US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394


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Data for RHODE ISLAND: Categories

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

RHODE ISLAND
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 173,940 $205,557 $205,557 1.000 $22.73 $22.73
1939 193,455 $234,141 $234,141 1.000 $23.28 $23.28
1940 204,624 $254,210 $236,645 0.931 $23.89 $22.24
1941 249,693 $366,172 $339,120 0.926 $28.20 $26.12
1942 266,615 $481,688 $441,314 0.916 $34.74 $31.83
1943 250,041 $514,139 $468,656 0.912 $39.54 $36.04
1944 233,862 $509,106 $457,882 0.899 $41.86 $37.65
1945 214,855 $481,743 $431,176 0.895 $43.12 $38.59
1946 231,091 $530,022 $468,061 0.883 $44.11 $38.95
1947 238,218 $595,489 $517,803 0.870 $48.07 $41.80
1948 240,310 $649,983 $552,798 0.850 $52.01 $44.24
1949 219,948 $597,860 $505,363 0.845 $52.27 $44.19
1950 234,438 $673,545 $559,793 0.831 $55.25 $45.92
1951 240,655 $743,055 $600,873 0.809 $59.38 $48.02
1952 236,227 $769,833 $607,026 0.789 $62.67 $49.42
1953 239,898 $807,502 $624,350 0.773 $64.73 $50.05
1954 220,932 $753,416 $575,663 0.764 $65.58 $50.11
1955 226,519 $796,947 $593,545 0.745 $67.66 $50.39
1956 241,465 $874,483 $696,717 0.797 $69.65 $55.49
1957 232,276 $869,790 $681,212 0.783 $72.01 $56.40
1958 219,887 $850,990 $655,261 0.770 $74.43 $57.31
1959 227,307 $919,766 $691,220 0.752 $77.81 $58.48
1960 229,753 $952,671 $703,975 0.739 $79.74 $58.92
1961 227,894 $974,048 $706,772 0.726 $82.19 $59.64
1962 233,580 $1,034,338 $734,363 0.710 $85.16 $60.46
1963 231,797 $1,061,679 $737,696 0.695 $88.08 $61.20
1964 235,751 $1,129,208 $764,594 0.677 $92.11 $62.37
1965 244,902 $1,215,864 $800,985 0.659 $95.47 $62.90
1966 255,668 $1,333,424 $848,404 0.636 $100.30 $63.82
1967 261,768 $1,432,190 $878,577 0.613 $105.22 $64.54
1968 264,711 $1,534,321 $916,120 0.597 $111.47 $66.55
1969 268,011 $1,642,367 $940,893 0.573 $117.85 $67.51
1970 264,194 $1,719,478 $947,827 0.551 $125.16 $68.99
1971 261,162 $1,779,552 $938,902 0.528 $131.04 $69.14
1972 279,000 $1,980,000 $1,108,571 0.560 $136.48 $76.41
1973 286,589 $2,142,601 $1,154,019 0.539 $143.77 $77.44
1974 304,982 $2,480,613 $1,168,764 0.471 $156.42 $73.70
1975 268,473 $2,298,571 $1,226,769 0.534 $164.65 $87.87
1976 285,964 $2,592,615 $1,325,695 0.511 $174.35 $89.15
1977 300,299 $2,834,104 $1,384,893 0.489 $181.49 $88.69
1978 313,602 $3,172,627 $1,716,110 0.541 $194.55 $105.24
1979 316,756 $3,504,152 $1,801,413 0.514 $212.74 $109.37
1980 312,801 $3,801,738 $2,068,015 0.544 $233.73 $127.14
