US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394


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United States
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 19,969,577 $26,334,075 $25,775,045 0.979 $25.36 $24.82
1939 21,418,945 $29,122,437 $28,463,115 0.977 $26.15 $25.56
1940 23,092,402 $32,447,244 $30,110,665 0.928 $27.02 $25.08
1941 26,804,701 $42,136,517 $38,676,791 0.918 $30.23 $27.75
1942 29,347,087 $54,763,601 $49,720,608 0.908 $35.89 $32.58
1943 30,825,503 $66,113,258 $59,048,952 0.893 $41.25 $36.84
1944 30,043,750 $69,135,879 $60,637,087 0.877 $44.25 $38.81
1945 28,405,595 $66,636,692 $58,544,835 0.879 $45.11 $39.64
1946 30,229,654 $73,394,236 $63,690,396 0.868 $46.69 $40.52
1947 32,272,248 $86,581,348 $72,981,066 0.843 $51.59 $43.49
1948 33,084,302 $96,086,769 $78,536,164 0.817 $55.85 $45.65
1949 31,695,005 $93,862,485 $76,267,263 0.813 $56.95 $46.27
1950 32,886,694 $103,129,537 $81,545,274 0.791 $60.31 $47.68
1951 34,857,403 $118,701,083 $90,242,251 0.760 $65.49 $49.79
1952 35,576,997 $127,813,002 $94,669,424 0.741 $69.09 $51.17
1953 36,667,115 $139,150,110 $99,629,885 0.716 $72.98 $52.25
1954 35,371,999 $137,067,812 $96,539,455 0.704 $74.52 $52.49
1955 36,590,254 $148,636,813 $101,574,717 0.683 $78.12 $53.38
1956 38,983,356 $164,507,907 $109,817,323 0.668 $81.15 $54.17
1957 39,670,705 $173,644,051 $112,829,744 0.650 $84.18 $54.70
1958 38,110,003 $171,403,274 $109,154,231 0.637 $86.49 $55.08
1959 39,544,909 $186,913,414 $115,302,625 0.617 $90.90 $56.07
1960 40,198,155 $195,020,676 $119,181,579 0.611 $93.30 $57.02
1961 40,059,163 $198,999,321 $119,344,649 0.600 $95.53 $57.29
1962 41,286,214 $212,609,557 $125,537,437 0.590 $99.03 $58.47
1963 42,013,516 $222,999,642 $129,569,191 0.581 $102.07 $59.31
1964 43,200,252 $239,152,882 $136,337,595 0.570 $106.46 $60.69
1965 45,098,297 $257,929,463 $143,988,969 0.558 $109.99 $61.40
1966 47,684,227 $283,935,050 $156,958,490 0.553 $114.51 $63.30
1967 48,792,640 $301,997,170 $161,096,708 0.533 $119.03 $63.49
1968 50,354,124 $331,277,789 $171,389,505 0.517 $126.52 $65.46
1969 52,362,457 $365,714,378 $181,762,193 0.497 $134.31 $66.75
1970 52,168,445 $382,743,922 $182,707,427 0.477 $141.09 $67.35
1971 52,079,721 $403,394,320 $182,755,684 0.453 $148.96 $67.48
1972 56,618,236 $457,392,075 $236,355,573 0.517 $155.36 $80.27
1973 59,911,079 $509,999,302 $254,896,173 0.500 $163.71 $81.81
1974 61,254,089 $562,581,846 $265,375,024 0.472 $176.62 $83.31
1975 59,143,407 $585,415,911 $261,521,631 0.447 $190.35 $85.03
1976 61,208,766 $649,227,556 $301,106,223 0.464 $203.98 $94.60
1977 63,602,710 $719,967,690 $324,182,674 0.450 $217.68 $98.02
