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Historical Improper Payment Rates for Unemployment Insurance (UI)

Fiscal Reporting Year Improper Amount (in Billions) Actual Rate Target Rate
2005 $3.3 10.1% 10.1 %
2006 $3.4 10.9% 9.9 %
2007 $3.2 10.3% 9.9 %
2008 $4.2 10.0% 11.5 %
2009 $12.3 10.3% 10.0 %
2010 $17.5 11.2% 9.9 %
2011 $13.7 12.0% 9.8 %
2012 $10.3 11.4% 9.7 %
2013 $6.2 9.3% 9.2 %