599 0.374 $410.22 $153.43
1989 3,936,726 $86,831,057 $31,644,596 0.364 $424.17 $154.58
1990 3,934,016 $90,947,232 $31,888,253 0.351 $444.58 $155.88
1991 3,830,924 $91,680,823 $31,239,644 0.341 $460.23 $156.82
1992 3,807,293 $96,343,394 $31,280,918 0.325 $486.63 $158.00
1993 3,835,392 $98,513,741 $31,574,642 0.321 $493.95 $158.32
1994 3,888,335 $102,465,939 $32,328,552 0.316 $506.77 $159.89
1995 3,937,202 $107,598,961 $32,839,034 0.305 $525.55 $160.40
1996 3,984,537 $113,265,412 $33,662,300 0.297 $546.66 $162.47
1997 4,081,546 $121,346,820 $34,826,084 0.287 $571.74 $164.09
1998 4,169,123 $130,460,877 $36,263,687 0.278 $601.77 $167.27
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PENNSYLVANIA
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 $69,958 $1,633 $71,545 $70,585 $70,585
1939 $78,587 $1,968 $54,602 $96,538 $96,538
1940 $83,464 $2,795 $44,261 $131,837 $131,837 $3,000
1941 $97,707 $4,104 $23,401 $210,247 $210,247 $3,000
1942 $122,753 $6,119 $14,963 $324,156 $324,156 $3,000
1943 $143,240 $7,981 $4,575 $470,802 $470,802 $3,000
1944 $85,118 $9,844 $2,511 $563,254 $563,254 $3,000
1945 $62,517 $11,295 $26,526 $610,539 $610,539 $3,000
1946 $62,596 $11,238 $94,534 $589,840 $589,840 $3,000
1947 $66,990 $11,784 $57,332 $610,700 $610,700 $3,000
1948 $61,550 $12,957 $45,973 $638,928 $638,928 $3,000
1949 $62,751 $13,173 $140,505 $574,070 $574,070 $3,000
1950 $62,387 $11,482 $110,211 $537,488 $537,488 $3,000
1951 $127,198 $12,319 $66,336 $610,440 $610,440 $3,000
1952 $47,932 $12,826 $109,952 $561,058 $561,058 $3,000
1953 $84,580 $12,939 $102,359 $555,958 $555,958 $3,000
1954 $88,167 $10,944 $260,776 $394,051 $394,051 $3,000
1955 $125,647 $7,949 $180,302 $347,073 $347,073 $3,000
1956 $186,125 $8,444 $160,176 $383,862 $383,862 $3,000
1957 $143,779 $9,315 $195,392 $346,771 $346,771 $3,000
1958 $156,646 $5,683 $385,126 $126,249 $126,249 $3,000
1959 $220,766 $2,228 $263,274 $182,120 $96,440 $85,680 $3,000
1960 $250,109 $2,317 $265,271 $174,508 $102,000 $72,508 $3,000
1961 $260,420 $283 $341,230 $114,779 $112,000 $2,779 $3,000
1962 $274,685 $631 $252,842 $149,505 $112,000 $37,505 $3,000
1963 $268,029 $1,049 $236,543 $156,560 $112,000 $44,560 $3,000
1964 $293,073 $2,732 $175,664 $238,641 $99,449 $139,192 $3,600
1965 $304,675 $8,057 $118,816 $394,465 $86,831 $307,634 $3,600
1966 $302,903 $15,651 $86,550 $536,001 $74,131 $461,870 $3,600
1967 $278,756 $24,494 $109,131 $730,120 $730,120 $3,600
1968 $174,696 $31,883 $118,653 $818,045 $818,045 $3,600
1969 $167,213 $36,282 $118,700 $863,846 $863,846 $3,600
1970 $158,811 $42,274 $212,496 $852,058 $852,058 $3,600
1971 $171,992 $39,471 $294,972 $742,697 $742,697 $3,600