1978 68,565,923 $830,093,473 $411,988,796 0.496 $232.82 $115.55
1979 71,631,725 $942,204,590 $444,278,867 0.472 $252.95 $119.27
1980 71,258,455 $1,026,011,813 $458,643,511 0.447 $276.89 $123.78
1981 71,965,970 $1,129,898,191 $478,414,824 0.423 $301.93 $127.84
1982 70,331,861 $1,173,795,347 $477,471,932 0.407 $320.95 $130.55
1983 70,817,863 $1,236,055,712 $532,288,687 0.431 $335.65 $144.54
1984 75,204,621 $1,368,881,301 $586,020,262 0.428 $350.04 $149.85
1985 77,467,012 $1,471,583,257 $611,969,897 0.416 $365.31 $151.92
1986 79,093,152 $1,563,409,019 $638,038,517 0.408 $380.13 $155.13
1987 81,352,396 $1,678,506,735 $667,498,815 0.398 $396.78 $157.79
1988 83,984,776 $1,819,086,049 $705,002,395 0.388 $416.53 $161.43
1989 86,164,595 $1,917,764,925 $738,265,107 0.385 $428.02 $164.77
1990 87,008,189 $2,021,181,427 $759,670,530 0.376 $446.73 $167.90
1991 84,905,782 $2,048,454,383 $751,666,268 0.367 $463.97 $170.25
1992 85,098,137 $2,168,335,124 $776,502,595 0.358 $490.01 $175.48
1993 86,850,536 $2,245,521,176 $807,165,885 0.359 $497.21 $178.73
1994 89,690,770 $2,367,713,643 $856,255,509 0.362 $507.67 $183.59
1995 92,328,088 $2,525,062,217 $889,901,028 0.352 $525.94 $185.36
1996 94,685,734 $2,698,983,711 $923,895,199 0.342 $548.17 $187.64
1997 97,837,884 $2,929,532,656 $970,110,253 0.331 $575.82 $190.68
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United States
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 $818,501 $21,311 $393,783 $1,110,625 $1,110,625
1939 $824,876 $32,186 $429,298 $1,537,797 $1,537,797
1940 $853,750 $41,826 $518,700 $1,817,110 $1,817,110 $3,000
1941 $1,006,328 $53,001 $344,324 $2,524,463 $2,524,463 $3,000
1942 $1,139,333 $68,175 $344,083 $3,387,888 $3,387,888 $3,000
1943 $1,325,423 $81,849 $79,644 $4,715,510 $4,715,510 $3,000
1944 $1,317,049 $102,004 $62,384 $6,071,925 $6,071,925 $3,000
1945 $1,161,883 $126,507 $445,867 $6,914,010 $6,914,010 $3,000
1946 $911,836 $129,667 $1,094,845 $6,860,044 $6,860,044 $3,000
1947 $1,095,522 $138,952 $775,142 $7,303,287 $7,303,287 $3,000
1948 $999,635 $154,923 $789,931 $7,602,964 $7,602,964 $3,000
1949 $986,906 $156,475 $1,735,991 $7,009,585 $7,009,585 $3,000
1950 $1,191,435 $145,684 $1,373,113 $6,972,181 $6,972,181 $3,000
1951 $1,492,506 $158,266 $840,411 $7,781,930 $7,781,930 $3,000
1952 $1,367,676 $177,351 $998,238 $8,327,427 $8,327,427 $3,000
1953 $1,347,632 $201,278 $962,219 $8,912,680 $8,912,680 $3,000
1954 $1,136,151 $198,599 $2,026,868 $8,218,954 $8,218,954 $3,000
1955 $1,208,788 $1,350,264 $8,263,724 $3,000 $8,260,724 $3,000
1956 $1,463,261 $199,598 $1,380,728 $8,573,431 $8,573,431 $3,000
