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Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

Review of Unemployment Insurance Financial Data

Year Average Monthly Number Covered Workers (000's) Covered Employers as of Dec.31 Amount of Wages
in Covered Employment
Average Weekly Wage in Covered Employment Average Tax Rate Insured Unemployment to Covered Employment Total Additions to the Trust Fund*
(000's)
Total Outlays from the Trust Fund
(000's)
Reserve Fund Only Total Reserve Fund
(000's)
Reserve Ratio Reserve Fund as a Percent of: Cost Rate Benefits Paid as a Percentage of: Average Weekly Amount for Total** Unemployment Persons Receiving One or More Payment*** Number of Claimants Exhausing Percentage of Claimants Exhausing Average Duration of Benefits in Weeks Regular Program Year
Total
(000's)
Total
(000's)
Total Wages Taxable Wages Total Wages Taxable Wages
1945 191.3 19,044 $314,525 $297,510 $31.63 2.00% 2.3% $6,737 $1,126 $30,522 9.7% 10.3% 0.4% 0.4% $13.24 4,884 3,635 74.4% 6.8 1945
1946 197.0 22,258 $322,458 $299,911 $31.47 1.71% 7.0% $5,471 $3,874 $32,119 10.0% 10.7% 1.2% 1.3% $12.61 37,865 23,593 62.3% 8.6 1946
1947 212.3 24,266 $384,799 $353,034 $34.86 1.51% 3.3% $6,034 $3,094 $35,059 9.1% 9.9% 0.8% 0.9% $13.75 29,012 15,122 52.1% 8.2 1947
1948 219.6 25,370 $437,483 $394,178 $38.32 1.57% 2.9% $6,715 $3,318 $38,456 8.8% 9.8% 0.8% 0.8% $15.97 26,217 11,035 42.1% 8.3 1948
1949 213.6 25,589 $441,011 $395,212 $39.70 1.21% 5.6% $6,148 $6,653 $37,951 8.6% 9.6% 1.5% 1.7% $16.57 44,184 20,572 46.6% 8.7 1949
1950 223.2 26,775 $483,934 $428,710 $41.70 1.32% 5.6% $5,953 $7,344 $36,560 7.6% 8.5% 1.5% 1.7% $16.50 45,988 18,157 39.5% 11.0 1950
1951 239.9 27,380 $565,415 $493,467 $45.32 1.57% 3.2% $8,250 $4,484 $40,326 7.1% 8.2% 0.8% 0.9% $16.87 30,649 8,354 27.3% 8.4 1951
1952 242.3 27,784 $615,533 $523,686 $48.85 1.52% 3.8% $9,085 $5,707 $43,704 7.1% 8.3% 0.9% 1.1% $17.51 37,011 10,438 28.2% 9.4 1952
1953 238.4 27,867 $628,930 $525,641 $50.74 1.32% 4.1% $8,386 $6,014 $46,076 7.3% 8.8% 1.0% 1.1% $18.14 34,713 10,848 31.3% 9.3 1953
1954 230.2 28,446 $618,616 $509,380 $51.68 1.19% 7.0% $7,297 $9,201 $44,172 7.1% 8.7% 1.5% 1.8% $18.25 49,541 19,337 39.0% 10.7 1954
1955 239.2 29,253 $659,720 $535,248 $53.05 1.15% 4.9% $7,256 $6,494 $44,934 6.8% 8.4% 1.0% 1.2% $17.98 38,527 13,629 35.5% 10.2 1955
1956 248.2 30,334 $713,485 $570,800 $55.27 1.15% 4.5% $7,873 $6,795 $46,012 6.4% 8.1% 1.0% 1.2% $19.32 34,878 11,250 32.3% 9.9 1956
1957 248.7 30,527 $747,534 $583,519 $57.81 1.14% 6.0% $8,282 $9,567 $44,727 6.0% 7.7% 1.3% 1.6% $19.80 44,835 16,028 35.7% 10.6 1957
