State of Connecticut

Operating Indicators By Function
Last Nine Fiscal Years
 
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Legislative                  
Office of Legislative Management                  
Number of Public and Special Acts 259 310 267 319 206 256 200 270 217
Number of Amendments Drafted 2,840 2,359 2,614 2,102 2,040 2,977 2,853 3,889 2,717
                   
General Government                  
Office of the State Treasurer                  
Percentage of Disbursements made Electronically 30.2% 43.4% 51.5% 56.7% 56.2% 64.2% 66.1% 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 17,360
                   
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% 75.0%
Revenue Collected per $1 of Agency Expense $156 $163 $191 $202 $202 $207 $207 $178 $203
                   
Department of Public Works                  
Number of Construction Contracts Awarded 22 17 25 27 34 28 13 20 28
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 7,465,869
                   
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 37,194
Number of Fingerprint Checks for CT/Pd's 129,538 121,849 118,717 107,056 122,193 258,111 178,379 165,603 211,163
                   
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 3,007,638
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 2,934,576
                   
Department of Labor                  
Number of Initial Unemployment Claims 297,205 282,736 248,109 222,770 222,553 215,404 261,400 326,179 299,563
Number of Persons Using Employment Service (1) 57,198 49,183 54,915 61,103 11,6100 14,0922 17,0701 21,1613 228,283
                   
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 7,670
Attained Goal of Open Space (3) 72.0% 75.2% 77.4% 77.6% 77.8% 78.0% 78.0% 79.0% 81.0%
                   
Department of Agriculture                  
Number of Farmers Participating in Farmers Market 119 140 175 180 220 280 350 n/a n/a
                   
Health and Hospitals                  
Department of Public Health                  
Number of Tuberculosis Cases Identified 121 112 111 105 105 108 98 95 85
Number of Licenses Applications - New 11,883 11,141 11,592 12,914 12,750 15,439 12,595 12,964 14,899
Number of Licenses Applications - Renewal 139,297 143,777 145,985 136,069 133,887 140,973 123,014 149,818 151,205
                   
Department of Developmental Services                  
Number of Qualified Providers 143 136 132 127 161 184 176 188 204
Number of Persons Served in Various Programs 19,921 20,399 20,148 19,997 20,256 15,148 15,270 15,390 15,495
                   
Human Services                  
Department of Social Services                  
Number of Medicaid Eligible Clients 354,944 385,518 393,998 403,972 399,635 392,179 409,960 434,480 465,667
Temp Family Assistance Average Caseload 26,234 24,404 24,658 24,104 22,556 21,124 20,203 20,862 20,862
Child Care Number of Children Served 32,400 26,974 19,799 18,920 21,440 22,523 21,422 18,204 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 38,912
Enrollment - Statewide 169,739 170,597 172,631 174,257 176,542 178,855 184,544 191,134 200,637
                   
Transportation                  
Department of Transportation                  
Active Construction Projects 122 212 190 181 159 175 212 281 257
Miles of Road Resurfaced 319 310 362 305 191 218 265 215 282
Estimated Billions of Persons Using Roadways 4.081 4.118 4.154 4.191 4.228 4.265 4.302 4.399 4,313
                   
Corrections                  
Department of Corrections                  
Incarcerated Population 18,295 19,271 18,837 18,390 18,352 18,970 19,482 19,204 18,431
Direct Daily Inmate Expenditures $74 $73 $76 $81 $84 $86 $90 $92 $90
                   
Judicial                  
Judicial Branch                  
Number of Superior Court Cases Filed 567,696 535,158 536,501 517,836 542,655 547,354 570,497 563,572 567,607
Average Number of Supervised Probationers 52,320 54,315 57,516 56,145 58,117 57,597 56,500 56,555 57,778

(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