US Department of Labor ____ ET HANDBOOK NO. 394


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Reimbursable Data
Federal-State Extended Benefits Data

WASHINGTON
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 246,809 $336,937 $336,937 1.000 $26.25 $26.25
1939 264,331 $370,574 $370,574 1.000 $26.96 $26.96
1940 294,323 $414,352 $399,214 0.963 $27.07 $26.08
1941 391,426 $615,122 $582,056 0.946 $30.22 $28.60
1942 508,822 $1,020,322 $954,626 0.936 $38.56 $36.08
1943 555,496 $1,345,404 $1,231,477 0.915 $46.58 $42.63
1944 575,976 $1,478,362 $1,327,234 0.898 $49.36 $44.31
1945 503,931 $1,250,580 $1,139,083 0.911 $47.72 $43.47
1946 479,838 $1,196,147 $1,073,401 0.897 $47.94 $43.02
1947 504,815 $1,408,300 $1,220,037 0.866 $53.65 $46.48
1948 520,563 $1,599,509 $1,339,305 0.837 $59.09 $49.48
1949 499,863 $1,573,400 $1,305,426 0.830 $60.53 $50.22
1950 508,852 $1,676,721 $1,354,948 0.808 $63.37 $51.21
1951 542,002 $1,946,593 $1,499,176 0.770 $69.07 $53.19
1952 546,083 $2,059,146 $1,550,141 0.753 $72.51 $54.59
1953 552,651 $2,173,516 $1,588,835 0.731 $75.63 $55.29
1954 546,933 $2,221,378 $1,588,257 0.715 $78.11 $55.84
1955 568,430 $2,385,948 $1,661,098 0.696 $80.72 $56.20
1956 580,786 $2,539,200 $1,714,836 0.675 $84.08 $56.78
1957 597,596 $2,702,791 $1,787,771 0.661 $86.98 $57.53
1958 589,050 $2,782,187 $1,762,661 0.634 $90.83 $57.55
1959 607,852 $3,000,118 $1,851,858 0.617 $94.92 $58.59
1960 604,255 $3,082,138 $1,843,042 0.598 $98.09 $58.66
1961 606,697 $3,231,247 $1,879,313 0.582 $102.42 $59.57
1962 640,025 $3,531,983 $2,006,263 0.568 $106.13 $60.28
1963 628,045 $3,580,610 $1,967,930 0.550 $109.64 $60.26
1964 626,668 $3,680,368 $1,967,075 0.534 $112.94 $60.36
1965 658,776 $3,998,247 $2,100,980 0.525 $116.72 $61.33
1966 736,403 $4,721,112 $2,434,720 0.516 $123.29 $63.58
1967 777,923 $5,167,708 $2,566,945 0.497 $127.75 $63.46
1968 816,472 $5,752,898 $2,745,183 0.477 $135.50 $64.66
1969 828,661 $6,180,365 $2,816,428 0.456 $143.43 $65.36
1970 779,718 $6,049,536 $2,659,264 0.440 $149.20 $65.59
1971 755,551 $6,096,461 $3,256,484 0.534 $155.17 $82.89
1972 787,802 $6,659,107 $3,730,111 0.560 $162.55 $91.05
1973 839,517 $7,537,723 $4,351,970 0.577 $172.67 $99.69
1974 874,510 $8,454,354 $4,958,400 0.586 $185.91 $109.04
1975 890,471 $9,444,881 $5,493,171 0.582 $203.97 $118.63
1976 942,362 $10,734,151 $6,290,952 0.586 $219.05 $128.38
1977 1,015,794 $12,348,582 $7,268,839 0.589 $233.78 $137.61
1978 1,139,819 $14,906,610 $8,767,284 0.588 $251.50 $147.92
1979 1,231,700 $17,645,586 $10,205,915 0.578 $275.50 $159.35
1980 1,249,291 $19,528,150 $10,913,411 0.559 $300.60 $167.99