1972 $214,079 $31,111 $382,959 $589,868 $589,868 $4,200
1973 $316,732 $29,679 $341,399 $594,570 $594,570 $4,200
1974 $382,770 $32,481 $467,503 $529,435 $529,435 $4,200
1975 $401,423 $11,098 $970,603 $87,827 $173,800 $85,973 $4,200
1976 $441,148 $345 $822,995 $17,896 $552,900 $535,004 $4,200
1977 $489,550 $803,592 $24,324 $926,296 $901,972 $4,200
1978 $647,123 $733,024 $190,699 $1,187,296 $996,597 $6,000
1979 $724,104 $806,265 $131,181 $1,222,296 $1,091,115 $6,000
1980 $1,008,277 $1,164,447 $143,901 $1,387,265 $1,243,364 $6,000
1981 $952,492 $1,075,699 $269,734 $1,566,328 $1,296,594 $6,300
1982 $947,604 $1,823,688 $2,145,252 $2,145,252 $6,600
1983 $1,094,151 $1,594,008 $2,617,389 $2,617,389 $7,000
1984 $1,478,320 $1,019,598 $1,970,851 $1,970,851 $8,000
1985 $1,470,579 $1,050,483 $770 $1,338,674 $1,337,905 $8,000
1986 $1,424,751 $1,056,882 $160,629 $893,639 $733,010 $8,000
1987 $1,394,778 $3,717 $860,874 $705,306 $587,640 $117,666 $8,000
1988 $1,420,975 $67,169 $793,731 $1,217,061 $1,217,061 $8,000
1989 $1,205,268 $126,679 $940,413 $1,615,858 $1,615,858 $8,000
1990 $1,089,610 $147,010 $1,166,140 $1,647,622 $1,647,622 $8,000
1991 $1,052,091 $119,570 $1,642,778 $1,155,988 $1,155,988 $8,000
1992 $1,202,914 $76,217 $1,653,941 $807,828 $807,828 $8,000
1993 $1,644,852 $69,355 $1,413,289 $1,105,425 $1,105,425 $8,000
1994 $1,789,819 $87,861 $1,458,081 $1,518,999 $1,518,999 $8,000
1995 $1,747,964 $126,054 $1,475,508 $1,914,777 $1,914,777 $8,000
1996 $1,490,484 $136,147 $1,502,211 $2,031,947 $2,031,947 $8,000
1997 $1,393,458 $147,149 $1,338,234 $2,253,703 $2,253,703 $8,000
1998 $1,381,141 $159,972 $1,316,049 $2,462,478 $2,462,478 $8,000
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PENNSYLVANIA
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 2.68 2.75 2.66 2.66 2.71 0.00 0.00
1939 2.74 1.90 2.70 2.70 3.36 0.00 0.00
1940 2.58 1.37 2.52 2.70 4.08 0.00 0.00
1941 2.35 0.56 2.51 2.70 5.07 0.00 0.00
1942 2.41 0.29 2.46 2.70 6.37 0.00 0.00
1943 2.44 0.08 2.43 2.69 8.00 0.00 0.00
1944 1.39 0.04 1.07 1.22 9.18 0.00 0.00
1945 1.06 0.45 1.13 1.27 10.32 0.00 0.00
1946 0.96 1.46 1.08 1.22 9.09 0.00 0.00
1947 0.87 0.74 0.85 0.99 7.90 0.00 0.00
1948 0.71 0.53 0.73 0.88 7.42 0.00 0.00
1949 0.76 1.70 0.77 0.92 6.96 0.00 0.00
1950 0.70 1.23 0.84 1.04 5.99 0.00 0.00
1951 1.23 0.64 0.78 1.01 5.91 0.00 0.00
1952 0.44 1.01 0.78 1.04 5.16 0.00 0.00
1953 0.72 0.87 0.78 1.08 4.73 0.00 0.00
1954 0.80 2.36 0.78 1.09 3.56 0.00 0.00
1955 1.07 1.53 1.13 1.63 2.95 0.00 0.00
1956 1.46 1.26 1.49 2.24 3.01 0.00 0.00
1957 1.07 1.46 0.99 1.55 2.59 0.00 0.00
1958 1.23 3.02 1.25 1.96 0.99 0.00 0.00