1981 311,426 $4,089,052 $2,233,074 0.546 $252.50 $137.89
1982 299,909 $4,213,543 $2,320,307 0.551 $270.18 $148.78
1983 307,944 $4,585,173 $2,496,820 0.545 $286.34 $155.92
1984 323,376 $5,034,871 $2,816,232 0.559 $299.42 $167.48
1985 334,120 $5,413,699 $3,034,534 0.561 $311.59 $174.66
1986 346,033 $5,922,963 $3,281,014 0.554 $329.17 $182.34
1987 355,791 $6,468,039 $3,530,597 0.546 $349.60 $190.83
1988 359,954 $7,032,668 $3,775,337 0.537 $375.72 $201.70
1989 366,649 $7,512,837 $4,002,838 0.533 $394.05 $209.95
1990 344,042 $7,403,953 $4,087,198 0.552 $413.86 $228.46
1991 318,922 $7,088,834 $3,965,754 0.559 $427.45 $239.13
1992 317,132 $7,426,473 $4,125,470 0.556 $450.34 $250.17
1993 321,854 $7,659,495 $4,283,781 0.559 $457.65 $255.96
1994 325,880 $7,904,622 $4,514,889 0.571 $466.47 $266.43
1995 331,357 $8,285,572 $4,659,701 0.562 $480.86 $270.43
1996 331,170 $8,532,868 $4,747,046 0.556 $495.50 $275.66
1997 336,283 $9,145,975 $5,023,660 0.549 $523.02 $287.28
1998 342,134 $9,815,858 $5,289,531 0.539 $551.73 $297.32
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RHODE ISLAND
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 $8,168 $146 $9,293 $6,960 $6,960
1939 $8,171 $195 $5,746 $9,581 $9,581
1940 $9,846 $251 $7,880 $11,647 $11,647 $3,000
1941 $13,327 $410 $3,570 $21,814 $21,814 $3,000
1942 $16,097 $650 $4,704 $33,856 $33,856 $3,000
1943 $15,063 $838 $1,326 $48,431 $48,431 $3,000
1944 $14,792 $1,056 $1,227 $63,052 $63,052 $3,000
1945 $14,202 $1,331 $5,172 $73,412 $73,412 $3,000
1946 $13,449 $1,407 $10,852 $77,416 $77,416 $3,000
1947 $12,304 $1,429 $9,779 $66,369 $66,369 $3,000
1948 $8,063 $1,159 $14,259 $47,363 $47,363 $3,000
1949 $8,285 $731 $31,396 $24,983 $24,983 $3,000
1950 $14,058 $466 $16,216 $23,290 $23,290 $3,000
1951 $16,588 $519 $17,408 $22,990 $22,990 $3,000
1952 $16,225 $476 $16,404 $23,286 $23,286 $3,000
1953 $17,189 $611 $12,565 $28,521 $28,521 $3,000
1954 $15,668 $547 $22,881 $21,856 $21,856 $3,000
1955 $16,160 $526 $12,340 $26,202 $26,202 $3,000
1956 $18,034 $667 $13,898 $31,199 $31,199 $3,600
1957 $18,603 $788 $19,647 $31,390 $31,390 $3,600
1958 $17,647 $689 $24,393 $25,534 $25,534 $3,600
1959 $18,648 $690 $15,865 $29,007 $29,007 $3,600
1960 $19,216 $843 $16,368 $32,502 $32,502 $3,600
1961 $18,870 $952 $19,306 $33,017 $33,017 $3,600
1962 $19,878 $1,004 $15,844 $38,055 $38,055 $3,600
1963 $19,893 $1,181 $17,578 $40,553 $40,553 $3,600
1964 $20,492 $1,384 $14,662 $45,790 $45,790 $3,600
1965 $21,495 $1,685 $11,749 $55,178 $55,178 $3,600
1966 $19,489 $2,086 $11,812 $64,229 $64,229 $3,600
