State of Connecticut

Operating Indicators By Function
Last Eight Fiscal Years
 
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Legislative                
Office of Legislative Management                
Number of Public and Special Acts 259 310 267 319 206 256 200 270
Number of Amendments Drafted 2,840 2,359 2,614 2,102 2,040 2,977 2,853 3,889
                 
General Government                
Office of the State Treasurer                
Percentage of Disbursements made Electronically 30.2% 43.4% 51.5% 56.7% 56.2% 64.2% 69.0% 68.8%
Number of Unclaimed Property Claims Paid 12,665 13,368 11,938 11,985 22,732 20,930 16,787 14,481
                 
Department of Revenue Services                
Percentage of Income Tax Returns Filed Electronically n/a n/a 45.0% 54.0% 67.0% 70.2% 72.4% 70.5%
Revenue Collected per $1 of Agency Expense $156 $163 $191 $202 $202 $207 $207 $178
                 
Department of Public Works                
Number of Construction Contracts Awarded 22 17 25 27 34 28 13 20
State Floor Space Owned and Leased 9,843,368 9,456,479 8,882,469 8,656,234 8,621,174 8,713,211 8,770,901 8,651,460
                 
Regulation and Protection                
Department of Public Safety                
Number of Background Checks - Firearms 18,786 34,816 40,508 38,672 35,159 64,766 29,693 44,632
Number of Fingerprint Checks for CT/Pd's 129,538 121,849 118,717 107,056 122,193 258,111 178,379 165,603
                 
Department of Motor Vehicles                
Number of Registered Motor Vehicles 2,900,000 2,950,000 3,020,000 3,078,000 3,040,000 3,015,867 3,016,521 3,002,772
Number of Licensed Drivers 2,300,000 2,430,000 2,300,000 2,460,000 2,400,000 2,848,602 2,883,324 2,916,143
                 
Department of Labor                
Number of Initial Unemployment Claims 297,205 282,736 248,109 222,770 222,553 215,404 261,400 326,179
Number of Persons Using Employment Service (1) 57,198 49,183 54,915 61,103 116,100 140,922 170,701 211,613
                 
Conservation and Development                
Department of Environmental Protection                
Nitrogen Discharged into Long Island Sound (2) 12,500 12,100 11,607 11,208 10,940 10,558 9,100 8,400
Attained Goal of Open Space (3) 72.0% 75.2% 77.4% 77.6% 77.8% 78.0% 78.0% 79.0%
                 
Department of Agriculture                
Number of Farmers Participating in Farmers Market 119 140 175 180 220 280 350 n/a
                 
Health and Hospitals                
Department of Public Health                
Number of Tuberculosis Cases Identified 121 112 111 105 105 108 98 95
Number of Licenses Applications - New 11,883 11,141 11,592 12,914 12,750 15,439 12,595 12,964
Number of Licenses Applications - Renewal 139,297 143,777 145,985 136,069 133,887 140,973 123,014 149,818
                 
Department of Developmental Services                
Number of Qualified Providers 143 136 132 127 161 184 176 188
Number of Persons Served in Various Programs 19,921 20,399 20,148 19,997 20,256 15,148 15,270 15,390
                 
Human Services                
Department of Social Services                
Number of Medicaid Eligible Clients 354,944 385,518 393,998 403,972 399,635 392,179 409,960 434,480
Temp Family Assistance Average Caseload 26,234 24,404 24,658 24,104 22,556 21,124 20,203 20,862
Child Care Number of Children Served 32,400 26,974 19,799 18,920 21,440 22,523 21,422 18,204
                 
Education                
Department of Higher Education                
Number of Degrees Conferred - Statewide 30,498 32,499 33,659 34,582 35,694 36,045 36,634 38,047
Enrollment - Statewide 169,739 170,597 172,631 174,257 176,542 178,855 184,544 191,134
                 
Transportation                
Department of Transportation                
Active Construction Projects 122 212 190 181 159 175 212 281
Miles of Road Resurfaced 319 310 362 305 191 218 265 215
Estimated Billions of Persons Using Roadways 4.081 4.118 4.154 4.191 4.228 4.265 4.302 4.399
                 
Corrections                
Department of Corrections                
Incarcerated Population 18,295 19,271 18,837 18,390 18,352 18,970 19,482 19,204
Direct Daily Inmate Expenditures $74 $73 $76 $81 $84 $86 $90 $92
                 
Judicial                
Judicial Branch                
Number of Superior Court Cases Filed 567,696 535,158 536,501 517,836 542,655 547,354 570,497 563,572
Average Number of Supervised Probationers 52,320 54,315 57,516 56,145 58,117 57,597 56,500 56,555

(1) The department of Labor assists individuals in job search, resume preparation, etc.
(2) Average annual number of tons
(3) Percentage of accomplished State goal to acquire 320,957 acres of open space

n/a = statistic not available at time of publication