November 01, 2010

Health insurance costs to employers and employees, 1999 to 2009

Health benefit costs, dollars per hour worked, private industry, March 1999–March 2009
Month Costs in dollars per hour worked

March 1999

$1.03

March 2000

$1.09

March 2001

$1.16

March 2002

$1.29

March 2003

$1.41

March 2004

$1.53

March 2005

$1.64

March 2006

$1.72

March 2007

$1.83

March 2008

$1.92

March 2009

$2.00

These data featured in the TED article, Health insurance costs to employers and employees, 1999 to 2009.

 

 

OF INTEREST

Recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics

  • A look at healthcare spending, employment, pay, benefits, and prices
    As one of the largest U.S. industries, healthcare is steadily growing to meet the needs of an increasing population with an increasing life expectancy. This Spotlight looks at how much people spend on healthcare, current and projected employment in the industry, employer-provided healthcare benefits, healthcare prices, and pay for workers in healthcare occupations.

  • Employment and Wages in Healthcare Occupations
    Healthcare occupations are a significant percentage of U.S. employment. Some of the largest and highest paying occupations are in healthcare. This Spotlight examines employment and wages for healthcare occupations.

  • Fifty years of looking at changes in peoples lives
    Longitudinal surveys help us understand long-term changes, such as how events that happened when a person was in high school affect labor market success as an adult.