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Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
As of Calendar Year 2014
Contribution Rate 1.00%
Taxable Wage Ceiling $101,636
Maximum Worker Contribution Per Year $1,016
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $50
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $1,075


Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of October 2014
DI Trust Fund Balance as of October 2014 $2,699,171,018.47
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $483
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $483
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 588,614
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 58,861
DI Initial Claims Filed in October 2014 64,177
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $3,893,088,937.15
DI Benefits Paid in October 2014 $415,232,910.50
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $535
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $536
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 199,030
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 19,903
PFL Initial Claims Filed in October 2014 21,273
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $527,586,717.53
PFL Benefits Paid in October 2014 $55,631,224.30


Workforce Services Statistics *
Data Archives Current Quarterly Data
For July 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014
Total Active Job Seekers in CalJOBSSM 333,228
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBSSM 124,979
Total Active Employers in CalJOBSSM 12,948
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBSSM 4,791
Active Job Openings in CalJOBSSM 126,385

* Wagner-Peyser Funded Only



Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of October 2014
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 18,757,100
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,396,400
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 1,360,600
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 7.3%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 15,567,600
Average Hourly Wage in 2014 - First Quarter $25.75


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2014 through September 30, 2014
* Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$923,541,266
School Employee Fund $7,543,893
Disability Insurance $1,452,023,907
Personal Income $11,252,398,802
Employment Training $11,191,204
Contingent Fund $24,653,985


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of October 2014
Tax Schedules Schedule F+
Taxable Wage Ceiling $7,000
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $40
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $450
Average Weekly Benefit Amount $304
Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $302
Initial Claims Filed 226,179
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 2,430,905
Weeks Paid 1,429,981
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 17,290,315
Benefits Paid $422,301,083
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $5,008,506,729
UI Trust Fund Balance as of October 2014 $8,273,806,134.86)
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 2.45%
Information by County Contains current and historical information


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