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Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
As of Calendar Year 2019
Contribution Rate 1.0%
Taxable Wage Ceiling $118,371
Maximum Worker Contribution Per Year $1,183.71
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $50
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $1,252


Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of May 2019
DI Trust Fund Balance as of May 2019 $3,351,035,209.99
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $625
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $620
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 307,970
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 61,594
DI Initial Claims Filed in May 2019 64,334
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $2,707,724,412.79
DI Benefits Paid in May 2019 $568,194,995.16
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $696
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $687
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 124,707
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

24,941

PFL Initial Claims Filed in May 2019 24,879
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $435,080,588.26
PFL Benefits Paid in May 2019 $88,617,987.50


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of July 2019
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,387,100
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,583,300
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 803,800
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4.1%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,488,600
Average Hourly Wage in 2019 - First Quarter $29.08


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$5,678,307,335
School Employee Fund $33,680,034
Disability Insurance $7,792,803,292
Personal Income $67,738,298,778
Employment Training $100,519,179
Contingent Fund $142,896,234


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of July 2019
Tax Schedules Schedule F+
Taxable Wage Ceiling $7,000
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $40
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $450
Monthly Average Weekly Benefit Amount $336
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $333
Initial Claims Filed 174,565
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 1,252,308
Weeks Paid 1,230,883
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 9,494,853
Benefits Paid $405,902,175
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $3,106,006,728
UI Trust Fund Balance as of April 2019 $1,999,821,489.48
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 1.84%
Information by County Contains current and historical information


Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For April 2019 through June 2019
Job Seekers who accessed CalJOBSSM 289,868
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 97,610
Employers who accessed CalJOBS 9,909
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 4,899
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 36,7050