FACTS AND FIGURES

These statistics are for the State of Montana

State Fiscal Year 2013
- July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 -

State Fiscal Year 2014
- July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 -

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  SFY 2013 SFY 2014 SFY 2015
Benefit Payments all programs $179,549,604 $135,010,349  
Regular UI (State Funded) $138,764,667 $125,389,182  
*Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) $40,784,937 $9,621,167  
*Federal Additional Compensation (FAC) ($25/Week) $0 $0  
*Extended Benefits (EB) $0 $0  
       
Contributions paid in (Rates Reduced SFY09) $154,330,933 $151,065,218  
       
Maximum weekly benefit amount $446 $464 $471
Minimum weekly benefit amount $127 $132 $134
       
Average weekly benefit amount $282 $297  
       
Number of claims filed 91,991 80,093  
Number of claimants receiving benefits 45,260 37,132  
UI Trust fund balance $177,979,502 $229,915,553  
Taxable Wage Base (Calendar Year) $27,900 $29,000 $29,500
Active UI employer accounts 37,046 37,788  
       
MT total labor force 508,576 527,336  
Total employed 481,499 503,278  
MT unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) 5.3% 4.6%  
  CY 2013 CY 2014  
State Average Weekly Wage (CY07/CY08) $697.87

$708.37

 
State Average Annual Wage (CY07/CY08) $36,289.45 $36,835.03  
*Federally Funded      
File your Unemployment Insurance
claim online at
www.ui4u.mt.gov
ui4u
 
Employers visit us at
https://UIeServices.mt.gov
ui4employers
 
This page last updated November 2014