1967 $19,771 $2,576 $14,046 $72,530 $72,530 $3,600
1968 $19,079 $3,000 $15,869 $78,740 $78,740 $3,600
1969 $19,334 $3,479 $17,791 $83,763 $83,763 $3,600
1970 $18,001 $3,945 $30,092 $74,678 $74,678 $3,600
1971 $17,898 $3,379 $41,942 $50,499 $50,499 $3,600
1972 $25,358 $2,150 $36,570 $39,258 $39,258 $4,200
1973 $33,401 $1,770 $38,798 $32,955 $32,955 $4,200
1974 $35,323 $1,525 $52,156 $13,946 $13,946 $4,200
1975 $45,595 $6 $88,393 $5,293 $45,800 $40,507 $4,800
1976 $54,828 $15 $58,928 $11,878 $65,800 $53,922 $4,800
1977 $54,874 $60,624 $8,493 $71,074 $62,581 $4,800
1978 $49,542 $64,207 $14,026 $102,074 $88,048 $6,000
1979 $57,133 $59,742 $6,466 $102,763 $96,297 $6,000
1980 $80,345 $76,174 $26,211 $121,239 $95,028 $7,200
1981 $100,510 $77,422 $41,154 $112,034 $70,880 $7,800
1982 $94,639 $106,529 $25,421 $101,682 $76,261 $8,600
1983 $102,000 $85,015 $42,827 $89,557 $46,730 $9,200
1984 $115,665 $737 $66,629 $20,433 $20,433 $10,000
1985 $123,619 $4,525 $77,212 $72,737 $72,737 $10,600
1986 $122,548 $9,809 $72,134 $134,961 $134,961 $11,000
1987 $127,411 $15,337 $65,643 $216,273 $216,273 $11,400
1988 $117,275 $20,564 $79,423 $277,176 $277,176 $12,000
1989 $103,869 $25,044 $107,143 $303,529 $303,529 $12,800
1990 $101,702 $24,489 $126,886 $263,879 $263,879 $13,800
1991 $98,525 $16,297 $222,339 $143,617 $143,617 $14,400
1992 $138,244 $8,578 $195,945 $104,498 $104,498 $15,200
1993 $154,178 $7,599 $154,461 $119,294 $119,294 $15,600
1994 $164,100 $7,602 $175,160 $119,262 $119,262 $16,400
1995 $170,562 $7,085 $182,083 $110,086 $110,086 $16,800
1996 $173,334 $7,147 $183,120 $116,240 $116,240 $17,000
1997 $180,611 $8,789 $149,937 $160,044 $160,044 $17,600
1998 $181,682 $12,506 $133,824 $224,258 $224,258 $18,200
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RHODE ISLAND
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 3.97 4.52 2.70 2.70 3.39 0.00 0.00
1939 3.49 2.45 2.70 2.70 4.09 0.00 0.00
1940 3.87 3.10 2.51 2.70 4.58 0.00 0.00
1941 3.64 0.97 2.50 2.70 5.96 0.00 0.00
1942 3.34 0.98 2.47 2.69 7.03 0.00 0.00
1943 2.93 0.26 2.46 2.70 9.42 0.00 0.00
1944 2.91 0.24 2.41 2.68 12.38 0.00 0.00
1945 2.95 1.07 2.42 2.70 15.24 0.00 0.00
1946 2.54 2.05 2.38 2.70 14.61 0.00 0.00
1947 2.07 1.64 1.84 2.11 11.15 0.00 0.00
1948 1.24 2.19 1.22 1.44 7.29 0.00 0.00
1949 1.39 5.25 1.50 1.78 4.18 0.00 0.00
1950 2.09 2.41 2.24 2.70 3.46 0.00 0.00
1951 2.23 2.34 2.18 2.70 3.09 0.00 0.00
1952 2.11 2.13 2.13 2.70 3.02 0.00 0.00
1953 2.13 1.56 2.08 2.70 3.53 0.00 0.00
1954 2.08 3.04 2.06 2.70 2.90 0.00 0.00