1959 1.64 1.95 1.67 2.70 0.00 0.00 0.00
1960 1.79 1.90 1.79 2.96 0.00 0.00 0.00
1961 1.88 2.47 1.92 3.23 0.00 0.00 0.00
1962 1.89 1.74 1.88 3.26 0.00 0.00 0.00
1963 1.79 1.58 1.79 3.19 0.00 0.00 0.00
1964 1.83 1.10 1.89 3.06 0.00 0.00 0.00
1965 1.78 0.69 1.78 2.96 0.00 0.00 0.00
1966 1.62 0.46 1.61 2.75 0.00 0.00 0.00
1967 1.42 0.56 1.40 2.45 3.72 0.00 0.00
1968 0.83 0.56 0.78 1.41 3.86 0.00 0.00
1969 0.72 0.51 0.73 1.39 3.74 0.00 0.00
1970 0.66 0.88 0.65 1.29 3.53 0.00 0.00
1971 0.69 1.18 0.69 1.44 2.97 3.02 JAN 59 0.98
1972 0.77 1.37 0.79 1.55 2.11 3.02 JAN 59 0.70
1973 1.04 1.12 1.05 2.15 1.94 3.02 JAN 59 0.64
1974 1.16 1.41 1.15 2.54 1.60 3.02 JAN 59 0.53
1975 1.18 2.85 1.15 2.71 0.00 3.03 DEC 75 0.00
1976 1.20 2.23 1.17 2.89 0.00 3.03 DEC 75 0.00
1977 1.22 2.00 1.19 3.10 0.00 3.03 DEC 75 0.00
1978 1.44 1.63 1.51 3.18 0.00 3.03 DEC 75 0.00
1979 1.45 1.61 1.40 3.13 0.00 3.03 DEC 75 0.00
1980 1.88 2.18 1.39 3.31 0.00 3.03 DEC 75 0.00
1981 1.67 1.89 1.78 4.41 0.00 3.03 DEC 75 0.00
1982 1.66 3.19 1.83 4.58 0.00 3.37 DEC 82 0.00
1983 1.87 2.73 1.92 4.78 0.00 3.37 DEC 82 0.00
1984 2.34 1.61 2.41 5.64 0.00 3.37 DEC 82 0.00
1985 2.20 1.57 2.27 5.48 0.00 3.37 DEC 82 0.00
1986 2.02 1.50 2.02 5.03 0.00 3.37 DEC 82 0.00
1987 1.84 1.13 1.75 4.51 0.15 3.37 DEC 82 0.04
1988 1.73 0.96 1.61 4.30 1.48 3.37 DEC 82 0.44
1989 1.39 1.08 1.34 3.67 1.86 3.37 DEC 82 0.55
1990 1.20 1.28 1.20 3.42 1.81 3.37 DEC 82 0.54
1991 1.15 1.79 1.16 3.40 1.26 3.37 DEC 82 0.37
1992 1.25 1.72 1.30 4.01 0.84 3.37 DEC 82 0.25
1993 1.67 1.43 1.70 5.29 1.12 3.37 DEC 82 0.33
1994 1.75 1.42 1.72 5.46 1.48 3.37 DEC 82 0.44
1995 1.62 1.37 1.57 5.14 1.78 3.37 DEC 82 0.53
1996 1.32 1.33 1.27 4.26 1.79 3.37 DEC 82 0.53
1997 1.15 1.10 1.13 3.95 1.86 3.37 DEC 82 0.55
1998 1.06 1.01 1.07 3.85 1.89 3.37 DEC 82 0.56
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PENNSYLVANIA
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 6,408,304 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $11.18 0.479
1939 4,931,958 447,132 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $11.67 0.464
1940 463,922 4,064,552 307,004 63.8 0.0 8.8 0.0 0.0 $10.90 0.418
1941 316,871 2,135,945 148,309 44.1 0.0 6.7 9.0 0.0 $11.02 0.369
1942 164,069 1,276,789 73,455 37.4 0.0 7.8 9.2 0.0 $11.82 0.337
1943 38,841 330,744 15,412 33.0 0.0 8.5 9.9 0.0 $14.31 0.356
1944 22,465 172,449 6,714 28.9 0.0 7.7 12.1 0.0 $15.18 0.353
1945 203,373 1,486,887 14,707 15.2 0.0 7.3 14.0 0.0 $17.87 0.414
1946 531,321 5,258,630 177,208 32.7 18.8 9.9 18.3 0.0 $18.15 0.411
1947 328,912 3,412,011 111,766 28.9 18.5 10.4 17.6 76,401 2.5 $17.13 0.349