1981 1,251,106 $21,225,128 $11,659,380 0.549 $326.25 $179.22
1982 1,196,475 $20,989,320 $11,591,028 0.552 $337.36 $186.30
1983 1,203,437 $21,301,565 $12,098,130 0.568 $340.40 $193.33
1984 1,254,728 $22,485,638 $12,938,442 0.575 $344.63 $198.30
1985 1,289,234 $23,661,855 $11,879,064 0.502 $352.95 $177.19
1986 1,338,225 $25,583,586 $13,604,424 0.532 $367.65 $195.50
1987 1,406,844 $27,555,199 $15,681,893 0.569 $376.66 $214.36
1988 1,484,640 $30,098,853 $18,148,227 0.603 $389.88 $235.08
1989 1,582,098 $33,271,576 $20,118,655 0.605 $404.42 $244.55
1990 1,677,457 $36,947,705 $22,201,849 0.601 $423.58 $254.53
1991 1,674,698 $38,849,519 $22,686,059 0.584 $446.11 $260.51
1992 1,700,883 $42,216,210 $24,656,215 0.584 $477.31 $278.77
1993 1,734,399 $43,029,289 $25,915,761 0.602 $477.10 $287.35
1994 1,783,905 $45,392,976 $28,102,762 0.619 $489.34 $302.95
1995 1,812,720 $48,305,831 $29,155,508 0.604 $512.47 $309.30
1996 1,866,014 $52,672,125 $30,779,117 0.584 $542.83 $317.20
1997 1,963,727 $59,738,987 $33,083,221 0.554 $585.02 $323.98
1998 2,038,303 $67,504,465 $37,223,842 0.551 $636.88 $351.20
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WASHINGTON
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 $12,410 $289 $18,891 $18,891
1939 $8,936 $490 $6,146 $22,172 $22,172
1940 $10,810 $547 $9,453 $22,402 $22,402 $3,000
1941 $13,938 $644 $5,430 $31,554 $31,554 $3,000
1942 $23,286 $962 $2,549 $53,253 $53,253 $3,000
1943 $32,730 $1,427 $333 $87,077 $87,077 $3,000
1944 $36,546 $2,018 $256 $125,386 $125,386 $3,000
1945 $32,774 $2,730 $7,772 $153,117 $153,117 $3,000
1946 $27,250 $2,745 $46,766 $136,347 $136,347 $3,000
1947 $26,936 $2,719 $25,460 $140,541 $140,541 $3,000
1948 $23,789 $3,032 $18,412 $148,950 $148,950 $3,000
1949 $33,643 $3,207 $35,031 $150,768 $150,768 $3,000
1950 $35,781 $3,178 $31,506 $158,221 $158,221 $3,000
1951 $32,972 $3,688 $15,004 $179,877 $179,877 $3,000
1952 $27,144 $4,082 $23,270 $187,832 $187,832 $3,000
1953 $27,589 $4,426 $29,027 $190,808 $190,808 $3,000
1954 $28,643 $4,362 $38,149 $185,639 $185,639 $3,000
1955 $35,344 $4,341 $33,407 $191,887 $191,887 $3,000
1956 $36,042 $4,634 $34,727 $198,350 $198,350 $3,000
1957 $39,775 $5,215 $40,077 $204,348 $204,348 $3,000
1958 $44,061 $5,193 $57,045 $197,081 $197,081 $3,000
1959 $50,151 $5,432 $45,550 $204,929 $204,929 $3,000
1960 $49,992 $6,134 $58,830 $202,201 $202,201 $3,000
1961 $50,202 $6,010 $65,423 $193,982 $193,982 $3,000
1962 $48,941 $5,932 $50,269 $199,772 $199,772 $3,000
1963 $53,167 $6,434 $57,318 $202,154 $202,154 $3,000
1964 $52,976 $6,771 $62,167 $199,861 $199,861 $3,000
1965 $55,636 $7,270 $46,379 $216,498 $216,498 $3,000
1966 $57,836 $8,749 $31,707 $251,502 $251,502 $3,000