1957 $1,544,233 $220,400 $1,733,876 $8,661,942 $2,630 $8,659,312 $3,000
1958 $1,470,841 $198,989 $3,512,732 $6,952,557 $121,265 $6,831,292 $3,000
1959 $1,955,664 $177,849 $2,279,018 $6,892,002 $217,705 $6,674,297 $3,000
1960 $2,288,440 $194,446 $2,726,849 $6,642,587 $223,765 $6,418,822 $3,000
1961 $2,449,942 $176,157 $3,422,558 $5,801,545 $233,765 $5,567,780 $3,000
1962 $2,951,841 $173,380 $2,675,565 $6,272,234 $233,608 $6,038,626 $3,000
1963 $3,018,817 $194,392 $2,775,222 $6,647,281 $226,162 $6,421,119 $3,000
1964 $3,047,288 $224,745 $2,521,575 $7,295,639 $205,369 $7,090,270 $3,000
1965 $3,053,646 $265,721 $2,166,011 $8,356,595 $184,279 $8,172,316 $3,000
1966 $3,030,126 $329,336 $1,771,292 $9,827,311 $162,599 $9,664,712 $3,000
1967 $2,678,119 $398,213 $2,092,364 $10,777,076 $74,878 $10,702,198 $3,000
1968 $2,551,573 $460,251 $2,029,957 $11,715,954 $11,715,954 $3,000
1969 $2,545,161 $536,076 $2,125,809 $12,636,017 $12,636,017 $3,000
1970 $2,505,814 $609,471 $3,847,312 $11,902,575 $11,902,575 $3,000
1971 $2,636,599 $529,430 $4,951,507 $9,725,314 $9,725,314 $3,000
1972 $3,896,620 $442,955 $4,481,854 $9,434,783 $31,800 $9,402,983 $4,200
1973 $4,995,166 $518,242 $4,005,191 $10,976,344 $94,200 $10,882,144 $4,200
1974 $5,218,967 $632,685 $5,977,411 $10,631,581 $111,400 $10,520,181 $4,200
1975 $5,210,885 $386,549 $11,753,643 $4,659,331 $1,589,100 $3,070,231 $4,200
1976 $7,532,078 $227,175 $8,972,637 $4,273,746 $3,402,366 $871,380 $4,200
1977 $9,170,529 $229,221 $8,345,948 $5,525,862 $4,575,471 $950,381 $4,200
1978 $11,193,446 $344,643 $7,722,347 $9,639,763 $5,088,883 $4,554,185 $6,000
1979 $12,095,041 $651,536 $8,556,908 $12,461,220 $3,826,956 $8,582,608 $6,000
1980 $11,414,649 $936,710 $13,768,135 $11,582,098 $4,990,270 $6,591,827 $6,000
1981 $11,624,545 $1,078,840 $13,221,592 $12,017,256 $6,272,139 $5,745,115 $6,000
1982 $12,206,070 $934,490 $20,649,840 $7,984,272 $10,628,857 $2,644,584 $6,000
1983 $14,548,669 $708,804 $17,755,392 $7,567,351 $13,372,674 $5,803,331 $7,000
1984 $18,757,690 $929,634 $12,598,229 $11,697,057 $9,492,260 $2,204,797 $7,000
1985 $19,296,983 $1,370,073 $14,124,342 $16,181,085 $6,111,669 $10,069,416 $7,000
1986 $18,111,266 $1,660,908 $15,402,735 $20,211,220 $4,808,961 $15,402,260 $7,000
1987 $17,576,976 $1,865,233 $13,617,007 $25,228,653 $2,053,965 $23,174,690 $7,000
1988 $17,720,628 $2,346,041 $12,579,703 $31,885,201 $781,530 $31,103,671 $7,000
1989 $16,451,876 $2,976,585 $13,641,569 $37,473,395 $602,513 $36,870,882 $7,000
1990 $15,221,274 $3,293,650 $17,320,777 $38,354,531 $417,510 $37,937,017 $7,000
1991 $14,510,670 $2,888,621 $24,582,501 $31,494,805 $1,006,019 $30,488,785 $7,000
