Operating Indicators By Function
Last Ten Fiscal Years
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Legislative
Office of Legislative Management
Number of Public and Special Acts 206 256 200 270 217 273 221 311 258 277
Number of Amendments Drafted 2,040 2,977 2,853 3,889 2,717 3,043 2,458 2,756 2,190 3,043
General Government
Office of the State Treasurer
% of Payments made Electronically 56.2% 64.2% 66.1% 69.0% 68.8% 63.4% 74.6% 69.6% 75.0% 81.3%
Number of Unclaimed Property Claims Paid 22,732 20,930 16,787 14,481 17,360 17,933 18,381 17,852 20,897 17,888
Department of Revenue Services
% of Income Tax Returns Filed Electronically 67.0% 70.2% 72.4% 70.5% 75.0% 78.0% 81.0% 82.0% 84.0% 85.0%
Revenue Collected per $1 of Agency Expense $202 $207 $207 $178 $203 $250 $270 $256 $255 $264
Department of Construction Services
Number of Construction Contracts Awarded 34 28 13 20 28 22 26 n/a 13 26
State Floor Space Owned and Leased 8,621,174 8,713,211 8,770,901 8,651,460 7,465,869 7,129,801 7,895,255 n/a 9,282,711 8,999,852
Regulation and Protection
Department of Emergency Services & Public Protection
Number of Background Checks - Firearms 35,159 64,766 29,693 44,632 37,194 33,064 38,304 47,745 61,107 49,547
Number of Fingerprint Checks for CT/Pd's 122,193 258,111 178,379 165,603 211,163 138,044 110,452 98,216 100,145 88,354
Department of Motor Vehicles
Number of Registered Motor Vehicles 3,040,000 3,015,867 3,016,521 3,002,772 3,007,638 2,974,801 2,973,691 2,272,537 3,026,823 3,030,510
Number of Licensed Drivers 2,400,000 2,848,602 2,883,324 2,916,143 2,934,576 2,986,267 3,029,328 2,534,090 2,542,588 2,566,673
Department of Labor
Number of Initial Unemployment Claims 222,553 215,404 261,400 326,179 299,563 335,166 275,782 265,700 245,632 153,040
Persons Using Employment Service (1) 116,100 140,922 170,701 211,613 228,283 228,203 218,879 218,879 191,372 161,637
Conservation and Development
Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Nitrogen Discharged into Long Island Sound (2) 10,940 10,558 9,100 8,400 7,670 7,670 7,500 7,500 7,340 7,400
Attained Goal of Open Space (3) 77.8% 78.0% 78.0% 79.0% 81.0% 79.0% 81.0% 81.0% 84.0% 81.0%
Health and Hospitals
Department of Public Health
Number of Tuberculosis Cases Served 3,238 3,498 2,770 3,124 3,006 2,103 1,988 1,515 1,236 1,133
(severed includes both active and latent cases)
Number of Licenses Applications - New 12,750 15,439 12,595 12,964 14,899 14,510 13,976 17,116 17,716 18,015
Number of Licenses Applications - Renewal 133,887 140,973 123,014 149,818 151,205 149,370 150,663 153,997 153,328 155,251
Department of Developmental Services
Number of Qualified Providers 161 184 176 188 204 233 239 248 250 249
Number of Persons Served in Various Programs 20,256 15,148 15,270 15,390 15,495 15,640 15,858 16,037 16,274 16,328
Human Services
Department of Social Services
Number of Medicaid Eligible Clients 399,635 392,179 409,960 434,480 465,667 556,558 581,174 610,527 656,252 737,490
Temp Family Assistance Average Caseload 22,556 21,124 20,203 20,862 20,862 20,517 19,223 18,506 18,256 17,538
Child Care Number of Children Served 21,440 22,523 21,422 18,204 18,204 20,154 20,747 13,804 13,964 -
Education
Department of Higher Education
Number of Degrees Conferred - Statewide 35,694 36,045 36,634 38,047 38,912 40,218 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Enrollment - Statewide 176,542 178,855 184,544 191,134 193,212 200,637 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Transportation
Department of Transportation
Active Construction Projects 159 175 212 281 257 188 102 117 268 279
Miles of Road Resurfaced 191 218 265 215 282 258 340 326 355 445
Estimated Billions of Persons Using Roadways 4.228 4.265 4.302 4.399 4.313 4.353 4.157 4.185 4.214 4.882
Corrections
Department of Corrections
Incarcerated Population 18,352 18,970 19,482 19,204 18,431 17,631 16,591 16,674 16,551 16,023
Direct Daily Inmate Expenditures $84 $86 $90 $92 $90 $95 $95 $95 $100 $105
Judicial
Judicial Branch
Number of Superior Court Cases Filed 542,655 547,354 570,497 563,572 567,607 513,511 468,981 443,135 443,135 432,803
Average Number of Supervised Probationers 58,117 57,597 56,500 56,555 57,778 53,345 50,699 48,779 48,779 43,510

(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