1967 $61,292 $10,655 $38,063 $285,519 $285,519 $3,000
1968 $62,086 $12,715 $39,438 $321,007 $321,007 $3,000
1969 $49,749 $14,609 $52,040 $333,440 $333,440 $3,000
1970 $53,836 $14,589 $176,754 $225,472 $225,472 $3,000
1971 $58,367 $6,426 $210,199 $56,725 $56,725 $4,200
1972 $104,539 $1,268 $135,756 $16,395 $16,395 $4,800
1973 $127,824 $219 $123,981 $47,175 $40,700 $6,475 $5,400
1974 $145,509 $148,723 $32,803 $44,100 $11,297 $5,400
1975 $162,916 $118 $199,536 $27,045 $94,100 $67,055 $6,600
1976 $184,702 $9 $183,182 $61,690 $149,400 $87,710 $7,200
1977 $203,818 $165,755 $108,461 $137,069 $28,608 $7,800
1978 $284,732 $2,237 $134,482 $103,775 $103,775 $8,400
1979 $331,343 $13,745 $139,227 $296,762 $296,762 $9,000
1980 $330,602 $30,379 $299,588 $367,970 $367,970 $9,600
1981 $348,631 $37,402 $351,721 $382,035 $382,035 $10,200
1982 $347,740 $23,240 $525,967 $150,264 $150,264 $10,800
1983 $355,703 $7,517 $459,339 $22,252 $22,252 $11,400
1984 $423,973 $5,084 $377,635 $77,250 $77,250 $12,000
1985 $477,549 $11,789 $387,916 $163,663 $163,663 $10,000
1986 $532,402 $23,637 $362,233 $353,579 $353,579 $11,500
1987 $610,767 $42,707 $342,220 $654,502 $654,502 $13,200
1988 $662,732 $70,657 $344,293 $1,042,354 $1,042,354 $15,100
1989 $562,442 $103,519 $343,381 $1,364,312 $1,364,312 $15,600
1990 $519,680 $130,102 $394,830 $1,624,124 $1,624,124 $16,200
1991 $528,149 $138,872 $569,077 $1,707,604 $1,707,604 $16,800
1992 $553,085 $133,938 $618,693 $1,766,006 $1,766,006 $17,600
1993 $576,702 $125,225 $704,141 $1,743,146 $1,743,146 $18,500
1994 $592,054 $108,540 $821,864 $1,565,417 $1,565,417 $19,900
1995 $600,024 $101,023 $793,643 $1,417,701 $1,417,701 $19,900
1996 $615,233 $91,990 $795,249 $1,332,508 $1,332,508 $20,300
1997 $736,874 $92,172 $662,694 $1,447,195 $1,447,195 $21,300
1998 $793,077 $101,510 $726,706 $1,622,203 $1,622,203 $22,500
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WASHINGTON
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 3.68 0.00 2.67 2.67 5.61 0.00 0.00
1939 2.41 1.66 2.69 2.69 5.98 0.00 0.00
1940 2.61 2.28 2.59 2.69 5.41 0.00 0.00
1941 2.27 0.88 2.55 2.70 5.13 0.00 0.00
1942 2.28 0.25 2.53 2.70 5.22 0.00 0.00
1943 2.43 0.02 2.47 2.70 6.47 0.00 0.00
1944 2.47 0.02 2.42 2.70 8.48 0.00 0.00
1945 2.62 0.62 2.46 2.70 12.24 0.00 0.00
1946 2.28 3.91 2.42 2.70 11.40 0.00 0.00
1947 1.91 1.81 1.66 1.92 9.98 0.00 0.00
1948 1.49 1.15 1.59 1.89 9.31 0.00 0.00
1949 2.14 2.23 2.21 2.66 9.58 0.00 0.00
1950 2.13 1.88 2.17 2.70 9.44 0.00 0.00
1951 1.69 0.77 1.46 1.90 9.24 0.00 0.00
1952 1.32 1.13 1.31 1.74 9.12 0.00 0.00
1953 1.27 1.34 1.26 1.72 8.78 0.00 0.00