1955 2.03 1.55 2.01 2.70 3.29 0.00 0.00
1956 2.06 1.59 2.15 2.70 3.57 0.00 0.00
1957 2.14 2.26 2.10 2.70 3.61 0.00 0.00
1958 2.07 2.87 2.00 2.70 3.00 0.00 0.00
1959 2.03 1.72 2.02 2.70 3.15 0.00 0.00
1960 2.02 1.72 1.99 2.70 3.41 0.00 0.00
1961 1.94 1.98 1.96 2.70 3.39 0.00 0.00
1962 1.92 1.53 3.68 2.70 3.68 0.00 0.00
1963 1.87 1.66 1.87 2.70 3.82 0.00 0.00
1964 1.81 1.30 1.82 2.70 4.06 0.00 0.00
1965 1.77 0.97 1.77 2.69 4.54 0.00 0.00
1966 1.46 0.89 1.45 2.27 4.82 0.00 0.00
1967 1.38 0.98 1.38 2.25 5.06 0.00 0.00
1968 1.24 1.03 1.23 2.07 5.13 0.00 0.00
1969 1.18 1.08 1.21 2.07 5.10 0.00 0.00
1970 1.05 1.75 1.04 1.88 4.34 0.00 0.00
1971 1.01 2.36 1.02 1.93 2.84 2.97 SEP 58 0.96
1972 1.28 1.85 1.34 2.40 1.98 2.97 SEP 58 0.67
1973 1.56 1.81 1.62 3.02 1.54 2.97 SEP 58 0.52
1974 1.42 2.10 1.38 2.92 0.56 2.97 SEP 58 0.19
1975 1.98 3.85 2.08 3.89 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
1976 2.11 2.27 2.04 3.99 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
1977 1.94 2.14 1.93 3.94 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
1978 1.56 2.02 1.55 2.87 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
1979 1.63 1.70 1.49 2.91 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
1980 2.11 2.00 2.25 4.14 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
1981 2.46 1.89 2.25 4.12 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
1982 2.25 2.53 2.26 4.10 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
1983 2.22 1.85 2.23 4.10 0.00 4.37 DEC 75 0.00
1984 2.30 1.32 2.31 4.13 0.41 4.37 DEC 75 0.09
1985 2.28 1.43 2.27 4.05 1.34 4.37 DEC 75 0.31
1986 2.07 1.22 2.07 3.73 2.28 4.37 DEC 75 0.52
1987 1.97 1.01 1.97 3.61 3.34 4.37 DEC 75 0.76
1988 1.67 1.13 1.62 3.01 3.94 4.37 DEC 75 0.90
1989 1.38 1.43 1.35 2.53 4.04 4.37 DEC 75 0.92
1990 1.37 1.71 1.36 2.46 3.56 4.37 DEC 75 0.81
1991 1.39 3.14 1.40 2.49 2.03 4.37 DEC 75 0.46
1992 1.86 2.64 1.95 3.51 1.41 4.37 DEC 75 0.32
1993 2.01 2.02 2.05 3.67 1.56 4.37 DEC 75 0.36
1994 2.08 2.22 2.09 3.65 1.51 4.37 DEC 75 0.35
1995 2.06 2.20 2.07 3.69 1.33 4.37 DEC 75 0.30
1996 2.03 2.15 2.05 3.68 1.36 4.37 DEC 75 0.31
1997 1.97 1.64 2.00 3.65 1.75 4.37 DEC 75 0.40
1998 1.85 1.36 1.85 3.42 2.28 4.37 DEC 75 0.52
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RHODE ISLAND
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 1,069,584 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $9.63 0.424
1939 87,707 631,361 47,834 0.0 0.0 7.2 0.0 0.0 $9.99 0.429
1940 103,959 831,640 73,953 65.9 0.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 $10.54 0.441
