Annual Statistical Supplement, 2009

 

Other Social Insurance Programs and Veterans' Benefits

Other Social Insurance Programs

Unemployment Insurance

Table 9.A2 Summary data on state programs, by state or other area, 2008
State or area Covered employment (excludes federal government) Insured unemployment as percent of covered employment a Number of first payments Average weekly benefit for total unemployment Average weekly insured unemployment Average actual duration (weeks) Claimants exhausting benefits Contributions collected b (millions of dollars) Benefits paid c (millions of dollars) Average employer contribution rate d (percent)
Average number of workers (thousands) Total payroll e (millions of dollars) Amount f (dollars) Percent of average weekly wages g Number Percent of first payments h
Total 132,780 5,971,629 2.5 10,052,694 297.09 34.4 3,306,433 14.9 3,423,977 41.5 30,004 42,719 2.3
Alabama 1,884 71,424 2.0 147,870 196.23 26.9 37,385 11.2 35,443 32.2 216 312 1.4
Alaska 298 13,342 3.7 37,665 202.16 23.5 10,955 14.6 15,736 40.7 123 107 2.1
Arizona 2,529 106,458 1.9 136,526 217.72 26.9 47,672 14.9 50,630 49.0 268 449 1.4
Arkansas 1,151 39,622 3.0 104,782 264.86 40.0 34,320 13.0 32,714 37.0 250 334 2.4
California 15,251 781,979 3.3 1,389,228 307.12 31.1 503,043 16.6 573,674 50.1 4,490 6,987 4.1
Colorado 2,259 104,220 1.3 95,711 340.72 38.4 30,130 12.8 36,446 48.4 393 416 1.7
Connecticut 1,669 97,328 2.8 153,263 321.97 28.7 47,487 15.8 46,181 36.3 530 736 2.6
Delaware 415 19,775 2.5 29,520 256.89 28.1 10,433 17.1 9,680 38.0 78 132 2.0
District of Columbia 492 34,823 1.0 21,182 291.43 21.4 5,130 22.1 10,360 58.2 106 112 2.0
Florida 7,538 302,737 2.4 510,018 238.41 30.9 177,559 15.2 225,600 57.4 775 1,844 1.4
Georgia 3,933 165,454 2.1 310,660 272.78 33.7 84,015 11.6 109,407 45.6 490 944 1.5
Hawaii 587 23,207 2.0 39,333 413.07 54.4 11,699 13.9 9,069 31.2 61 220 0.7
Idaho 640 21,405 3.0 71,476 272.18 42.3 19,139 11.9 18,963 35.1 97 218 0.8
Illinois 5,754 278,956 2.8 445,417 312.09 33.5 160,296 16.7 148,766 40.0 1,853 2,310 3.0
Indiana 2,834 108,039 2.6 261,334 297.73 40.6 74,029 12.8 93,086 45.9 512 995 2.7
Iowa 1,472 54,070 2.0 126,309 302.14 42.8 29,261 11.6 26,425 26.7 358 418 1.6
Kansas 1,342 50,775 1.6 75,541 316.03 43.4 22,008 13.9 23,211 36.9 217 319 1.4
Kentucky 1,753 64,896 2.3 138,934 299.68 42.1 39,876 14.1 29,491 25.1 370 562 2.8
Louisiana 1,857 74,247 1.4 75,494 209.12 27.2 26,567 13.7 24,262 39.5 154 222 1.4
Maine 587 20,939 2.2 39,358 264.78 38.6 12,634 14.1 12,331 36.3 90 144 1.6
Maryland 2,410 115,085 2.1 139,541 304.93 33.2 49,847 15.1 44,399 38.6 348 644 1.7
Massachusetts 3,197 180,820 3.0 256,698 390.69 35.9 96,030 17.4 94,366 41.5 1,425 1,584 3.4
Michigan 4,018 176,900 4.1 513,255 299.58 35.4 164,022 15.0 177,270 39.0 1,495 2,235 4.7
Minnesota 2,645 120,678 2.2 163,871 346.93 39.5 59,388 16.3 58,585 41.7 787 885 1.6
Mississippi 1,104 36,346 2.3 76,960 182.74 28.9 25,285 12.9 19,831 33.6 99 182 1.3
Missouri 2,660 106,367 2.2 176,288 244.10 31.7 58,853 13.9 51,774 35.5 581 595 2.2
Montana 424 13,792 2.3 30,260 255.19 40.8 9,651 14.1 8,875 38.1 77 101 1.0
Nebraska 907 32,540 1.2 38,268 241.25 35.0 10,765 11.5 13,976 42.7 100 109 1.4
Nevada 1,236 52,777 3.2 128,702 292.32 35.6 39,936 14.6 45,601 46.9 343 579 1.3
New Hampshire 621 27,713 1.6 33,874 272.03 31.7 10,173 13.1 6,501 22.9 47 124 1.2