1954 1.29 1.72 1.43 2.00 8.36 0.00 0.00
1955 1.48 1.40 1.39 1.99 8.04 0.00 0.00
1956 1.42 1.37 1.51 2.24 7.81 0.00 0.00
1957 1.47 1.48 1.40 2.11 7.56 0.00 0.00
1958 1.58 2.05 1.65 2.40 7.08 0.00 0.00
1959 1.67 1.52 1.66 2.40 6.83 0.00 0.00
1960 1.62 1.91 1.61 2.70 6.56 0.00 0.00
1961 1.55 2.02 1.56 2.70 6.00 0.00 0.00
1962 1.39 1.42 1.53 2.70 5.66 0.00 0.00
1963 1.48 1.60 1.48 2.70 5.65 0.00 0.00
1964 1.44 1.69 1.44 2.70 5.43 0.00 0.00
1965 1.39 1.16 1.42 2.69 5.41 0.00 0.00
1966 1.23 0.67 1.24 2.40 5.33 0.00 0.00
1967 1.19 0.74 1.18 2.37 5.53 0.00 0.00
1968 1.08 0.69 1.01 2.12 5.58 0.00 0.00
1969 0.80 0.84 0.81 1.77 5.40 0.00 0.00
1970 0.89 2.92 0.97 2.20 3.73 0.00 0.00
1971 0.96 3.45 0.96 1.80 0.93 3.83 DEC 71 0.24
1972 1.57 2.04 1.68 3.00 0.25 3.83 DEC 71 0.07
1973 1.70 1.64 1.73 3.00 0.09 3.83 DEC 71 0.02
1974 1.72 1.76 1.76 3.00 0.00 3.83 DEC 71 0.00
1975 1.72 2.11 1.74 3.00 0.00 3.83 DEC 71 0.00
1976 1.72 1.71 1.76 3.00 0.00 3.83 DEC 71 0.00
1977 1.65 1.34 1.77 3.00 0.00 3.83 DEC 71 0.00
1978 1.91 0.90 1.94 3.29 0.70 3.83 DEC 71 0.18
1979 1.88 0.79 1.91 3.30 1.68 3.83 DEC 71 0.44
1980 1.69 1.53 1.67 2.99 1.88 3.83 DEC 71 0.49
1981 1.64 1.66 1.64 2.99 1.80 3.83 DEC 71 0.47
1982 1.66 2.51 1.65 2.99 0.72 3.83 DEC 71 0.19
1983 1.67 2.16 1.70 2.99 0.10 3.83 DEC 71 0.03
1984 1.89 1.68 1.89 3.29 0.34 3.83 DEC 71 0.12
1985 2.02 1.64 2.03 4.04 0.69 3.83 DEC 71 0.24
1986 2.08 1.42 2.15 4.03 1.38 3.83 DEC 71 0.48
1987 2.22 1.24 2.30 4.03 2.38 3.83 DEC 71 0.82
1988 2.20 1.14 2.24 3.72 3.46 3.83 DEC 71 1.19
1989 1.69 1.03 1.64 2.71 4.10 3.83 DEC 71 1.41
1990 1.41 1.07 1.39 2.31 4.40 3.83 DEC 71 1.15
1991 1.36 1.46 1.36 2.33 4.40 3.83 DEC 71 1.52
1992 1.31 1.47 1.32 2.26 4.18 3.83 DEC 71 1.09
1993 1.34 1.64 1.36 2.26 4.05 3.83 DEC 71 1.06
1994 1.30 1.81 1.22 1.96 3.45 3.83 DEC 71 0.90
1995 1.24 1.64 1.16 1.92 2.93 3.83 DEC 71 0.77
1996 1.17 1.51 1.10 1.88 2.53 3.83 DEC 71 0.66
1997 1.23 1.11 1.19 2.15 2.42 3.83 DEC 71 0.63
1998 1.17 1.08 1.19 2.16 2.40 3.83 DEC 71 0.63
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WASHINGTON
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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $0.00 0.000
1939 562,519 53,229 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 $11.82 0.438
1940 77,956 782,687 37,836 50.2 0.0 10.0 0.0 0.0 $12.62 0.466
1941 46,372 449,155 19,916 39.1 0.0 9.7 12.6 0.0 $12.65 0.419
1942 25,835 207,002 7,605 22.6 0.0 8.0 11.6 0.0 $12.86 0.333
1943 5,203 25,615 446 8.2 0.0 4.9 10.6 0.0 $13.77 0.296
1944 3,665 19,067 342 9.7 0.0 5.2 11.5 0.0 $13.91 0.282
1945 60,198 372,827 926 5.5 0.0 6.2 0.0 0.0 $21.07 0.441
