9.

A Unemployment Insurance
Table 9.A2—Summary data on state programs, 2001
Covered employment
(excludes federal
government)

Average weekly
benefit for total
unemployment

Insured
unemployPercent
Average
ment
of
weekly
as percent
average
insured
Number
of covered
g
weekly
unemployof first Amount
employment
ment a payments (dollars) wages h

State or
area

Average
number
of
workers
(thousands)

Total
payroll f
(millions of
dollars)

Total..

127,944

4,580,925

2.3 9,877,448

238.07

34.6

2,973,783

AL .......
AK.......
AZ.......
AR ......
CA ......
CO ......
CT.......
DE ......
DC ......
FL .......

1,804
266
2,195
1,106
14,723
2,148
1,644
401
452
7,040

53,325
9,389
72,798
29,804
606,882
80,924
77,214
15,377
23,822
220,045

2.1
164,210
4.6
44,017
1.5
113,334
3.1
115,116
3.0 1,289,136
1.3
94,146
2.3
147,056
1.8
29,531
1.3
22,703
1.5
336,088

164.17
193.01
172.74
220.10
172.01
291.47
277.09
220.71
261.56
223.24

28.9
28.5
27.1
42.5
21.7
40.2
30.7
29.9
25.8
37.1

GA ......
HI ........
ID........
IL ........
IN........
IA ........
KS.......
KY.......
LA .......
ME ......

3,783
527
558
5,795
2,833
1,410
1,294
1,700
1,835
579

131,759
15,992
15,303
225,505
89,510
40,427
38,649
50,623
52,880
16,445

1.6
2.2
3.0
2.6
1.9
2.0
1.6
2.1
1.5
1.9

269,538
40,245
57,109
446,294
206,761
113,983
69,886
145,026
87,044
34,545

228.42
296.97
223.46
268.68
243.98
249.57
260.89
234.32
193.94
215.83

MD......
MA ......
MI .......
MN......
MS ......
MO......
MT ......
NE ......
NV ......
NH ......

2,296
3,222
4,418
2,576
1,086
2,598
371
868
1,029
602

85,063
144,671
164,684
93,924
27,698
83,530
9,103
24,418
33,847
21,264

1.7
2.8
3.1
1.9
2.5
2.1
2.4
1.2
2.6
1.1

124,289
271,897
525,766
164,690
82,333
174,147
26,187
38,498
93,051
26,728

NJ .......
NM......
NY ......
NC ......
ND ......
OH ......
OK ......
OR ......
PA .......
RI ........
SC ......
SD ......
TN.......
TX.......
UT.......
VA .......
VT.......
WA......
WV......
WI .......
WY......
Other
PR...
VI ....

3,810
700
8,293
3,741
302
5,353
1,416
1,567
5,444
458
1,757
354
2,575
9,174
1,017
292
3,290
2,623
664
2,687
230

168,150
19,552
387,038
119,166
7,644
176,814
38,850
51,604
189,067
15,189
50,994
8,881
80,195
328,772
30,124
8,754
118,188
97,576
18,188
84,409
6,358

2.9
1.7
2.5
2.4
1.4
2.1
1.3
3.9
3.3
3.0
2.6
0.8
2.3
1.7
1.5
2.0
1.1
3.6
2.3
2.9
1.3

995
43

19,234
1,246

5.5
1.3

Claimants exhausting
benefits b

Average
actual
duration
(weeks)

Number

Contributions
collected c
Percent
(millions of
of first
dollars)
payments b

Benefits
paid d
(milions of
dollars)

Average
employer
contribution
rate e
(percent)