1992 $16,972,655 $2,239,979 $23,956,510 $27,111,772 $1,265,193 $25,846,579 $7,000
1993 $19,831,045 $1,986,700 $20,687,678 $28,187,816 $185,987 $28,001,956 $7,000
1994 $21,802,069 $1,990,572 $20,433,832 $31,343,551 $31,343,551 $7,000
1995 $21,970,828 $2,317,858 $20,122,189 $35,403,296 $35,403,296 $7,000
1996 $21,577,968 $2,555,904 $20,634,904 $38,631,922 $38,631,922 $7,000
1997 $21,247,040 $2,788,888 $18,605,353 $43,833,157 $43,833,157 $7,000
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United States
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 3.11 1.50 2.69 2.75 4.22 0.00 0.00
1939 2.83 1.47 2.66 2.72 5.28 0.00 0.00
1940 2.63 1.60 2.50 2.70 5.60 0.00 0.00
1941 2.39 0.82 2.37 2.58 5.99 0.00 0.00
1942 2.08 0.63 1.98 2.18 6.19 0.00 0.00
1943 2.00 0.12 1.86 2.08 7.13 0.00 0.00
1944 1.91 0.09 1.67 1.90 8.78 0.00 0.00
1945 1.74 0.67 1.50 1.71 10.38 0.00 0.00
1946 1.24 1.49 1.24 1.43 9.35 0.00 0.00
1947 1.27 0.90 1.19 1.41 8.44 0.00 0.00
1948 1.04 0.82 1.01 1.24 7.91 0.00 0.00
1949 1.05 1.85 1.07 1.31 7.47 0.00 0.00
1950 1.16 1.33 1.18 1.50 6.76 0.00 0.00
1951 1.26 0.71 1.20 1.58 6.56 0.00 0.00
1952 1.07 0.78 1.08 1.45 6.52 0.00 0.00
1953 0.97 0.69 0.93 1.30 6.41 0.00 0.00
1954 0.83 1.48 0.79 1.12 6.00 0.00 0.00
1955 0.81 0.91 0.81 1.18 5.56 0.00 0.00
1956 0.89 0.84 0.88 1.32 5.21 0.00 0.00
1957 0.89 1.00 0.85 1.31 4.99 0.00 0.00
1958 0.86 2.05 0.84 1.32 3.99 0.00 0.00
1959 1.05 1.22 1.06 1.71 3.57 0.00 0.00
1960 1.17 1.40 1.15 1.88 3.29 0.00 0.00
1961 1.23 1.72 1.24 2.06 2.80 0.00 0.00
1962 1.39 1.26 1.39 2.36 2.84 0.00 0.00
1963 1.35 1.24 1.34 2.31 2.88 0.00 0.00
1964 1.27 1.05 1.26 2.21 2.96 0.00 0.00
1965 1.18 0.84 1.18 2.12 3.17 0.00 0.00
1966 1.07 0.62 1.05 1.91 3.40 0.00 0.00
1967 0.89 0.69 0.86 1.61 3.54 0.00 0.00
1968 0.77 0.61 0.76 1.47 3.54 0.00 0.00
1969 0.70 0.58 0.69 1.38 3.46 0.00 0.00
1970 0.65 1.01 0.64 1.34 3.11 0.00 0.00
1971 0.65 1.23 0.64 1.41 2.41 2.05 DEC 58 1.18
1972 0.85 0.98 0.88 1.70 2.06 2.05 DEC 58 1.00
1973 0.98 0.79 0.99 1.98 2.13 2.05 DEC 58 1.04
1974 0.93 1.06 0.92 1.95 1.87 2.05 DEC 58 0.91
1975 0.89 2.01 0.88 1.97 0.52 2.22 DEC 75 0.23
1976 1.16 1.38 1.20 2.58 0.13 2.22 DEC 75 0.06
1977 1.27 1.16 1.28 2.85 0.13 2.22 DEC 75 0.06
1978 1.35 0.93 1.41 2.84 0.55 2.22 DEC 75 0.25
1979 1.28 0.91 1.26 2.67 0.91 2.22 DEC 75 0.41
1980 1.11 1.34 1.06 2.37 0.64 2.22 DEC 75 0.29
1981 1.03 1.17 1.02 2.41 0.51 2.22 DEC 75 0.23
1982 1.04 1.76 1.03 2.54 0.00 2.22 DEC 75 0.00
1983 1.18 1.44 1.20 2.78 0.00 2.22 DEC 75 0.00
1984 1.37 0.92 1.39 3.25 0.16 2.22 DEC 75 0.07
1985 1.31 0.96 1.30 3.13 0.68 2.22 DEC 75 0.31
1986 1.16 0.99 1.14 2.80 0.99 2.22 DEC 75 0.45
