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618. State Unemployment Insurance--Summary

[1,805 represents 1,805,000. Includes unemployment compensation for state and local government employees where covered by state law]

 
       ITEM Unit 1970 1975 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
Insured unemployment, avg. weekly 1,000 1,805 3,974 3,356 3,045 4,059 3,395 2,475 2,617 2,643 2,300 2,081 2,158 2,522 3,342 3,245 2,751 2,670 2,572 2,596 2,323 2,222
  Percent of covered employment 1 Percent 3.4 6.1 3.9 3.5 4.6 3.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.4 2.1 2.1 2.4 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.0 1.9
  Percent of civilian unemployed Percent 44.1 50.0 43.9 36.8 38.0 31.7 29.0 31.5 32.1 31.0 31.0 33.1 35.8 38.7 33.8 30.8 33.4 34.7 35.9 34.5 35.8
Unemployment benefits, avg. weekly Dollars 50 70 100 107 119 124 123 128 136 141 145 152 162 170 174 180 182 187 189 193 200
  Percent of weekly wage Percent 35.6 37.1 36.6 35.9 37.7 37.2 35.5 35.3 35.8 35.5 34.9 35.4 36.0 36.4 35.4 36.0 35.7 35.5 34.5 33.5 32.9
Weeks compensated Million 78.9 175.3 149.0 135.9 185.4 155.5 111.6 119.3 121.4 105.2 94.2 97.6 116.0 155.1 150.2 125.6 123.4 118.3 119.0 106.6 101.4
Beneficiaries, first payments 1,000 6,402 11,160 9,992 9,407 11,648 8,907 7,743 8,372 8,361 7,203 6,861 7,369 8,629 10,075 9,243 7,884 7,959 8,035 7,990 7,325 7,332
Average duration of benefits 2 Weeks 12.3 15.7 14.9 14.4 15.9 17.5 14.4 14.2 14.5 14.6 13.7 13.2 13.4 15.4 16.2 15.9 15.5 14.7 14.9 14.6 13.8
Claimants exhausting benefits 1,000 1,295 4,195 3,072 2,989 4,175 4,180 2,606 2,572 2,688 2,408 1,979 1,940 2,323 3,472 3,838 3,204 2,977 2,662 2,739 2,485 2,266
  Percent of first payment 3 Percent 24.4 37.8 33.2 32.4 38.5 38.4 34.2 31.2 32.2 30.6 28.5 28.0 29.4 34.8 39.9 39.2 36.3 34.3 33.4 32.8 31.8
Contributions collected 4 Bil. dol. 2.5 5.2 11.4 11.6 12.2 14.5 18.8 19.3 18.1 17.6 17.7 16.5 15.2 14.5 17.0 19.8 21.8 22.0 21.6 21.2 19.8
Benefits paid Bil. dol. 3.8 11.8 14.2 13.8 21.4 18.5 13.2 14.7 16.0 14.2 13.1 14.2 18.0 25.5 25.1 21.8 21.5 21.2 21.8 19.7 19.4
Funds available for benefits 5 Bil. dol. 11.9 4.7 6.6 5.7 2.6 5.8 2.2 10.1 15.4 23.2 31.1 36.9 37.9 30.5 25.8 28.0 31.3 35.4 38.6 43.8 48.0
Average employer contribution rate 6 Percent 1.3 2.0 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.8 3.3 3.1 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.0 1.9 2.2 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.1 1.9



1 Insured unemployment as percent of average covered employment in preceding year.
2 Weeks compensated divided by first payment.
3 Based on first payments for 12-month period ending June 30.
4 Contributions from employers; also employees in states which tax workers.
5 End of year. Sum of balances in state clearing accounts, benefit-payment accounts, and state accounts in Federal unemployment trust funds.
6 As percent of taxable wages.

Source: U.S. Employment and Training Administration, unpublished data.

http://www.workforcesecurity.doleta.gov/unemploy/datastats.asp



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/618_state_unemployment_insurance_summary.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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