1948 268,949 2,698,596 69,306 27.1 20.8 10.0 18.3 64,062 2.0 $17.36 0.325
1949 652,669 7,338,734 162,345 29.2 21.4 11.2 19.1 163,387 5.5 $19.43 0.363
1950 416,791 5,428,010 189,723 37.0 20.5 13.0 19.2 118,499 3.9 $20.84 0.365
1951 373,282 3,311,009 71,606 20.3 21.6 8.9 17.5 77,335 2.4 $20.90 0.333
1952 454,311 4,597,037 82,561 17.5 23.9 10.1 20.7 102,726 3.2 $24.62 0.373
1953 429,370 4,225,251 72,005 19.7 23.9 9.8 21.6 98,426 3.0 $25.44 0.362
1954 724,902 10,233,581 207,534 28.7 24.0 14.1 22.5 220,094 7.2 $26.68 0.379
1955 507,797 7,063,716 163,610 29.6 26.4 13.9 22.4 149,601 4.9 $26.64 0.359
1956 453,170 6,109,470 83,445 18.3 30.0 13.5 29.4 136,302 4.3 $27.49 0.351
1957 525,084 7,185,357 88,896 19.2 30.0 13.7 30.0 156,390 5.0 $28.51 0.347
1958 765,499 13,357,641 207,718 26.6 30.0 17.4 30.0 282,979 9.6 $30.01 0.359
1959 549,815 9,407,155 164,498 29.1 30.0 17.1 30.0 198,448 6.7 $29.06 0.331
1960 602,579 8,937,694 112,443 21.0 30.0 14.8 30.0 197,560 6.6 $31.11 0.345
1961 609,868 10,966,943 179,342 26.0 30.0 18.0 30.0 234,859 8.1 $32.77 0.355
1962 531,626 8,228,121 121,866 24.0 30.0 15.5 30.0 181,189 6.2 $32.32 0.338
1963 489,209 7,720,866 108,347 20.4 30.0 15.8 30.0 169,326 5.8 $32.45 0.329
1964 391,470 5,916,315 72,598 15.8 29.3 15.1 30.0 127,557 4.2 $31.55 0.306
1965 316,972 3,833,481 42,896 13.7 28.6 12.1 27.5 86,006 2.7 $33.30 0.313
1966 253,095 2,725,865 26,426 9.5 28.8 10.8 26.5 62,468 1.9 $34.83 0.312
1967 294,871 3,222,740 28,195 10.1 29.0 10.9 26.7 74,227 2.2 $36.84 0.319
1968 273,311 3,023,859 29,199 10.7 28.7 11.1 26.8 69,308 2.0 $42.28 0.345
1969 257,910 2,815,925 26,656 10.2 28.6 10.9 26.6 65,410 1.9 $46.20 0.354
1970 400,199 4,638,923 42,607 13.2 28.9 11.6 26.6 106,623 3.1 $49.74 0.361
1971 453,056 6,226,713 80,420 18.8 29.1 13.7 27.2 139,966 4.2 $52.63 0.361
1972 432,792 6,516,242 85,669 19.1 30.0 15.1 29.5 139,885 3.7 $64.97 0.425
1973 358,463 5,320,909 66,432 16.6 30.0 14.8 30.0 118,562 3.1 $69.30 0.424
1974 498,426 7,075,892 80,099 19.0 30.0 14.2 30.0 157,215 4.1 $72.18 0.402
1975 721,903 13,165,050 202,239 29.0 30.0 18.2 30.0 285,216 7.6 $81.04 0.420
1976 650,188 10,444,972 177,394 28.6 30.0 16.1 30.0 228,971 6.0 $87.37 0.423
1977 672,110 9,717,844 144,751 20.9 30.0 14.5 30.0 216,339 5.6 $92.34 0.419
1978 598,843 8,501,927 110,088 17.8 30.0 14.2 30.0 184,749 4.2 $97.83 0.421
1979 648,603 8,783,695 102,556 16.7 30.0 13.5 30.0 184,273 4.1 $102.78 0.409
1980 678,451 11,361,623 156,212 22.4 30.0 16.7 30.0 237,540 5.3 $115.56 0.422
1981 576,527 9,567,396 145,256 25.7 29.7 16.6 29.7 198,959 4.5 $126.27 0.425
1982 764,904 14,130,429 209,945 30.3 29.6 18.5 29.6 292,266 6.8 $146.38 0.468