New Jersey 3,876 213,422 3.5 368,176 377.48 35.6 133,888 17.8 162,112 50.3 1,837 2,339 2.0
New Mexico 795 29,336 1.8 37,710 278.07 39.2 14,027 15.9 15,084 47.0 68 172 1.0
New York 8,481 510,986 2.5 578,770 306.54 26.5 209,550 16.2 192,473 39.3 2,121 2,735 3.4
North Carolina 3,980 156,935 2.7 353,511 287.32 37.9 108,348 13.2 132,019 50.4 868 1,070 1.8
North Dakota 341 11,772 1.1 15,397 286.21 43.1 3,676 10.3 4,561 37.9 48 49 1.0
Ohio 5,159 208,586 2.5 357,192 302.69 38.9 127,314 14.9 97,460 32.7 1,045 1,493 2.6
Oklahoma 1,505 55,067 1.1 52,858 272.43 38.7 16,803 13.6 16,698 39.2 149 191 0.8
Oregon 1,686 67,595 3.7 198,479 301.69 39.1 61,904 13.9 55,343 35.8 747 822 1.7
Pennsylvania 5,554 244,536 3.5 562,343 335.40 39.6 194,274 16.1 166,335 34.8 2,031 2,753 4.7
Rhode Island 460 19,511 3.4 46,446 370.46 45.4 15,801 16.3 20,492 47.1 169 278 3.4
South Carolina 1,845 66,197 2.9 157,489 239.81 34.8 53,296 13.3 56,488 44.5 264 492 2.1
South Dakota 386 12,434 0.6 9,219 238.82 38.5 2,290 10.2 913 12.4 25 26 0.8
Tennessee 2,673 105,764 2.0 193,988 220.98 29.0 53,591 13.3 60,847 40.0 394 567 2.1
Texas 10,260 468,251 1.2 404,589 302.94 34.5 120,735 13.4 135,761 43.8 950 1,553 1.2
Utah 1,186 44,339 1.2 46,737 311.60 43.3 14,663 13.6 14,053 42.2 131 194 0.6
Vermont 296 11,221 2.7 27,605 293.62 40.3 7,945 14.4 5,254 22.1 58 112 2.9
Virginia 3,507 160,666 1.2 149,759 281.86 32.0 43,215 12.3 47,232 39.5 324 517 1.1
Washington 2,881 133,010 2.4 232,831 355.33 40.0 67,808 13.1 47,498 25.4 1,063 1,052 1.7
West Virginia 687 24,051 2.2 48,800 241.52 35.9 14,828 13.2 10,709 24.5 137 165 2.8
Wisconsin 2,743 106,843 3.2 321,164 273.11 36.5 87,695 13.2 77,371 27.8 626 1,035 2.6
Wyoming 279 11,459 0.9 10,226 307.52 38.9 2,470 13.2 3,003 29.1 54 52 1.3
Outlying areas
Puerto Rico 986 24,646 4.5 109,613 112.28 23.4 43,981 18.4 48,438 47.4 164 222 3.2
U.S. Virgin Islands 45 1,629 1.7 2,454 328.43 47.0 741 16.7 1,180 56.6 1 13 0.2
SOURCES: Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration and Bureau of Labor Statistics; based on data submitted by state agencies.
NOTES: Except where noted, excludes data for federal employees and for ex-servicemembers; includes data for state and local government employees where covered by state law after 1955.
Totals do not necessarily equal the sum of rounded components.
a. Based on average covered employment in 12-month period.
b. Contributions, penalties, and interest from employers and contributions from employees in states taxing workers; adjusted to exclude refunds of contributions and dishonored checks; excludes state and local government employees covered on reimbursable basis.
c. Adjusted to exclude voided benefit checks and for transfers under interstate combined-wage plan; excludes Extended Benefits and Emergency Unemployment Compensation.
d. Estimated data. Contribution rate as a percentage of taxable payroll; excludes state and local jurisdictions covering state and local government employees on a reimbursable basis. Standard contribution rate for most states, 2.7 percent.
e. Total wages earned in covered employment during all pay periods ended within the year.
f. Includes dependents' allowances for states that provide such benefits.
g. Based on average total weekly wage in current year.
h. Percentages based on first payments for 12-month period.
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