Annual Statistical Supplement, 2013

 

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, 2011
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 127,479 6,033,783 2.9 9,474,531 295.79 32.4 3,681,102 17.5 4,837,275 48.8 44,078 46,648 3.4
Alabama 1,756 70,398 2.5 125,782 204.53 26.6 43,279 15.0 52,943 39.9 520 373 3.8
Alaska 305 14,677 4.2 36,572 241.81 26.3 12,789 19.9 21,941 61.7 151 168 2.5
Arizona 2,326 102,162 2.8 155,153 210.57 25.1 64,162 17.6 89,239 55.0 365 580 2.2
Arkansas 1,118 41,175 3.4 93,341 278.50 39.6 37,455 15.5 42,905 43.3 375 364 3.4
California 14,310 783,390 3.8 1,344,208 292.95 28.1 545,535 18.9 771,000 54.1 5,385 7,196 5.3
Colorado 2,158 104,672 2.4 128,688 334.99 35.6 51,527 16.0 78,278 57.3 728 673 3.5
Connecticut 1,594 97,281 3.6 161,793 327.20 27.0 57,381 18.3 70,276 43.9 742 867 4.0
Delaware 397 19,971 2.8 25,678 241.20 24.7 10,970 21.1 13,486 52.7 99 129 2.7
District of Columbia 494 36,805 1.2 27,678 295.88 20.1 5,909 20.2 16,223 57.1 149 165 2.8
Florida 7,060 295,357 2.3 375,537 230.66 29.1 165,244 18.7 264,521 55.9 1,671 1,630 3.4
Georgia 3,690 163,826 2.8 269,412 268.92 30.8 101,510 13.3 143,310 50.8 721 927 2.5
Hawaii 558 22,753 2.5 36,057 412.74 55.1 14,209 18.3 16,592 43.1 279 262 2.6
Idaho 595 20,868 3.5 63,945 249.51 37.2 21,097 14.5 30,553 43.6 269 216 2.9
Illinois 5,480 276,998 3.3 418,422 309.16 31.4 182,445 19.0 205,376 47.9 2,611 2,422 4.4
Indiana 2,717 108,385 2.3 196,561 295.09 38.2 62,022 14.8 107,339 50.7 703 817 3.2
Iowa 1,432 55,816 2.2 107,937 316.40 42.6 32,188 14.2 42,490 37.5 630 471 2.7
Kansas 1,278 50,472 2.3 85,415 322.43 42.5 29,242 15.9 42,284 47.1 389 403 2.7
Kentucky 1,693 66,256 2.4 121,705 286.94 38.3 40,353 16.5 44,280 35.6 443 544 3.5
Louisiana 1,815 76,266 2.5 101,979 195.90 24.1 44,997 18.1 49,298 47.2 227 385 1.9
Maine 565 21,062 2.8 44,103 274.21 39.6 15,822 15.9 19,903 43.4 157 191 3.0
Maryland 2,334 117,932 2.7 139,460 322.83 33.2 62,433 18.2 69,388 47.9 960 814 5.3
Massachusetts 3,136 186,326 3.1 254,786 387.65 33.5 98,460 18.5 127,150 49.5 1,764 1,717 4.3
Michigan 3,798 172,857 3.3 360,769 289.97 33.1 125,239 15.6 160,278 44.5 1,641 1,591 5.5
Minnesota 2,569 122,439 2.5 172,235 345.60 37.4 65,055 16.3 80,044 48.5 1,166 891 2.3
Mississippi 1,050 36,036 2.9 71,498 190.33 29.2 30,463 16.6 34,281 45.2 251 219 2.2
Missouri 2,528 103,583 2.4 168,199 237.70 30.0 61,077 16.7 85,523 48.5 621 671 2.4
Montana 409 14,283 3.3 30,547 261.99 39.7 13,515 19.7 16,701 52.8 144 138 1.9
Nebraska 884 33,464 1.8 46,255 256.43 36.0 16,323 14.6 25,774 51.7 216 173 3.2
Nevada 1,097 46,911 3.7 107,143 306.58 38.5 40,358 17.9 63,743 55.3 401 567 1.8
New Hampshire 598 28,106 2.0 32,528 275.19 30.4 12,030 14.8 9,894 29.3 196 138 3.6
New Jersey 3,687 211,059 4.0 360,053 392.48 35.7 146,136 19.7 207,926 55.6 2,545 2,591 3.0
New Mexico 748 29,028 3.0 49,564 293.49 40.1 22,141 20.1 29,705 58.4 186 278 1.7
New York 8,328 513,545 3.2 628,495 302.34 24.0 263,303 19.4 312,839 48.8 2,808 3,505 4.6
North Carolina 3,768 157,294 3.1 308,535 291.39 36.4 116,109 16.3 172,412 55.3 861 1,241 2.2
North Dakota 370 15,278 1.1 15,601 320.31 39.3 4,118 12.5 6,718 41.5 87 69 1.3
Ohio 4,888 207,775 2.3 270,404 291.98 35.9 112,122 17.8 111,799 39.7 1,427 1,387 3.8
Oklahoma 1,454 57,222 1.8 65,322 268.14 35.2 26,415 17.1 36,563 52.6 432 290 2.1
Oregon 1,587 67,704 4.1 174,409 287.92 35.6 65,142 16.6 81,515 44.6 911 845 3.1
Pennsylvania 5,428 253,223 4.2 530,009 335.18 37.4 228,380 18.7 228,135 41.8 2,834 3,033 6.5
Rhode Island 438 19,706 3.7 45,019 377.58 45.6 16,097 16.8 24,657 54.1 225 286 3.8
South Carolina 1,747 66,389 3.2 128,341 236.67 32.8 55,147 15.2 73,582 54.6 503 450 3.4
South Dakota 382 13,265 0.9 10,751 253.37 39.2 3,416 13.9 2,514 21.8 48 41 1.4
Tennessee 2,553 106,953 2.1 175,581 234.81 29.0 53,697 15.3 88,353 49.8 718 611 3.4
Texas 10,216 493,815 1.7 494,340 315.55 33.2 178,620 16.5 268,863 52.9 2,405 2,392 3.1
Utah 1,141 45,084 1.8 62,857 312.81 41.1 20,759 14.6 30,276 44.5 298 270 1.5
Vermont 289 11,472 2.8 25,381 297.07 39.7 8,083 16.3 7,110 26.2 109 116 4.0
Virginia 3,407 166,497 1.5 136,022 284.47 29.5 50,650 16.8 74,601 49.2 675 629 2.6
Washington 2,773 137,892 3.1 235,620 374.31 39.2 85,907 17.0 95,667 39.6 1,409 1,296 2.2
West Virginia 678 25,836 2.5 48,886 249.67 34.1 16,922 16.2 17,338 33.1 215 199 3.2
Wisconsin 2,634 107,498 3.7 283,624 270.49 35.3 96,989 16.2 103,449 34.5 1,115 1,085 4.3
Wyoming 267 11,465 1.9 18,181 328.89 39.8 5,016 16.0 8,645 43.3 119 92 3.0
Outlying areas
Puerto Rico 907 23,632 4.6 100,999 116.84 24.3 41,792 20.0 58,028 55.4 175 226 3.6
U.S. Virgin Islands 43 1,622 2.5 3,151 308.04 44.9 1,052 17.2 1,567 52.6 3 15 0.4
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.
CONTACT: Scott Gibbons (202) 693-3008 or statistics@ssa.gov.