1983 590,411 12,250,410 256,445 35.6 29.6 20.7 29.5 258,989 6.1 $150.74 0.462
1984 497,587 8,173,318 144,166 29.4 26.0 16.4 27.9 181,173 4.1 $142.66 0.418
1985 521,289 8,110,945 137,586 26.3 26.0 15.6 25.7 175,781 3.9 $147.46 0.416
1986 487,003 7,693,827 128,911 25.5 26.0 15.8 25.7 164,510 3.6 $155.07 0.420
1987 418,392 6,297,972 106,334 23.0 26.0 15.1 25.8 132,560 2.8 $158.22 0.407
1988 378,573 5,500,735 83,259 21.5 26.1 14.5 25.7 118,519 2.5 $164.47 0.401
1989 406,243 5,844,611 88,757 23.2 26.2 14.4 25.8 126,896 2.6 $182.31 0.428
1990 472,039 6,977,938 108,398 25.1 25.9 14.8 25.8 150,107 3.1 $188.53 0.421
1991 559,992 9,351,835 169,162 30.9 25.9 16.7 25.9 199,237 4.1 $197.10 0.424
1992 517,810 9,329,271 194,509 35.6 25.9 18.0 25.8 195,520 4.1 $200.92 0.409
1993 434,761 7,751,530 166,111 37.4 25.9 17.8 25.8 163,956 3.4 $210.41 0.420
1994 470,271 8,008,853 154,824 32.2 25.9 17.0 25.8 169,368 3.4 $211.95 0.413
1995 479,269 7,832,627 133,540 29.2 25.9 16.3 25.8 165,915 3.3 $219.48 0.412
1996 467,434 7,830,542 135,550 27.8 26.0 16.8 26.0 167,533 3.3 $219.08 0.397
1997 429,874 6,881,145 111,217 25.6 25.9 16.0 25.8 146,460 2.8 $227.50 0.395
1998 418,539 6,516,439 104,690 25.1 25.9 15.6 25.9 140,625 2.7 $237.77 0.394
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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)
1971 $0.00
1972 272,028 146,316 125,712 1,867,383 1,188,233 679,150 $132.01 735 682 53
1973 292,310 153,026 139,284 2,397,048 1,399,805 997,243 $157.70 5,839 3,093 2,746
1974 329,730 146,456 183,274 3,037,376 1,580,730 1,456,646 $177.15 7,919 4,470 3,449
1975 350,751 150,595 200,156 3,475,338 1,724,869 1,750,469 $190.54 12,251 5,481 6,770
1976 364,379 147,432 216,947 3,929,660 1,859,465 2,070,195 $207.40 17,381 8,806 8,575
1977 374,348 145,921 228,427 4,283,489 1,965,898 2,317,592 $220.05 19,523 10,395 9,128
1978 736,065 485,572 250,493 8,542,135 5,860,191 2,681,945 $223.18 22,228 13,591 8,637
1979 763,143 497,502 265,641 9,449,234 6,438,151 3,011,084 $238.12
1980 769,817 482,101 287,716 10,326,940 6,779,905 3,547,034 $257.98
1981 808,761 497,129 311,632 11,644,190 7,431,016 4,213,174 $276.88
1982 819,773 494,500 325,273 12,821,127 7,981,278 4,839,849 $300.77 35,697 27,329 8,368
1983 834,899 499,298 335,601 13,864,586 8,516,955 5,347,631 $319.35 54,866 37,696 17,170
1984 849,072 501,434 347,638 14,755,338 9,025,304 5,730,035 $334.20 44,493 25,574 18,919
1985 861,774 505,851 355,923 15,656,998 9,504,747 6,152,251 $349.39 37,667 20,610 17,056
1986 871,233 503,290 367,943 16,663,890 9,950,545 6,713,345 $367.82 33,067 19,448 13,619
1987 894,827 509,311 385,516 18,165,606 10,732,518 7,433,088 $390.40 49,205 35,477 13,728