1987 1.05 0.81 1.04 2.60 1.38 2.22 DEC 75 0.62
1988 0.97 0.69 0.96 2.48 1.71 2.22 DEC 75 0.77
1989 0.86 0.71 0.84 2.18 1.92 2.22 DEC 75 0.86
1990 0.75 0.86 0.73 1.95 1.88 2.22 DEC 75 0.85
1991 0.71 1.20 0.71 1.92 1.49 2.22 DEC 75 0.67
1992 0.78 1.10 0.79 2.20 1.19 2.22 DEC 75 0.54
1993 0.88 0.92 0.90 2.51 1.25 2.22 DEC 75 0.56
1994 0.92 0.86 0.92 2.55 1.32 2.22 DEC 75 0.59
1995 0.87 0.80 0.86 2.44 1.40 2.22 DEC 75 0.63
1996 0.80 0.76 0.78 2.28 1.43 2.22 DEC 75 0.64
1997 0.73 0.64 0.70 2.13 1.50 2.22 DEC 75 0.68
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United States
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 38,075,709 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $10.94 0.431
1939 448,336 41,959,622 3,056,446 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $10.66 0.408
1940 5,220,073 51,083,545 2,590,183 50.6 0.0 9.8 0.0 0.0 $10.56 0.391
1941 3,439,323 32,294,431 1,543,533 45.6 0.0 9.4 12.1 0.0 $11.06 0.366
1942 2,815,127 28,026,602 1,077,753 34.9 0.0 10.0 12.6 0.0 $12.66 0.353
1943 664,015 6,003,608 193,891 25.5 0.0 9.0 14.3 0.0 $13.84 0.336
1944 533,406 4,124,040 101,745 20.2 0.0 7.7 13.8 0.0 $15.90 0.359
1945 2,822,922 24,179,194 250,440 18.1 0.0 8.5 14.5 0.0 $18.77 0.416
1946 4,479,029 59,813,263 1,985,928 38.7 19.8 13.4 18.5 0.0 $18.50 0.396
1947 3,983,603 44,214,903 1,271,821 30.7 19.5 11.1 17.8 1,008,737 3.1 $17.83 0.346
1948 4,008,393 42,694,939 1,027,530 27.5 21.1 10.7 18.0 1,001,517 3.0 $19.03 0.341
1949 7,363,767 86,638,269 1,934,709 29.1 21.4 11.8 18.7 1,975,629 6.2 $20.48 0.360
1950 5,211,889 67,859,529 1,853,336 30.5 21.1 13.0 19.3 1,503,050 4.5 $20.76 0.344
1951 4,127,134 41,598,342 810,580 20.4 21.4 10.1 17.9 969,105 2.7 $21.09 0.322
1952 4,384,030 45,777,490 931,362 20.3 22.0 10.4 19.3 1,024,294 2.8 $22.79 0.330
1953 4,227,616 42,555,923 764,420 20.8 22.1 10.1 19.2 994,865 2.7 $23.58 0.323
1954 6,590,464 84,295,467 1,768,927 26.8 22.4 12.8 20.0 1,865,202 5.2 $24.93 0.335
1955 4,508,404 56,099,631 1,272,231 26.1 22.7 12.4 20.3 1,254,508 3.4 $25.04 0.321
1956 4,665,218 53,158,758 980,790 21.5 23.0 11.4 20.0 1,212,182 3.1 $27.02 0.333
1957 5,574,620 64,213,501 1,139,246 22.7 23.4 11.5 20.5 1,447,468 3.6 $28.17 0.335
1958 7,833,252 115,766,897 2,506,896 31.0 23.5 14.8 21.7 2,513,000 6.5 $30.54 0.353
1959 5,816,912 76,119,247 1,675,963 29.6 23.6 13.1 21.7 1,665,071 4.2 $30.40 0.334
1960 6,753,531 85,630,399 1,603,518 26.1 24.0 12.7 21.4 1,902,610 4.7 $32.87 0.352
1961 7,067,370 104,217,023 2,366,012 30.4 23.9 14.7 21.8 2,286,604 5.7 $33.80 0.354
1962 6,073,470 79,325,480 1,638,466 27.4 23.9 13.1 21.6 1,780,248 4.3 $34.56 0.349
