Year at a glance

2020 2019
Number of workers covered 1,710,729 1,884,600
Registered employers 162,449 159,359
Lost-time claim rate (per 100 workers)¹ 1.8 1.6
Disabling-injury rate (per 100 workers)¹ 2.7 2.7
New claims reported 107,588 129,851
Lost-time claims¹ 30,300 30,100
Fatality claims accepted 150 165
Ineligible claims (% of all new claims) 9.4% 9.6%
New requests for review to the DRDRB 2,186 2,238
Return to work with accident employer 94.0% 94.2%
Return to work with new employer 1.1% 1.4%
Return to work overall 95.1% 95.6%
Estimated average claim duration (TTD days) 59.6 49.5
Cost-of-living adjustment on long-term benefits 1.78% 2.41%
Claim benefit expense (thousands) $1,208,788 $1,246,444
New non-economic loss and permanent disability awards 2,762 3,063
New economic loss awards 572 677
Premium revenue (thousands) $1,074,149 $1,124,225
Average collected premium rate
(per $100 of assessable earnings)
$1.13 $1.08
Investment income (thousands) $1,087,603 $1,474,477
Funded ratio (per cent funded) 120.7% 119.2%

¹Lost-time claims and the lost-time claim and disabling-injury rates are projected. This approach is taken to ensure claims for accidents occurring in 2020 but not reported by year-end are considered.