Annual Statistical Supplement, 2007

 

Other Social Insurance Programs and Veterans' Benefits

Unemployment Insurance

Table 9.A2 Summary data on state programs, by state or other area, 2006
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 132,173 5,546,605 1.9 7,350,734 277.20 34.3 2,475,634 15.2 2,676,729 35.3 34,092 29,807 2.7
Alabama 1,877 66,553 1.4 104,538 183.76 27.0 26,726 11.3 27,112 25.9 245 206 1.6
Alaska 291 11,829 4.0 40,859 197.63 25.3 11,649 14.4 16,072 37.6 156 110 3.0
Arizona 2,563 101,575 1.0 68,354 197.64 25.9 25,007 14.6 26,246 39.8 295 209 1.5
Arkansas 1,147 36,638 2.4 80,412 243.98 39.7 27,899 13.7 28,685 37.4 260 243 2.5
California 15,259 734,391 2.2 947,507 289.07 31.2 340,772 16.6 400,860 43.0 4,871 4,485 4.4
Colorado 2,190 94,268 1.1 69,203 312.33 37.7 23,184 13.5 30,003 43.0 478 288 2.1
Connecticut 1,653 90,578 2.4 119,169 304.37 28.9 38,961 16.5 39,211 32.9 525 559 2.6
Delaware 417 19,258 1.9 22,545 251.08 28.3 7,822 17.2 7,009 30.7 78 97 2.4
District of Columbia 478 31,049 0.9 16,185 282.70 22.6 4,270 19.3 8,839 55.0 107 93 2.1
Florida 7,823 298,346 1.0 239,827 231.38 31.5 82,009 14.4 101,780 43.6 1,127 719 1.9
Georgia 3,931 156,719 1.3 197,792 255.57 33.3 52,529 11.0 74,547 38.2 621 537 1.9
Hawaii 586 21,520 1.1 21,320 365.09 51.7 6,223 13.1 4,423 21.4 143 97 1.3
Idaho 631 20,262 1.7 39,749 241.02 39.0 10,970 11.6 10,439 26.3 135 101 1.5
Illinois 5,734 260,369 2.2 334,744 291.67 33.4 124,030 17.3 121,579 36.2 2,511 1,649 4.4
Indiana 2,856 103,634 1.9 186,602 286.32 41.0 53,669 12.8 70,455 39.2 569 731 2.9
Iowa 1,452 49,519 1.7 92,610 281.97 43.0 24,139 12.5 21,901 24.4 292 310 1.6
Kansas 1,302 46,011 1.3 54,376 286.83 42.2 17,352 14.4 18,921 34.1 329 210 2.3
Kentucky 1,741 60,646 1.7 111,461 270.56 40.4 30,438 13.1 23,312 22.3 351 382 2.7
Louisiana 1,775 64,234 1.5 59,614 191.12 27.5 26,149 27.1 95,223 33.0 207 294 1.5
Maine 584 19,379 1.7 30,916 245.65 38.5 9,939 14.1 9,175 30.3 99 106 1.8
Maryland 2,405 107,099 1.4 95,915 273.68 32.0 33,677 14.8 29,671 31.5 458 391 2.2
Massachusetts 3,145 164,204 2.5 210,418 366.33 36.5 78,908 17.7 72,815 34.7 1,595 1,255 3.8
Michigan 4,182 175,476 3.6 475,596 293.66 36.4 148,683 14.5 159,310 35.3 1,516 1,960 4.6
Minnesota 2,637 110,715 1.7 141,039 333.47 41.3 46,126 15.3 42,928 30.6 882 663 1.8
Mississippi 1,096 33,542 2.0 53,135 185.84 31.6 22,147 16.9 27,641 27.4 132 161 1.7
Missouri 2,646 97,322 1.7 134,756 212.28 30.0 46,122 14.2 41,725 31.9 546 411 2.2
Montana 413 12,308 1.7 20,422 203.74 35.5 7,054 14.7 6,318 31.6 79 63 1.2
Nebraska 886 29,632 1.2 33,424 230.86 35.9 10,417 12.9 15,010 42.5 154 93 2.5
Nevada 1,255 49,942 1.5 63,614 274.02 35.8 18,756 13.3 18,727 31.8 353 246 1.4
New Hampshire 619 26,136 1.1 24,988 255.58 31.5 6,826 11.7 3,780 15.9 62 78 1.5
New Jersey 3,892 200,132 2.8 305,259 344.09 34.8 108,539 17.8 134,554 44.4 1,518 1,775 1.6
New Mexico 777 26,102 1.3 27,170 237.70 36.8 10,362 15.8 9,405 35.7 100 105 1.0
New York 8,298 459,527 2.1 454,201 277.41 26.0 177,823 17.9 177,109 37.7 2,397 2,279 4.0
North Carolina 3,900 144,962 1.9 238,656 265.08 37.1 74,989 13.7 96,747 40.5 933 720 2.0
North Dakota 326 10,047 1.1 13,627 254.84 43.0 3,447 11.0 4,247 34.4 56 42 1.3
Ohio 5,238 200,267 1.9 275,431 287.03 39.0 98,244 15.0 79,243 28.6 1,068 1,096 2.6
Oklahoma 1,461 48,657 1.0 41,089 233.23 36.4 14,463 15.1 16,211 39.4 251 140 1.4
Oregon 1,671 62,987 2.4 125,609 269.63 37.2 40,875 14.3 38,641 31.0 684 470 2.3
Pennsylvania 5,502 225,554 3.0 447,066 301.27 38.2 163,399 16.4 133,827 30.0 2,301 2,030 5.4
Rhode Island 471 18,770 2.6 37,588 341.76 44.6 12,034 15.2 13,867 36.9 191 196 3.3
South Carolina 1,827 62,002 2.0 112,134 222.80 34.1 37,027 13.4 40,776 37.1 278 326 2.2
South Dakota 373 11,067 0.6 7,872 218.51 38.3 2,220 11.4 963 11.8 19 22 0.8
Tennessee 2,684 99,423 1.5 142,704 215.70 30.3 40,282 13.6 49,842 34.7 363 408 1.9
Texas 9,740 410,229 1.1 297,478 271.04 33.5 104,963 14.2 115,584 35.5 1,563 1,070 2.3
Utah 1,135 39,181 0.7 22,878 274.22 41.3 8,158 14.8 8,687 31.8 240 92 1.3
Vermont 297 10,429 2.2 22,143 275.27 40.8 6,472 14.4 4,115 18.7 49 84 2.5
Virginia 3,482 149,184 0.9 106,554 255.67 31.0 30,625 12.5 35,743 34.2 517 347 1.8
Washington 2,781 118,184 1.9 171,137 322.13 39.4 51,985 13.8 38,575 22.4 1,342 710 2.4
West Virginia 683 21,769 1.9 40,319 230.52 37.6 12,920 14.2 9,957 25.2 138 132 2.8
Wisconsin 2,737 100,330 2.6 258,845 258.79 36.7 71,407 13.2 64,761 25.5 684 786 2.9
Wyoming 260 9,393 0.9 9,545 253.42 36.4 2,289 12.1 2,760 25.7 52 30 1.7
Outlying areas
Puerto Rico 1,020 23,722 3.9 100,947 109.76 24.5 40,230 18.4 46,920 45.4 174 199 3.2
Virgin Islands 44 1,533 1.0 1,392 269.94 40.4 428 14.7 478 35.5 1 5 0.3
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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