1963 6,040,577 80,137,394 1,572,071 25.3 24.1 13.3 21.6 1,789,424 4.2 $35.28 0.346
1964 5,497,903 71,380,122 1,370,982 23.8 24.2 13.0 21.9 1,602,940 3.7 $35.96 0.338
1965 4,813,229 58,813,298 1,087,384 21.5 24.1 12.2 21.3 1,325,720 2.9 $37.19 0.338
1966 4,139,041 46,547,194 780,749 18.0 24.2 11.2 21.1 1,059,551 2.2 $39.76 0.347
1967 4,619,249 52,902,523 867,446 19.3 24.5 11.4 20.9 1,203,072 2.4 $41.25 0.347
1968 4,196,559 48,659,673 848,037 19.6 24.3 11.6 21.2 1,109,204 2.2 $43.43 0.343
1969 4,212,022 47,922,959 810,718 19.8 24.4 11.4 21.4 1,100,269 2.1 $46.17 0.344
1970 6,397,173 78,838,046 1,302,628 24.4 24.6 12.3 22.1 1,805,002 3.4 $50.31 0.357
1971 6,627,071 95,400,301 2,057,217 30.5 24.5 14.4 22.7 2,165,758 4.1 $54.35 0.365
1972 5,713,209 81,395,979 1,811,376 30.0 24.3 14.2 22.7 1,849,442 3.0 $56.68 0.367
1973 5,328,998 71,222,809 1,495,092 27.7 24.3 13.4 22.5 1,629,342 2.5 $59.00 0.361
1974 7,729,590 97,629,068 1,926,133 31.0 24.4 12.6 22.4 2,258,700 3.4 $64.34 0.366
1975 11,160,948 175,304,812 4,195,023 37.8 24.3 15.7 22.4 3,973,770 6.1 $70.23 0.371
1976 8,560,107 127,424,765 3,262,282 37.8 24.0 14.9 22.6 2,990,703 4.4 $75.16 0.371
1977 7,985,105 113,244,456 2,776,387 32.5 24.1 14.2 22.1 2,647,475 3.7 $78.79 0.364
1978 7,568,310 100,950,692 2,030,423 26.7 24.5 13.3 22.5 2,354,216 2.8 $83.67 0.364
1979 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
1980 9,992,123 148,952,074 3,071,943 33.2 24.3 14.9 22.7 3,355,747 3.9 $99.66 0.366
1981 9,407,372 135,936,281 2,989,177 32.4 24.2 14.4 23.0 3,044,857 3.5 $106.61 0.359
1982 11,648,448 185,387,401 4,174,709 38.5 24.3 15.9 23.2 4,058,646 4.7 $119.34 0.377
1983 8,907,190 155,476,475 4,179,622 38.4 24.1 17.5 23.4 3,394,666 3.9 $123.59 0.372
1984 7,742,547 111,629,750 2,606,145 34.2 23.7 14.4 22.8 2,474,809 2.7 $123.47 0.355
1985 8,372,070 119,270,080 2,572,059 31.2 24.1 14.2 22.7 2,616,958 2.8 $128.14 0.353
1986 8,360,752 121,424,986 2,687,723 32.2 23.9 14.5 22.9 2,642,644 2.8 $135.65 0.358
1987 7,203,357 105,219,374 2,408,471 30.6 23.7 14.6 22.7 2,300,399 2.3 $140.55 0.355
1988 6,860,662 94,154,116 1,979,285 28.5 24.1 13.7 22.7 2,080,582 2.0 $144.97 0.349
1989 7,368,766 97,583,970 1,940,390 28.0 24.2 13.2 22.9 2,157,666 2.1 $151.73 0.354
1990 8,628,557 115,954,451 2,323,255 29.4 24.1 13.4 23.1 2,521,564 2.4 $161.56 0.360
1991 10,074,550 155,120,001 3,472,019 34.8 23.9 15.4 23.2 3,341,935 3.2 $169.88 0.364
1992 9,243,338 150,152,106 3,838,011 39.9 23.7 16.2 23.3 3,245,191 3.1 $173.64 0.354
1993 7,884,326 125,645,349 3,203,897 39.2 23.9 15.9 23.4 2,751,441 2.6 $179.62 0.360
1994 7,959,281 123,449,548 2,977,468 36.3 23.7 15.5 23.2 2,669,872 2.4 $182.16 0.357
