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Multi-year trend information for Rate Group FJ

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 10.5 9.7 8.9 8.8 7.1 -32.4% -19.3%
Total duration 56.6 47.2 54.7 57.4 74.5 31.6% 29.8%
Average weekly wage $764 $784 $870 $898 $955 25.0% 6.3%
Number of claims 792 773 712 672 409 -48.4% -39.1%


Cost history (in thousands) 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Change 2005-2009 Change 2008-2009
Short term disability $3,823 $3,734 $3,816 $5,039 $3,251 -15.0% -35.5%
Long term disability $2,399 $2,893 $3,429 $4,513 $3,057 27.4% -32.3%
Survivor benefits $1,215 $1,412 $644 $2,400 $259 -78.7% -89.2%
Health care $2,679 $3,274 $3,181 $3,443 $2,717 1.4% -21.1%
Vocational rehabilitation $382 $476 $709 $1,031 $681 78.3% -33.9%
Total costs $10,498 $11,789 $11,779 $16,426 $9,965 -5.1% -39.3%


Rate data (in millions) 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Change 2005-2009 Change 2008-2009
Assessable payroll $283 $313 $329 $334 $265 -6.6% -20.8%
Accumulated payroll $352 $370 $370 $356 $272 -22.6% -23.5%


Benefit cost rate 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Change 2005-2009 Change 2008-2009
(Per $100 of payroll) 2.98 3.19 3.18 4.62 3.66 22.8% -20.8%

Average benefit cost rate for calculating the 2011 base rate: $3.65
Number of years used to calculate average benefit cost rate: 4