Annual Statistical Supplement, 2004

 

Other Social Insurance, Veterans' Benefits, and Public Assistance

Other Social Insurance and Veterans' Benefits

Temporary Disability Insurance

Table 9.C1 Selected data on state and railroad programs, 2001
State and program a Average
annual
covered
employment
(thousands)
Taxable
payrolls
(millions
of dollars)
Average
weekly
number of
beneficiaries
(thousands)
Average
weekly
benefit
(dollars)
Average
duration
per period
paid (weeks)
Contributions
collected
(millions
of dollars)
Net benefits
paid
(millions
of dollars)
Administrative
expenditures b
(millions
of dollars)
California c 12,706 369,930 -- -- -- -- 2,700.6 190.5
State-operated fund 12,206 349,160 91.7 288.14 13.24 3,088.0 2,526.1 152.8
Private plans 500 20,770 -- 449.38 12.29 212.9 174.5 37.7
Hawaii d (private plans) 334 7,112 25.2 306.00 4.92 48.6 38.0 --
New Jersey e 3,500 f -- -- -- -- -- 496.1 26.9
State-operated fund 2,803 f 54,900 f -- 318.00 -- 429 391.2 g 26.9
Private plans 697 f -- -- -- -- -- 104.9 3.0
New York 6,620 43,738 h 49,0 190.42 7.80 -- 564,4 9.0 e
Special state fund i . . . . . . 0.5 145.07 14.61 -- 3.5 --
Private plans j 6,620 43,738 48.5 190.86 7.76 -- 560.9 k --
Puerto Rico 634 13,223 -- -- -- -- 12.6 3.3
State-operated fund 125 9,326 1.0 94.25 10.18 12.4 5.0 3.0
Private plans 509 3,897 1.3 110.00 7.21 1.0 7.6 0.3
Rhode Island (state-operated fund) 411 10,250 8.9 302.02 10.20 143.0 139.0 6.0
Railroad (publicly operated fund) 238 3,110 6.5 l 239.40 m 14.00 m n 54.1 o n
SOURCES: State agencies and Railroad Retirement Board.
NOTE: . . . = not applicable; -- = not available.
a. Statutory programs providing short-term cash benefits to employees unable to work because of nonoccupational illness or injury.
b. State cost of administering state program and of supervising private plans.
c. Benefits and beneficiary data are for periods paid or terminated in 2001.
d. Includes data not shown separately for special fund for workers whose disability begins during unemployment. In 2001, the fund paid $48,278 in benefits.
e. State fiscal year data (July 1–June 30).
f. Estimated data.
g. Data are for calendar year (January 1–December 31).
h. First $7,000 of earnings of each employee, which was paid by the employer during the calendar year.
i. For workers whose disability begins during unemployment.
j. Includes State Insurance Fund of $12.7 million.
k. Includes medical, surgical, and hospital benefits amounting to $61.9 million paid under approved plans.
l. For 14-day registration period.
m. For benefit year 2000–2001 (July 1, 2000–June 30, 2001).
n. Single system of contributions and administrative operations for railroad unemployment insurance and temporary disability; collections amounted to $61.1 million and administrative expenses to $14 million for the system in 2001.
o. Of this amount, $49.1 million was for regular benefits and $5 million for extended benefits.
CONTACT: Rita L. DiSimone (202) 358-6221.