1958 248.7 31,481 $769,277 $590,969 $59.47 1.17% 8.0% $8,235 $12,988 $39,974 5.2% 6.8% 1.7% 2.2% $20.79 56,179 23,439 41.7% 11.6 1958
1959 264.7 32,546 $854,553 $643,689 $62.09 1.29% 5.3% $8,583 $9,152 $39,405 4.6% 6.1% 1.1% 1.4% $20.74 41,738 15,500 37.1% 10.7 1959
1960 271.9 32,877 $900,073 $670,082 $63.67 1.29% 6.1% $9,899 $12,542 $36,762 4.1% 5.5% 1.4% 1.9% $22.32 46,210 13,119 28.4% 11.4 1960
1961 277.9 33,422 $952,407 $701,713 $65.91 1.37% 7.4% $10,503 $16,046 $31,219 3.3% 4.4% 1.7% 2.3% $22.56 58,681 19,006 32.4% 13.0 1961
1962 295.5 34,139 $1,059,350 $763,532 $68.93 1.43% 5.6% $12,027 $12,751 $30,495 2.9% 4.0% 1.2% 1.7% $22.72 50,388 14,140 28.1% 11.6 1962
1963 312.1 35,194 $1,159,117 $824,403 $71.42 1.46% 5.0% $12,972 $13,898 $29,569 2.6% 3.6% 1.1% 1.5% $23.87 50,063 12,536 25.0% 11.5 1963
1964 323.8 35,419 $1,255,546 $875,420 $74.57 1.49% 4.3% $14,168 $14,875 $28,862 2.3% 3.3% 1.0% 1.5% $26.49 44,594 11,461 25.7% 11.6 1964
1965 341.1 35,886 $1,381,074 $944,216 $77.86 1.66% 3.6% $16,416 $12,181 $33,097 2.4% 3.5% 0.9% 1.3% $27.32 42,776 9,970 23.3% 11.8 1965
1966 364.2 35,990 $1,541,177 $1,031,736 $81.37 1.59% 2.6% $18,028 $10,027 $41,098 2.7% 4.0% 0.6% 1.0% $28.66 34,797 7,076 20.3% 10.4 1966
1967 372.3 35,815 $1,666,396 $1,081,642 $86.08 1.25% 3.0% $15,942 $12,512 $44,528 2.7% 4.1% 0.7% 1.1% $30.06 38,348 8,585 22.4% 10.7 1967
1968 384.1 35,787 $1,843,307 $1,154,233 $92.28 1.22% 2.7% $16,091 $12,661 $47,958 2.6% 4.2% 0.7% 1.1% $32.27 38,932 8,705 22.4% 11.5 1968
1969 398.2 34,930 $2,035,905 $1,229,614 $98.32 1.26% 2.5% $17,876 $13,090 $52,744 2.6% 4.3% 0.6% 1.1% $34.96 31,325 7,873 25.1% 10.7 1969
1970 398.8 34,811 $2,160,821 $1,242,240 $104.19 1.18% 3.7% $17,750 $21,608 $48,886 2.3% 3.9% 1.0% 1.7% $38.26 43,174 12,276 28.4% 11.7 1970
1971 411.5 38,358 $2,377,848 $1,309,935 $111.13 1.33% 3.7% $19,924 $23,194 $45,616 1.9% 3.5% 1.0% 1.7% $40.56 48,335 14,345 29.7% 11.4 1971
1972 471.7 38,167 $2,886,518 $1,776,531 $117.69 1.48% 2.7% $27,564 $21,131 $52,049 1.8% 2.9% 0.7% 1.1% $44.65 53,314 11,774 22.1% 10.3 1972
1973 513.3 39,612 $3,351,347 $1,957,549 $125.55 1.48% 2.3% $32,296 $20,877 $63,468 1.9% 3.2% 0.6% 1.0% $48.33 39,687 9,974 25.1% 11.5 1973
1974 538.8 40,508 $3,839,632 $2,090,275 $137.05 1.50% 3.3% $36,508 $33,934 $66,042 1.7% 3.2% 0.9% 1.6% $54.06 46,494 12,358 26.6% 9.8 1974
1975 519.4 41,643 $4,027,583 $2,030,526 $149.13 1.55% 7.9% $36,052 $101,144 $950 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 4.9% $59.27 116,480 40,480 34.8% 14.3 1975
1976 553.0 43,319 $4,659,614 $2,232,406 $162.05 2.19% 4.7% $50,833 $64,352 $(12,569) -0.3% -0.6% 1.3% 2.7% $63.29 75,266 25,322 33.6% 12.0 1976
