Predicting Mississippi's Future (Current Balance: $339.7m)

Despite low tax rates, Mississippi's fund is solvent, largely because it pays the nation's lowest benefits.

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  In the Clear: Mississippi's unemployment fund is solvent.

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6 Month Projection Unemployment Rate (November) Net Income (December) Avg. Weekly Benefit % of Unemployed
Receiving Benefits
$152.3m 9.8% $-12.5m $194.1 31.0%
National: 9% Rank: 13 of 51 Rank: 51 of 51 Rank: 39 of 51

Unemployment Reserves (millions)

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Sources: Google Public Data, Department of Labor, Treasury Department.