1941 42,709 356,043 24,712 60.3 0.0 8.3 9.2 0.0 $10.69 0.379
1942 46,114 393,773 23,865 46.9 0.0 8.5 9.1 0.0 $12.42 0.357
1943 11,577 91,911 4,202 31.4 0.0 7.9 10.1 0.0 $15.54 0.393
1944 10,536 80,120 3,016 30.1 0.0 7.6 11.1 0.0 $16.44 0.393
1945 36,080 308,209 6,524 29.0 0.0 8.5 10.7 0.0 $17.35 0.402
1946 49,403 647,394 25,364 42.5 15.1 13.1 13.5 0.0 $17.36 0.394
1947 51,527 532,315 19,141 38.8 14.8 10.3 14.8 11,860 4.9 $18.90 0.393
1948 68,409 682,385 23,263 39.4 16.8 10.0 13.0 14,448 6.0 $21.34 0.410
1949 132,889 1,432,252 51,762 38.1 18.1 10.8 13.9 30,496 13.8 $22.31 0.427
1950 76,430 778,329 32,462 39.2 16.1 10.2 13.3 16,792 7.1 $21.37 0.387
1951 83,544 821,445 24,603 33.8 18.3 9.8 13.3 17,465 7.2 $21.65 0.365
1952 63,038 761,966 23,944 33.0 18.7 12.1 15.7 15,658 6.6 $22.02 0.351
1953 57,574 569,456 14,335 28.6 19.6 9.9 14.9 11,919 4.9 $23.19 0.358
1954 69,765 1,011,529 28,313 36.9 20.3 14.5 17.9 21,223 9.6 $23.54 0.359
1955 47,581 558,764 14,847 29.9 19.2 11.7 16.7 12,470 5.5 $23.23 0.343
1956 52,306 552,361 15,178 30.8 18.5 10.6 14.6 11,960 4.9 $26.46 0.380
1957 67,364 760,510 20,238 32.0 19.2 11.3 15.5 16,333 7.0 $27.55 0.383
1958 66,460 922,581 29,346 39.7 19.9 13.9 17.3 19,099 8.6 $27.72 0.372
1959 46,463 576,596 13,787 28.5 22.6 12.4 18.4 12,232 5.3 $29.31 0.377
1960 48,696 596,282 11,157 24.8 23.0 12.2 19.8 12,558 5.4 $29.61 0.371
1961 48,557 683,365 15,096 28.0 22.8 14.1 20.3 14,244 6.2 $30.25 0.368
1962 50,283 551,479 10,397 23.8 22.8 11.0 19.9 11,641 4.9 $30.48 0.358
1963 47,741 609,378 11,745 22.9 22.9 12.8 20.1 12,744 5.5 $30.75 0.349
1964 43,099 506,385 10,150 22.6 22.8 11.7 19.9 11,195 4.7 $31.53 0.342
1965 37,207 382,155 6,908 17.7 22.9 10.3 19.7 8,471 3.4 $33.13 0.347
1966 31,673 325,144 5,687 16.5 23.0 10.3 19.8 7,144 2.7 $39.37 0.393
1967 36,061 373,621 6,187 18.3 23.2 10.4 19.7 8,197 3.1 $40.43 0.384
1968 36,426 391,983 6,738 18.4 23.2 10.8 20.1 8,545 3.2 $43.55 0.391
1969 38,874 412,914 7,323 20.1 23.1 10.6 19.8 8,950 3.3 $46.52 0.395
1970 54,681 643,764 11,653 24.7 23.0 11.8 20.0 13,760 5.2 $50.52 0.404
1971 55,064 770,059 19,282 34.0 22.6 14.0 20.5 16,561 6.0 $56.32 0.430
1972 47,868 638,629 17,252 33.4 21.9 13.3 19.5 14,102 4.5 $59.22 0.436
1973 49,799 643,835 15,921 35.3 22.3 12.9 19.8 13,822 4.3 $62.03 0.429
1974 62,797 812,028 19,876 37.5 22.1 12.9 19.9 17,671 5.4 $65.94 0.423
1975 78,432 1,381,421 38,952 44.7 21.6 17.6 19.7 29,954 9.7 $67.75 0.410
1976 60,628 895,684 24,959 42.3 22.5 14.8 20.7 19,603 6.0 $72.38 0.413
1977 57,373 871,529 22,439 37.6 22.6 15.2 20.5 18,962 5.6 $75.13 0.411