1977 585.7 45,793 $5,314,281 $2,848,715 $174.48 2.26% 3.9% $65,989 $58,124 $(4,704) -0.1% -0.2% 1.0% 1.9% $67.46 80,397 19,888 24.7% 12.1 1977
1978 700.0 48,347 $6,719,270 $3,409,495 $184.60 2.19% 3.2% $77,067 $57,643 $14,720 0.2% 0.4% 0.8% 1.6% $72.00 73,245 17,243 23.5% 10.3 1978
1979 717.3 49,498 $7,555,298 $3,587,178 $202.57 2.06% 3.4% $79,788 $71,402 $23,106 0.3% 0.6% 0.9% 1.9% $77.53 86,247 19,498 22.6% 11.5 1979
1980 709.4 44,331 $8,184,105 $3,588,530 $221.86 1.89% 4.9% $75,792 $125,410 $(26,512) -0.3% -0.7% 1.5% 3.3% $88.95 100,770 30,555 30.3% 12.1 1980
1981 707.8 43,705 $8,951,721 $4,042,580 $243.21 2.38% 4.4% $103,326 $112,334 $(35,520) -0.4% -0.9% 1.1% 2.5% $92.47 104,488 29,577 28.3% 12.2 1981
1982 688.7 44,037 $9,250,966 $3,927,881 $258.31 2.48% 5.7% $109,389 $153,755 $(79,886) -0.9% -2.0% 1.6% 3.7% $96.06 115,961 35,705 30.8% 13.3 1982
1983 705.3 43,505 $9,956,397 $4,305,050 $271.48 3.25% 4.5% $146,097 $125,032 $(58,821) -0.6% -1.4% 1.3% 2.9% $95.84 110,138 35,770 32.5% 14.5 1983
1984 742.9 45,600 $10,964,579 $4,626,197 $283.82 3.81% 3.4% $192,708 $96,045 $37,842 0.3% 0.8% 0.9% 2.1% $97.80 78,361 21,062 26.9% 11.7 1984
1985 758.7 47,007 $11,627,948 $4,756,442 $294.72 2.68% 3.6% $166,140 $117,530 $86,452 0.7% 1.8% 1.0% 2.5% $108.39 93,850 22,146 23.6% 11.9 1985
1986 774.7 47,638 $12,352,317 $4,879,216 $306.61 2.37% 3.6% $137,235 $131,476 $92,211 0.7% 1.9% 1.1% 2.3% $119.35 93,687 21,507 23.0% 11.9 1986
1987 797.5 48,581 $13,005,113 $5,006,114 $313.62 2.38% 3.4% $137,661 $133,896 $95,976 0.7% 1.9% 1.0% 2.7% $122.98 95,402 24,063 25.2% 12.8 1987
1988 825.8 50,547 $13,871,418 $5,212,092 $323.02 2.37% 3.0% $144,139 $125,440 $114,675 0.8% 2.2% 0.9% 2.4% $125.61 86,054 20,796 24.2% 12.5 1988
1989 851.4 48,862 $14,633,680 $5,371,922 $330.53 2.15% 2.9% $139,237 $128,048 $125,864 0.9% 2.3% 0.9% 2.4% $131.14 82,561 20,339 24.6% 12.2 1989
1990 877.7 49,066 $15,769,344 $5,751,212 $345.52 2.15% 3.0% $144,809 $141,806 $128,867 0.8% 2.2% 0.9% 2.5% $133.33 85,824 20,963 24.4% 12.2 1990
1991 887.2 50,302 $16,629,077 $5,957,868 $360.43 1.98% 3.6% $148,101 $180,157 $96,811 0.6% 1.6% 1.1% 3.0% $139.53 102,223 28,771 28.1% 12.9 1991
1992 914.8 51,530 $18,130,080 $6,180,940 $381.14 2.36% 3.4% $169,702 $190,181 $76,332 0.4% 1.2% 1.0% 3.1% $150.63 102,187 36,484 35.7% 13.2 1992
1993 947.4 52,908 $18,972,044 $6,707,790 $385.12 2.88% 2.9% $218,708 $165,465 $129,575 0.7% 1.9% 0.9% 2.5% $157.53 88,325 30,568 34.6% 13.6 1993
1994 987.6 52,975 $20,339,457 $7,425,106 $396.04 2.12% 2.5% $193,072 $157,279 $165,368 0.8% 2.2% 0.8% 2.1% $161.37 82,156 27,738 33.8% 12.4 1994
1995 1,021.4 56,649 $21,755,030 $7,817,422 $409.58 2.01% 2.6% $194,813 $165,701 $194,480 0.9% 2.5% 0.8% 2.1% $167.73 81,755 24,261 29.7% 11.5 1995