1988 914,455 513,045 401,410 19,459,764 11,343,296 8,116,468 $409.23 33,350 18,010 15,340
1989 938,569 518,861 419,708 21,169,857 12,203,225 8,966,633 $433.76 36,858 19,394 17,464
1990 972,007 529,660 442,347 23,179,779 13,270,253 9,909,526 $458.60 38,086 19,426 18,661
1991 989,543 528,298 461,245 24,855,256 14,052,291 10,802,965 $483.04 57,311 30,861 26,450
1992 1,011,086 533,138 477,948 26,804,838 14,914,365 11,890,473 $509.83 69,560 37,689 31,871
1993 1,023,315 539,275 484,040 27,939,207 15,487,141 12,452,066 $525.05 82,024 37,325 44,699
1994 1,035,539 545,280 490,259 29,037,841 16,110,454 12,927,387 $539.26 99,501 40,928 58,574
1995 1,049,121 552,832 496,289 30,394,370 16,862,361 13,532,009 $557.14 94,195 38,014 56,181
1996 1,061,459 556,729 504,730 31,642,021 17,631,168 14,010,853 $573.27 99,710 41,016 58,694
1997 1,077,890 559,926 517,965 33,056,290 18,153,900 14,902,390 $589.76 91,769 37,362 54,408
1998 1,083,506 557,465 526,042 34,309,960 18,821,875 15,488,085 $608.96 87,344 33,890 53,454
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PENNSYLVANIA
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 $28,060 $14,030 $14,030 $12,204.00 79,414 597,868 44,274 47 7.5
1972 $31,884 $15,942 $15,942 $14,239.00 71,983 590,694 46,871 58 8.2
1973 $60 $30 $30 $11.00 303 1,228 90 65 4.1
1974 $17,676 $8,838 $8,838 $4,652.00 38,141 261,430 19,627 69 6.9
1975 $125,080 $62,540 $62,540 $34,263.00 211,508 1,619,403 136,876 77 7.7
1976 $124,118 $62,059 $62,059 $31,975.00 181,822 1,514,624 149,119 84 8.3
1977 $104,204 $52,102 $52,102 $27,768.00 148,374 1,215,962 112,373 88 8.2
1978 $49,160 $24,580 $24,580 $13,689.00 67,342 546,049 48,347 93 8.1
1979 $24,872 $12,420 $12,453 $4,668.00 43,513 282,534 19,018 98 6.5
1980 $112,041 $56,021 $56,021 $31,976.00 151,703 1,087,327 84,134 109 7.2
1981 $80,127 $42,395 $37,732 $18,869.00 85,022 685,250 62,108 117 8.1
1982 $209,494 $104,747 $104,747 $57,296.00 209,086 1,520,268 112,218 141 7.3
1983 $218,208 $110,412 $107,795 $53,133.00 182,509 1,466,376 136,164 154 8.0
1984 $926 $459 $467 $428.00 156 983 156 166 6.3
1985 $79 $38 $41 $45.00 29 225 18 144 7.8
1986 $15 $7 $8 $20.00 4 34 31 782 8.5
1987 $21 $10 $10 $11.00 1 9 4 84 9.0
1988 ($33) ($18) ($16) ($3) 3 25 7 124 8.3
1989 ($32) ($16) ($16) ($15) 2 12 0.0
1990 ($36) ($18) ($18) ($17) 0 0.0
1991 ($24) ($12) ($12) ($11) 0 0.0
1992 ($30) ($15) ($15) ($13) 0 0.0
1993 ($18) ($9) ($9) ($9) 0 0.0
1994 ($24) ($12) ($12) ($12) 0 0.0
1995 ($12) ($6) ($6) ($32) 0 0.0
1996 ($14) ($7) ($7) ($2) 0 0.0
1997 ($12) ($6) ($6) ($3) 0 0.0
1998 0 0.0
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