13.8 2,827,089

34.1

19,680.2

31,629.2

1.7

38,494
12,227
32,647
34,651
435,308
27,196
38,301
7,265
6,086
102,127

11.0
14.2
13.4
11.9
15.5
11.6
13.3
13.6
15.7
12.8

37,120
17,256
29,660
31,496
427,497
31,127
30,575
6,050
8,436
112,932

23.8
40.2
35.7
31.8
39.3
48.8
25.8
21.7
53.5
43.3

176.7
109.1
147.6
156.4
2,736.0
166.9
276.9
52.6
92.8
525.4

285.0
111.9
274.4
276.8
3,362.2
319.9
509.1
94.5
91.3
965.2

1.3
2.6
0.9
1.8
2.6
0.9
1.4
1.7
2.2
1.1

34.1
50.9
42.4
35.9
40.2
45.3
45.4
40.9
35.0
39.5

61,549
11,527
16,532
150,491
55,049
28,078
21,126
36,464
28,026
10,904

10.2
12.7
12.1
15.4
11.7
11.6
13.4
13.0
14.0
14.4

72,221
7,478
14,541
129,770
61,037
21,356
18,629
26,814
26,755
8,747

31.1
28.2
29.1
34.9
34.8
21.4
28.9
20.7
33.6
28.5

133.7
106.9
83.2
1,007.1
210.6
203.8
172.9
220.8
117.8
145.2

606.0
141.8
146.0
1,902.0
596.4
312.8
240.3
413.1
231.6
100.6

0.5
1.1
1.2
2.1
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.7
1.5
2.8

235.27
334.72
260.73
306.73
162.99
200.49
194.19
204.80
228.46
240.59

33.0
38.8
36.4
43.7
33.2
32.4
41.1
37.9
36.1
35.4

38,791
89,572
135,942
49,469
26,833
55,569
8,728
10,323
27,228
6,371

13.7
15.6
12.2
14.0
13.8
14.0
14.2
12.3
13.4
9.5

31,446
69,684
120,730
40,674
23,372
49,515
8,175
11,320
26,595
1,922

30.7
33.8
25.7
30.4
31.5
30.4
30.5
34.0
37.5
11.3

259.6
822.4
962.2
330.5
95.4
236.3
59.2
55.0
222.7
32.2

393.0
1,366.4
1,632.5
663.3
181.7
491.2
67.8
95.4
292.4
66.8

1.4
2.3
2.6
0.9
1.3
1.4
1.1
1.0
1.3
0.8

312,865
34,903
624,207
382,640
13,383
364,626
61,786
203,344
545,596
44,154
161,564
10,945
247,085
484,532
60,270
25,236
150,664
272,761
51,251
327,155
11,559

308.91
193.23
268.99
248.00
218.17
247.65
227.88
255.97
281.52
289.12
205.88
189.91
197.81
241.35
252.84
232.93
234.63
311.27
202.14
241.71
215.31

36.4
36.0
30.0
40.5
44.8
39.0
43.2
40.4
42.2
45.3
36.9
39.3
33.0
35.0
44.4
40.4
34.0
43.5
38.4
40.0
40.6

109,050
11,648
208,477
91,579
4,146
113,087
18,543
60,431
178,252
13,949
45,018
2,946
60,429
151,953
15,678
5,964
35,332
93,503
15,198
77,361
2,907

16.7
14.7
15.7
10.6
13.2
13.6
13.2
14.4
15.0
14.3
11.9
10.2
12.3
14.0
11.8
11.6
10.3
16.4
13.2
11.5
11.0

133,631
9,878
245,313
74,072
4,336
80,264
17,935
51,655
122,679
13,579
38,957
1,001
70,324
210,515
16,545
2,965
30,116
70,512
9,790
55,913
2,571

50.3
33.2
50.0
23.5
36.0
24.8
35.1
30.7
26.5
33.7
29.1
10.4
32.2
56.0
34.7
14.8
25.4
30.8
19.0
19.9
22.8

1,335.7
73.0
1,840.7
315.9
39.9
594.1
54.2
453.2
1,372.8
133.7
167.1
13.8
271.4
1,113.0
66.0
41.6
150.4
960.3
131.8
425.4
22.0

1,550.4
97.3
2,716.1
936.8
43.9
1,242.3
175.5
675.1
2,132.2
174.3
385.5
23.7
580.2
1,545.5
177.5
64.1
392.3
1,250.20
132.1
811.5
27.0

2.0
0.9
3.0
0.7
1.2
1.4
0.4
1.7
3.6
3.0
1.4
0.6
1.5
1.2
0.5
2.0
0.6
2.1
2.9
1.8
1.2

131,291
2,277

93.62
225.74

25.2
40.9

54,883
574

18.4
12.3

61,052
556

49.1
42.9

179.2
7.0

258.1
6.2

3.4
2.7

a. Based on average covered employment in 12-month period.
b. Percentages based on first payments for 12-month period.
c. 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.
d. Adjusted to exclude voided benefit checks and for transfers under interstate combined-wage plan. Excludes Extended Benefits and Emergency Unemployment
Compensation.
e. Estimated data. As a percentage of taxable payroll. Standard contribution rate for most states, 2.7 percent. Excludes state and local jurisdictions covering state and local
government employees on a reimbursable basis.
f. Total wages earned in covered employment during all pay periods ended within the year.
g. Includes dependents' allowances for states that provide such benefits.
h. Based on average total weekly wage in current year.
SOURCES: Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration and Bureau of Labor Statistics; based on data submitted by state agencies.
NOTE: 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.
CONTACT: Cindy Ambler (202) 693-3177.

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