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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 June 2019
DI Trust Fund Balance as of May 2019 $3,351,035,209.99
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $629
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $622
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 365,512
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 60,919
DI Initial Claims Filed in June 2019 57,542
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $3,226,528,238.70
DI Benefits Paid in June 2019 $518,803,825.91
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $695
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $688
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 147,842
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

24,640

PFL Initial Claims Filed in June 2019 23,135
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $516,885,984.74
PFL Benefits Paid in June 2019 $81,805,396.48


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of September 2019
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,400,800
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,626,800
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 774,000
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4.0%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,538,500
Average Hourly Wage in 2019 - First Quarter $29.08


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$817,698,372
School Employee Fund $8,261,265
Disability Insurance $2,001,435,944
Personal Income $15,916,962,870
Employment Training $15,251,855
Contingent Fund $37,501,363


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of August 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 $335
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $333
Initial Claims Filed 155,475
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 1,407,783
Weeks Paid 1,139,103
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 10,633,956
Benefits Paid $375,913,234
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $3,481,919,962
UI Trust Fund Balance as of April 2019 $1,999,821,489.48
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 1.76%
Information by County Contains current and historical information


Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For July 2019 through September 2019
Job Seekers who accessed CalJOBSSM 314,188
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 98,894
Employers who accessed CalJOBS 10,479
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 3,917
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 142,064