Per capita unemployment insurance benefits
Unemployment Insurance Benefits are made up of the following:State unemployment compensation are benefits consisting mainly of the payments received by individuals under state-administered unemployment insurance (UI) programs, but they include the special benefits authorized by Federal legislation for periods of high unemployment. The provisions that govern the eligibility, timing, and amount of benefit payments vary among the states, but the provisions that govern the coverage and financing are uniform nationally. Unemployment compensation of Federal civilian employees is the UI program for Federal employees that is administered by the state ESA's acting as agents for the U.S. Government. Unemployment compensation of railroad employees are benefits which are the payments that are received by railroad workers who are unemployed because of sickness or because work is unavailable. This UI program is administered by the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) under a Federal formula that is applicable throughout the Nation. Unemployment compensation of veterans are benefits which are received by unemployed veterans who have recently separated from military service and who are not eligible for military retirement benefits. Trade adjustment assistance are benefits received by workers who are unemployed because of the adverse economic effects of international trade arrangements.This measure of income is calculated as the unemployment insurance benefits paid to the residents of a given area divided by the resident population of the area. In computing per capita unemployment insurance benefits, BEA uses the Census Bureau's annual midyear population estimates.
Related Data Tables
For estimates relating to Per capita unemployment insurance benefits please see the following tables
- In the annual state personal income and employment category: SA30
- In the county annual personal income and employment category: CA30