1978 99,917 920,554 19,846 19.7 22.3 9.2 20.1 21,311 5.6 $76.79 0.387
1979 63,371 874,878 21,947 38.0 22.5 13.8 20.4 18,743 4.8 $83.62 0.386
1980 67,628 946,914 24,734 35.8 23.2 14.0 20.8 20,498 5.3 $89.04 0.375
1981 60,905 864,112 18,282 29.2 22.9 14.2 20.5 19,378 5.0 $98.75 0.386
1982 68,730 1,057,575 24,571 37.1 22.7 15.4 21.0 22,833 6.1 $107.67 0.392
1983 52,948 818,002 19,757 31.9 22.5 15.4 20.8 17,640 4.6 $111.83 0.384
1984 44,660 605,279 13,041 28.3 22.6 13.6 20.3 12,544 3.1 $115.54 0.378
1985 48,846 669,865 12,065 25.0 23.2 13.7 20.7 14,672 3.5 $122.03 0.381
1986 45,393 572,334 11,626 24.7 23.3 12.6 21.0 12,998 3.0 $131.33 0.390
1987 40,593 498,031 10,635 24.7 23.1 12.3 20.9 11,537 2.6 $140.32 0.391
1988 41,235 496,012 9,560 23.9 23.2 12.0 21.1 11,495 2.6 $166.91 0.433
1989 46,217 615,379 12,058 28.9 23.6 13.3 20.5 14,082 3.1 $181.81 0.451
1990 61,479 901,028 19,762 36.1 22.6 14.7 21.2 20,001 4.6 $193.59 0.454
1991 68,584 1,147,660 32,197 46.7 22.2 16.7 21.2 23,921 5.8 $204.38 0.465
1992 60,746 983,154 30,009 44.8 21.7 16.2 20.7 20,451 5.0 $206.09 0.445
1993 48,603 770,885 23,735 49.3 21.1 15.9 19.7 16,404 4.0 $210.58 0.444
1994 56,920 856,608 25,369 45.9 21.1 15.0 19.7 18,875 4.5 $219.78 0.453
1995 57,046 870,965 24,456 42.8 21.3 15.3 19.9 19,108 4.5 $225.73 0.449
1996 54,102 848,661 22,554 40.4 21.2 15.7 19.9 18,449 4.4 $228.15 0.440
1997 49,077 687,670 17,555 34.6 21.3 14.0 19.9 15,750 3.7 $223.63 0.411
1998 46,742 595,940 13,611 28.2 21.6 12.7 19.8 13,259 3.0 $226.84 0.396
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RHODE ISLAND
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 16,188 16,188 110,956 110,956 $131.81
1972 36,295 17,319 18,976 245,500 122,146 123,354 $130.08 227 227
1973 37,465 18,103 19,362 291,183 147,921 143,262 $149.46 2,203 1,541 662
1974 20,956 18,916 20,956 159,589 182,936 159,589 $146.45 3,128 1,934 1,194
1975 39,696 18,269 21,427 351,520 171,345 180,174 $170.29 4,286 2,709 1,577
1976 40,392 18,678 21,714 379,005 184,565 194,441 $180.45 4,818 4,085 733
1977 41,136 19,216 21,920 413,861 204,926 208,936 $193.48 3,930 3,027 903
1978 70,110 46,337 23,773 791,203 552,579 238,625 $217.02 4,161 2,962 1,199
1979 73,584 47,286 26,298 889,870 608,298 281,571 $232.56 6,677 3,462 3,214
1980 75,463 47,356 28,107 991,923 672,844 319,079 $252.78 2,624 2,624
1981 76,276 46,544 29,732 1,072,407 715,770 356,636 $270.38 2,403 2,402
1982 76,313 44,949 31,364 1,165,510 750,138 415,372 $293.71 2,398 2,398
