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.
This news application is no longer being updated as of February 3, 2011. The historical data is still accurate.
|In the Clear: Mississippi's unemployment fund is solvent.|
How we did it
We built a formula! For details, check out our Nerd Page.
Take our survey
Help us understand what it’s like to be relying on the unemployment safety net – or to fall through it – by answering a few questions.
Want to be notified when we update this data? Sign up for ProPublica's Reporting Network.
|6 Month Projection||Unemployment Rate (November)||Net Income (December)||Avg. Weekly Benefit||% of Unemployed
|National: 9%||Rank: 13 of 51||Rank: 51 of 51||Rank: 39 of 51|
Unemployment Reserves (millions)
Reporters: You are free to use this data to report your stories. Just remember to credit Propublica. Here's a CSV Download of our unemployment data. (Last update February 02, 2011)
Sources: Google Public Data, Department of Labor, Treasury Department.