1996 1,039.4 57,808 $22,858,111 $7,993,176 $422.93 1.94% 2.8% $191,501 $190,531 $195,449 0.9% 2.4% 0.8% 2.4% $169.97 94,220 24,927 26.5% 12.5 1996
1997 1,057.4 58,526 $24,296,555 $8,262,066 $441.73 2.02% 2.7% $195,102 $190,736 $199,815 0.8% 2.4% 0.8% 2.3% $198.24 92,775 24,760 26.7% 12.4 1997
1998 1,073.7 59,061 $25,914,345 $8,554,958 $464.13 2.02% 2.4% $205,456 $190,428 $214,843 0.8% 2.5% 0.7% 2.2% $185.54 84,007 23,221 27.6% 12.4 1998
1999 1,092.4 59,554 $27,407,942 $8,804,810 $482.51 1.95% 2.3% $211,709 $189,308 $237,244 0.9% 2.7% 0.7% 2.2% $197.20 83,326 24,341 29.2% 13.0 1999
2000 1,108.5 59,431 $28,853,825 $9,046,358 $500.57 1.91% 2.2% $219,595 $191,675 $265,164 0.9% 2.9% 0.7% 2.1% $210.08 73,832 22,722 30.8% 11.8 2000
2001 1,106.0 59,757 $29,804,256 $8,997,778 $518.22 1.75% 3.1% $194,592 $292,266 $167,491 0.6% 1.9% 1.0% 3.2% $220.10 98,890 31,496 31.8% 11.9 2001
2002 1,098.7 60,668 $30,467,579 $8,886,104 $533.28 1.91% 3.3% $273,083 $323,494 $117,080 0.4% 1.3% 1.1% 3.6% $223.40 109,920 42,145 38.3% 14.3 2002
2003 1,094.9 60,416 $31,222,925 $9,155,905 $548.38 2.37% 3.2% $261,450 $323,301 $55,229 0.2% 0.6% 1.0% 3.5% $228.88 110,521 42,205 38.2% 14.0 2003
2004 1,108.7 61,778 $33,071,280 $9,735,053 $573.65 2.53% 2.7% $286,371 $270,411 $71,189 0.2% 0.7% 0.8% 2.8% $228.17 90,566 34,365 37.9% 13.9 2004
2005 1,126.9 62,696 $34,748,658 $9,987,287 $593.01 2.57% 2.5% $294,881 $241,225 $124,845 0.4% 1.3% 0.7% 2.4% $229.61 80,762 29,459 36.5% 13.9 2005
2006 1,147.0 66,021 $36,637,512 $10,198,623 $614.25 2.49% 2.4% $292,935 $256,878 $160,902 0.4% 1.6% 0.7% 2.5% $243.98 76,746 28,685 37.4% 13.7 2006
2007 1,153.4 67,713 $38,830,051 $10,656,289 $647.40 2.30% 2.6% $282,289 $300,356 $142,835 0.4% 1.3% 0.8% 2.8% $257.42 80,648 29,036 36.0% 14.5 2007
2008 1,150.6 68,425 $39,587,430 $10,379,107 $661.66 2.47% 3.6% $293,174 $353,521 $82,488 0.2% 0.8% 0.9% 3.4% $264.86 88,299 32,715 37.1% 13.0 2008
2009 1,112.7 68,679 $39,113,929 $9,783,541 $676.49 2.62% 4.7% $345,321 $649,870 $(222,061) -0.6% -2.3% 1.7% 6.8% $281.53 139,754 66,863 47.8% 16.8 2009
2010 1,111.0 69,815 $39,671,471 $11,352,303 $686.71 2.94% 4.2% $388,183 $458,392 $(292,269) -0.7% -2.6% 1.2% 4.0% $278.10 103,428 55,155 47.4% 16.8 2010

Source: Arkansas Department of Workforce Services. (Formerly Arkansas Employment Security Department)

NA Not Available

* Includes regular UI employer contributions, reimbursable employer contributions, FUTA tax credits, interest on the trust fund, wage combining payments from other states, advance interest transfers, Reed Act transfers, and other additions.

** Excludes partial payments due to earnings.

*** July 1 through June 30.