1983 73,561 43,412 30,149 1,193,336 770,352 422,984 $311.97 2,225 2,225
1984 79,251 44,866 34,385 1,372,244 867,478 504,766 $332.98 1,031 1,031
1985 80,518 44,384 36,134 1,484,202 924,953 559,249 $354.48 1,085 1,085
1986 81,096 44,398 36,698 1,565,050 971,827 593,223 $371.13 854 854
1987 82,151 43,938 38,213 1,710,075 1,044,198 665,877 $400.31 1,025 1,025
1988 86,306 45,660 40,646 1,905,033 1,152,309 752,724 $424.48 622 622
1989 82,255 40,186 42,069 1,891,112 1,051,955 839,157 $442.13 883 883
1990 90,876 47,834 43,042 2,241,974 1,322,458 919,516 $474.44 1,210 1,024 186
1991 90,414 47,253 43,161 2,259,550 1,293,393 966,157 $480.60 2,713 2,713
1992 91,955 47,773 44,182 2,415,984 1,387,498 1,028,487 $505.26 2,180 2,180
1993 92,110 48,587 43,523 2,540,674 1,475,589 1,065,085 $530.44 2,179 2,179
1994 91,207 48,044 43,163 2,610,507 1,498,041 1,112,466 $550.42 3,395 3,395
1995 91,255 48,013 43,243 2,764,630 1,585,744 1,178,886 $582.61 3,430 3,430
1996 92,566 48,294 44,272 2,890,942 1,617,152 1,273,790 $600.60 1,773 1,773
1997 94,304 48,879 45,425 3,024,321 1,687,943 1,336,378 $616.73 1,043 1,043
1998 95,576 49,308 46,268 3,221,810 1,786,252 1,435,558 $648.26 862 862
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RHODE ISLAND
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 $9,473 $4,698 $4,775 18,551 176,592 14,127 54 9.5
1972 $4,853 $2,378 $2,475 11,821 85,589 4,944 58 7.2
1973 $8,865 $4,315 $4,550 14,975 149,272 13,375 61 10.0
1974 $10,956 $5,358 $5,598 17,925 200,167 13,685 65 11.2
1975 $24,609 $12,142 $12,467 38,470 380,160 29,131 66 9.9
1976 $18,003 $8,788 $9,215 24,974 256,869 19,856 73 10.3
1977 $16,378 $7,992 $8,386 21,421 219,395 16,043 78 10.2
1978 $15,024 $7,345 $7,679 17,867 184,501 13,288 85 10.3
1979 $12,465 $6,236 $6,229 18,216 143,830 11,287 92 7.9
1980 $13,768 $6,884 $6,884 $5.00 18,399 161,277 10,118 89 8.8
1981 $11,173 $5,587 $5,587 $46.00 11,602 121,841 7,372 96 10.5
1982 $18,822 $9,411 $9,411 19,503 179,179 10,478 109 9.2
1983 $7,744 $3,872 $3,872 7,908 69,847 3,054 114 8.8
1984 $1,202 $601 $601 0 0.0
1985 $9 $5 $5 8 117 0.0
1986 $1,075 $538 $538 0 0.0
1987 $1 $1 $1 0 0.0
1988 $4 $2 $2 0 0.0
1989 $1 0 0.0
1990 $6,201 $3,101 $3,101 4,560 31,880 990 199 7.0
1991 $36,240 $18,120 $18,120 20,600 178,217 9,987 194 8.7
1992 $230 $115 $115 0 0.0
1993 $437 $218 $218 0 0.0
1994 $17,973 $9,037 $8,936 5,990 86,888 1,115 214 14.5
1995 $12,383 $6,320 $6,063 8,746 58,800 2,790 218 6.7
1996 $159 $79 $80 0 0.0
1997 ($30) ($15) ($15) 0 0.0
1998 ($21) ($10) ($10) 0 0.0
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