1946 157,799 2,253,532 36,392 21.6 23.0 14.3 20.9 0.0 $20.94 0.437
1947 94,215 1,351,649 42,260 41.1 21.6 14.3 22.0 27,252 5.4 $19.14 0.357
1948 96,997 1,037,055 22,963 25.9 22.4 10.7 18.0 24,315 4.6 $18.38 0.311
1949 153,246 1,757,496 25,368 17.8 23.6 11.5 20.3 40,230 8.0 $20.28 0.335
1950 100,830 1,517,047 34,046 27.6 24.0 15.0 23.0 33,123 6.5 $21.19 0.334
1951 73,976 716,056 11,317 16.2 24.2 9.7 22.0 17,014 3.1 $21.39 0.310
1952 96,466 992,805 13,082 14.9 24.3 10.3 21.8 23,046 4.2 $23.80 0.328
1953 106,425 1,204,357 17,572 17.8 24.5 11.3 22.4 27,892 5.0 $24.43 0.323
1954 121,752 1,568,912 24,202 18.7 24.5 12.9 22.8 36,295 6.6 $24.61 0.315
1955 103,833 1,289,929 24,715 24.9 24.2 12.4 22.8 29,669 5.2 $26.42 0.327
1956 96,111 1,207,258 21,573 21.5 23.8 12.6 21.4 26,987 4.6 $29.47 0.351
1957 122,461 1,374,803 21,279 19.3 24.0 11.3 20.9 31,987 5.3 $29.73 0.342
1958 144,553 1,943,813 36,050 23.4 23.8 13.4 21.7 43,572 7.4 $29.96 0.330
1959 116,133 1,505,664 30,590 27.3 25.8 13.0 22.2 34,788 5.7 $30.46 0.321
1960 143,712 1,854,229 24,970 20.4 27.0 12.9 24.2 41,300 6.8 $32.20 0.328
1961 135,065 2,045,936 33,980 23.1 27.1 15.1 24.7 45,277 7.4 $32.45 0.317
1962 113,279 1,581,783 26,749 21.6 27.4 14.0 25.2 36,112 5.6 $32.38 0.305
1963 131,808 1,793,694 24,877 21.0 27.5 13.6 25.2 40,772 6.4 $32.49 0.296
1964 131,733 1,908,170 29,849 21.8 27.6 14.5 25.6 41,117 6.5 $33.12 0.293
1965 100,255 1,452,715 25,171 20.3 27.3 14.5 25.5 31,388 4.7 $32.49 0.278
1966 80,313 988,596 16,758 18.5 27.7 12.3 25.2 22,067 3.0 $32.67 0.265
1967 97,370 1,159,144 14,177 16.6 27.7 11.9 25.2 25,739 3.3 $33.35 0.261
1968 89,481 1,193,898 17,607 18.6 27.7 13.3 25.6 25,920 3.1 $33.58 0.248
1969 128,607 1,522,042 18,401 17.6 28.1 11.8 25.7 33,412 4.0 $34.64 0.242
1970 245,117 3,239,818 59,629 25.7 25.5 13.2 22.4 70,619 9.0 $52.99 0.355
1971 188,263 3,256,148 99,635 49.0 24.2 17.3 22.1 73,424 9.0 $59.34 0.380
1972 154,712 2,423,580 64,949 39.3 24.7 15.7 22.6 57,747 6.5 $59.98 0.371
1973 148,590 2,219,941 56,825 38.7 24.6 14.9 22.2 53,367 5.7 $61.47 0.357
1974 169,539 2,548,529 62,920 38.8 25.2 15.0 22.2 62,480 6.4 $65.14 0.352
1975 197,433 3,136,104 79,277 41.3 24.9 15.9 22.2 83,768 8.4 $70.52 0.347
1976 169,233 2,709,950 70,028 39.6 25.0 16.0 22.6 73,787 7.0 $76.28 0.350
1977 153,744 2,319,778 57,349 34.7 25.6 15.1 22.4 64,467 5.7 $82.01 0.353
1978 129,215 1,776,831 33,044 24.1 26.3 13.8 23.7 48,172 3.4 $86.80 0.349
1979 141,263 1,753,186 25,453 19.2 26.7 12.4 24.3 43,902 2.9 $98.05 0.360
1980 205,407 2,993,261 43,634 24.4 27.0 14.6 25.0 69,885 4.6 $110.43 0.371
1981 212,971 3,372,327 56,650 28.9 26.9 15.8 25.1 75,767 4.9 $119.22 0.368