1995 8,035,229 118,344,208 2,661,773 34.3 24.0 14.7 23.1 2,571,951 2.3 $187.29 0.355
1996 7,989,615 118,970,010 2,738,963 33.4 24.0 14.9 23.2 2,595,585 2.2 $189.45 0.345
1997 7,325,279 106,590,203 2,484,911 32.8 23.9 14.6 23.0 2,322,573 1.9 $192.76 0.335
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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 964,351 636,709 327,642 7,759,709 5,468,748 2,290,961 $154.74 14,474 12,697 1,777
1972 4,602,724 2,454,462 2,072,620 34,901,957 20,255,035 14,288,752 $145.82 37,184 29,881 7,225
1973 4,937,682 2,648,202 2,289,480 40,837,114 24,169,336 16,667,778 $159.05 84,763 50,750 33,766
1974 5,437,102 3,296,317 2,415,460 47,313,773 31,277,308 18,725,790 $167.35 129,031 71,910 57,121
1975 6,233,830 4,288,443 2,546,339 57,652,724 36,857,071 21,396,602 $177.85 232,494 136,268 96,226
1976 6,800,578 4,255,707 2,651,885 67,588,450 44,600,210 24,163,263 $191.13 331,196 205,166 126,030
1977 7,265,321 4,456,779 2,808,542 77,419,709 50,208,304 27,211,410 $204.92 321,513 187,455 134,811
1978 14,696,510 11,537,740 3,158,770 164,396,064 132,306,676 32,089,388 $215.12 288,887 172,891 121,432
1979 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
1980 15,659,406 12,080,114 3,579,292 204,185,950 161,607,860 42,578,086 $250.75 423,047 319,109 103,939
1981 15,816,609 11,985,857 3,830,752 224,761,628 174,316,215 50,445,411 $273.28 623,359 484,400 138,960
1982 15,815,835 11,852,697 3,963,138 245,691,109 188,554,032 57,137,075 $298.74 757,957 578,284 179,672
1983 16,049,199 11,960,197 4,089,002 263,996,378 200,985,980 63,010,398 $316.33 793,805 568,027 225,781
1984 16,173,290 12,014,715 4,158,575 282,338,602 215,011,389 67,327,215 $335.71 638,336 437,398 200,938
1985 16,559,901 12,315,265 4,244,636 305,323,528 233,066,592 72,256,934 $354.57 582,419 396,309 186,112
1986 16,852,511 12,476,441 4,376,070 327,194,976 248,942,520 78,252,455 $373.37 547,339 376,800 170,540
1987 17,407,785 12,843,589 4,564,196 355,360,176 269,647,833 85,712,343 $392.57 594,089 415,612 178,478
1988 18,002,120 13,190,512 4,811,608 384,269,423 289,395,817 94,873,608 $410.50 506,106 357,984 148,124
1989 18,585,062 13,514,955 5,070,107 417,373,993 311,994,291 105,379,700 $431.87 563,756 377,881 185,873
1990 19,316,874 13,992,378 5,324,496 457,488,043 340,468,933 117,019,109 $455.45 635,258 429,993 205,265
1991 19,736,059 14,203,452 5,532,607 488,677,565 360,165,738 128,511,827 $476.17 896,220 601,342 294,879
1992 20,088,847 14,363,684 5,725,163 516,677,418 375,833,031 140,844,383 $494.61 1,124,264 681,778 442,488
