EI premium rates and maximums

Federal EI premium rates and maximums
YearMax. Annual
Insurable
Earnings
Rate (%)Max. Annual
Employee
Premium
Max. Annual
Employer
Premium
2014 $48,600 1.88 $913.68 $1,279.15
2013 $47,400 1.88 $891.12 $1,247.57
2012 $45,900 1.83 $839.97 $1,175.96
2011 $44,200 1.78 $786.76 $1,101.46
2010 $43,200 1.73 $747.36 $1,046.30
2009 $42,300 1.73 $731.79 $1,024.51
2008 $41,100 1.73 $711.03 $995.44
2007 $40,000 1.80 $720.00 $1,008.00
2006 $39,000 1.87 $729.30 $1,021.02
2005 $39,000 1.95 $760.50 $1,064.70
2004 $39,000 1.98 $772.20 $1,081.08
2003 $39,000 2.10 $819.00 $1,146.60
2002 $39,000 2.20 $858.00 $1,201.20
2001 $39,000 2.25 $877.50 $1,228.50
2000 $39,000 2.40 $936.00 $1,310.49
1999 $39,000 2.55 $994.50 $1,392.30
1998 $39,000 2.70 $1,053.00 $1,474.20
1997 $39,000 2.90 $1,131.00 $1,583.40
Quebec EI premium rates and maximums
YearMax. Annual
Insurable
Earnings
Rate (%)Max. Annual
Employee
Premium
Max. Annual
Employer
Premium
2014 $48,600 1.53 $743.58 $1,041.01
2013 $47,400 1.52 $720.48 $1,008.67
2012 $45,900 1.47 $674.73 $944.62
2011 $44,200 1.41 $623.22 $872.51
2010 $43,200 1.36 $587.52 $822.53
2009 $42,300 1.38 $583.74 $817.24
2008 $41,100 1.39 $571.29 $799.81
2007 $40,000 1.46 $584.00 $817.60
2006 $39,000 1.53 $596.70 $835.38
2005 $39,000 not applicable not applicable not applicable
2004 $39,000 not applicable not applicable not applicable
2003 $39,000 not applicable not applicable not applicable
2002 $39,000 not applicable not applicable not applicable
2001 $39,000 not applicable not applicable not applicable
2000 $39,000 not applicable not applicable not applicable
1999 $39,000 not applicable not applicable not applicable
1998 $39,000 not applicable not applicable not applicable
1997 $39,000 not applicable not applicable not applicable

Specific information Only for residents of Quebec

Maternity, parental and adoption benefits for residents of Quebec are administered by the province of Quebec. For more information, visit the Revenu Québec site.End of specific information