1982 250,001 4,549,513 90,944 37.4 26.9 18.2 25.6 100,130 6.8 $130.68 0.388
1983 200,606 3,781,124 85,202 37.2 27.2 18.8 25.7 84,055 5.6 $138.26 0.405
1984 188,103 3,039,322 61,113 32.7 26.4 16.2 25.2 65,913 4.3 $137.63 0.395
1985 198,946 3,211,018 56,691 29.3 26.5 16.1 24.9 68,762 4.3 $135.09 0.376
1986 176,477 2,811,822 48,507 26.0 26.3 15.9 25.0 64,493 3.9 $142.08 0.381
1987 169,385 2,550,793 46,734 26.7 25.8 15.1 25.1 60,246 3.5 $150.21 0.393
1988 175,028 2,596,491 48,339 27.9 25.8 14.8 24.3 60,409 3.3 $151.51 0.383
1989 168,682 2,573,463 44,690 25.7 26.2 15.3 24.1 58,515 3.0 $155.89 0.379
1990 187,998 2,718,293 43,972 26.0 25.9 14.5 24.1 61,116 3.0 $168.78 0.392
1991 228,586 3,679,576 63,007 28.8 26.1 16.1 24.3 80,347 3.9 $175.16 0.385
1992 219,217 4,032,683 73,267 33.0 26.2 18.4 24.8 83,935 3.9 $175.62 0.361
1993 221,048 4,055,732 75,986 36.2 26.1 18.3 25.1 83,884 3.9 $191.93 0.392
1994 241,606 4,548,782 90,891 37.4 25.7 18.8 24.9 94,401 4.2 $206.41 0.412
1995 237,365 4,384,540 81,661 34.5 26.0 18.5 24.5 90,231 4.0 $204.53 0.392
1996 223,630 4,173,475 76,871 32.5 26.0 18.7 24.8 84,612 3.6 $210.08 0.382
1997 197,549 3,310,669 59,581 27.7 26.0 16.8 25.7 72,810 3.0 $239.82 0.410
1998 177,642 3,264,698 59,380 33.2 26.1 18.4 25.3 77,090 3.1 $259.61 0.411
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WASHINGTON
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 57,115 57,115 510,937 510,937 $172.03 2,790 2,790
1972 96,094 63,921 32,173 769,205 558,568 210,637 $153.94 4,673 4,548 125
1973 96,890 63,438 33,452 843,749 613,407 230,342 $167.47 6,793 5,429 1,364
1974 101,359 66,525 34,834 940,687 679,668 261,019 $178.48 8,254 6,250 2,004
1975 106,743 71,337 35,406 1,078,611 798,821 279,790 $194.32 8,907 6,369 2,538
1976 110,426 73,144 37,282 1,185,178 864,685 320,492 $206.40 9,392 6,155 3,237
1977 116,344 74,783 41,561 1,336,045 955,302 380,743 $220.84 10,199 6,881 3,318
1978 265,093 221,749 43,344 3,286,430 2,859,774 426,656 $238.41 7,282 5,038 2,244
1979 273,433 227,840 45,593 3,691,612 3,203,476 488,136 $259.63 6,575 2,700 3,875
1980 284,310 235,117 49,193 4,210,926 3,637,404 573,523 $284.83 11,550 4,335 7,214
1981 283,519 231,198 52,321 4,660,823 3,958,953 701,870 $316.14 18,729 6,877 11,851
1982 278,440 225,175 53,265 4,874,243 4,088,675 785,569 $336.65 23,251 12,645 10,606
1983 286,273 231,886 54,387 5,165,298 4,314,036 851,263 $346.99 23,248 7,482 15,766
1984 290,279 235,315 54,964 5,484,669 4,593,912 890,756 $363.36 13,555 6,649 6,905
1985 305,506 245,007 60,499 6,113,538 5,052,618 1,060,920 $384.83 18,133 14,693 3,440
1986 317,944 250,840 67,104 6,547,685 5,354,515 1,193,170 $396.04 18,971 14,959 4,012