1993 20,412,145 14,534,370 5,877,788 539,016,664 390,437,301 148,579,359 $507.82 1,070,703 623,576 447,128
1994 20,834,796 14,856,295 5,978,512 565,240,712 409,739,487 155,501,225 $521.72 1,102,746 696,740 406,012
1995 21,176,183 15,065,938 6,110,247 592,368,105 428,765,407 163,602,698 $537.95 1,103,371 684,354 419,016
1996 21,439,700 15,225,467 6,214,238 615,635,307 445,492,854 170,142,453 $552.21 1,186,007 704,705 481,303
1997 21,548,054 15,162,668 6,385,396 638,630,206 458,221,038 180,409,168 $569.95 1,129,810 651,528 478,285
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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 $664,160 $331,779 $332,381 $17,441.00 1,419,045 13,017,495 713,551 54 9.1
1972 $481,525 $240,260 $241,265 $21,786.00 1,088,825 9,303,890 539,046 52 8.5
1973 $142,757 $70,765 $71,992 $8,056.00 244,331 2,225,642 176,125 65 9.1
1974 $538,887 $266,029 $272,858 $18,563.00 817,546 7,556,800 440,791 62 9.0
1975 $2,493,616 $1,247,310 $1,246,306 $65,752.00 3,857,557 37,145,127 2,397,515 63 9.6
1976 $2,293,451 $1,137,644 $1,155,807 $60,238.00 3,186,507 32,983,961 2,535,705 70 10.4
1977 $1,763,471 $867,943 $895,527 $51,267.00 2,602,302 24,630,026 1,773,540 71 9.5
1978 $693,403 $340,382 $350,954 $18,888.00 940,610 8,992,561 548,790 80 9.6
1979 $237,458 $118,337 $119,121 $6,197.00 289,971 2,896,296 171,707 87 10.0
1980 $1,704,453 $856,722 $847,734 $52,014.00 1,993,460 17,939,818 1,038,584 98 9.0
1981 $1,319,419 $685,012 $634,414 $59,059.00 1,206,454 12,552,430 862,491 103 10.4
1982 $2,457,757 $1,324,320 $1,133,433 $76,978.00 2,192,623 19,961,569 1,188,280 121 9.1
1983 $1,695,589 $905,707 $789,881 $74,262.00 1,402,121 13,235,912 839,897 129 9.4
1984 $45,464 $23,152 $22,313 $403.00 30,899 600,184 49,063 83 19.4
1985 $73,704 $48,111 $25,591 $744.00 39,190 736,930 58,922 85 18.8
1986 $143,795 $78,063 $65,733 $6.00 92,692 1,131,129 82,647 92 12.2
1987 $60,243 $39,495 $20,744 $701.00 46,682 434,478 31,238 146 9.3
1988 $6,085 $3,351 $2,738 $16.00 8,316 51,751 2,840 146 6.2
1989 $2,872 $1,602 $1,268 $15.00 4,575 24,509 958 150 5.4
1990 $29,943 $15,416 $14,522 $149.00 44,359 247,338 8,815 105 5.5
1991 $293,791 $148,490 $145,308 $11.00 221,836 1,578,700 86,445 166 6.6
1992 $26,677 $15,753 $10,929 $14.00 21,235 248,568 16,945 83 11.7
1993 $56,262 $21,960 $34,301 $2,978.00 52,875 442,663 594 164 8.4
1994 $205,154 $101,875 $103,284 $10,413.00 144,112 1,475,463 86,473 141 10.2
1995 $75,295 $37,329 $37,960 $40.00 68,854 708,968 43,297 107 10.3
1996 $28,118 $13,989 $14,130 $2.00 31,923 270,425 11,048 107 8.5
1997 $26,792 $13,243 $13,546 $3.00 32,048 264,854 10,229 104 8.3
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