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Multi-year trend information for Rate Group AN

What trends is your rate group experiencing? This chart provides a history of your rate group's performance.

To understand the terminology used in this chart, view the explanation of trend terms.


Key indicators 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Change 2005-2009 Change 2008-2009
Injury rate 4.7 4.6 4.4 4.4 3.6 -23.4% -18.2%
Total duration 44.3 40.2 41.7 42.2 49.0 10.6% 16.0%
Average weekly wage $929 $959 $979 $1,009 $1,034 11.3% 2.5%
Number of claims 2,728 3,072 2,944 3,104 2,787 2.2% -10.2%


Cost history (in thousands) 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Change 2005-2009 Change 2008-2009
Short term disability $13,587 $13,831 $13,666 $15,840 $19,124 40.8% 20.7%
Long term disability $6,746 $7,142 $6,551 $8,713 $13,397 98.6% 53.8%
Survivor benefits $63 $571 $45 $40 $270 328.6% 575.0%
Health care $5,815 $5,740 $5,222 $7,993 $11,716 101.5% 46.6%
Vocational rehabilitation $1,059 $930 $1,247 $1,628 $3,131 195.7% 92.3%
Total costs $27,270 $28,214 $26,731 $34,214 $47,638 74.7% 39.2%


Rate data (in millions) 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Change 2005-2009 Change 2008-2009
Assessable payroll $2,476 $2,827 $2,901 $3,109 $3,422 38.2% 10.1%
Accumulated payroll $3,077 $3,336 $3,263 $3,314 $3,521 14.4% 6.2%


Benefit cost rate 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Change 2005-2009 Change 2008-2009
(Per $100 of payroll) 0.89 0.85 0.82 1.03 1.35 51.7% 31.1%

Average benefit cost rate for calculating the 2011 base rate: $1.08
Number of years used to calculate average benefit cost rate: 3