1987 335,101 260,108 74,993 7,032,104 5,673,152 1,358,952 $403.56 17,801 13,343 4,458
1988 350,099 268,841 81,258 7,629,798 6,095,299 1,534,499 $419.10 21,404 16,326 5,078
1989 366,942 278,469 88,473 8,401,169 6,605,418 1,795,752 $440.29 20,388 15,200 5,188
1990 388,034 293,622 94,412 9,332,908 7,266,663 2,066,245 $462.53 19,876 14,922 4,953
1991 409,447 307,682 101,765 10,496,749 8,104,070 2,392,679 $493.01 18,619 13,646 4,973
1992 426,848 318,427 108,421 11,579,827 8,854,255 2,725,572 $521.71 30,221 21,994 8,227
1993 439,463 326,332 113,131 12,272,612 9,367,760 2,904,852 $537.05 34,045 23,809 10,236
1994 447,646 333,403 114,244 12,740,203 9,697,858 3,042,345 $547.32 59,045 38,878 20,167
1995 457,591 341,565 116,026 13,349,926 10,187,551 3,162,375 $561.05 68,447 45,983 22,464
1996 467,231 347,719 119,512 13,994,825 10,654,644 3,340,181 $576.01 27,870 19,375 8,495
1997 477,973 355,049 122,924 14,588,221 11,074,475 3,513,746 $586.94 35,133 23,180 11,953
1998 487,611 361,810 125,801 15,385,575 11,694,935 3,690,640 $606.79 45,685 30,569 15,116
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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 $47,148 $23,574 $23,574 $4,944.00 123,837 1,383,216 89,605 55 11.2
1972 $20,184 $10,092 $10,092 $1,406.00 48,406 367,618 25,299 55 7.6
1973 $27,654 $13,827 $13,827 $2,469.00 57,929 509,980 51,406 55 8.8
1974 $28,740 $14,370 $14,370 $2,929.00 60,570 499,185 41,878 59 8.2
1975 $40,648 $20,324 $20,324 $3,868.00 78,051 661,583 55,399 63 8.5
1976 $42,080 $21,812 $20,268 $4,123.00 69,773 597,308 52,248 69 8.6
1977 $35,936 $17,968 $17,968 $3,467.00 55,065 453,825 38,680 74 8.2
1978 $12,392 $6,196 $6,196 $1,346.00 18,793 154,471 11,818 77 8.2
1979 $111 $30 $81 68 2 70 0.0
1980 $21,293 $10,631 $10,662 $2,457.00 25,037 176,206 8,986 145 7.0
1981 $44,399 $22,058 $22,341 $6,259.00 53,156 453,735 30,076 108 8.5
1982 $126,799 $82,256 $44,543 $13,366.00 86,589 760,672 55,844 118 8.8
1983 $56,348 $31,733 $24,615 $7,469.00 50,600 456,051 35,528 127 9.0
1984 $233 $131 $101 $10.00 35 365 32 122 10.4
1985 $17,746 $19,051 $1,305 $208.00 14 80 3 99 5.7
1986 $2,499 $2,592 $93 14 60 0.0
1987 $529 $6,278 $5,749 $686.00 8 44 0.0
1988 $141 $90 $50 0 0.0
1989 $53 $135 $81 0 0.0
1990 $22 $6 $16 0 0.0
1991 $1,925 $1,937 $11 0 0.0
1992 $4,580 $4,591 $10 0 0.0
1993 $27,794 $7,469 $20,325 $2,987.00 31,580 237,134 6 181 7.5
1994 $87,386 $43,693 $43,693 $10,420.00 44,459 474,537 24,914 191 10.7
1995 ($295) ($148) ($148) $7.00 13 137 7 181 10.5
1996 ($141) ($70) ($70) 5 88 5.0
1997 ($107) ($54) ($54) 0 0.0
1998 ($2) ($1) ($1) 0 0.0
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