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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 December 2018
DI Trust Fund Balance as of June 2018 $3,455,428,577.55
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $611
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $588
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 718,336
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 59,861
DI Initial Claims Filed in December 2018 59,452
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $5,959,340,578.81
DI Benefits Paid in December 2018 $526,153,103.80
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $670
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $660
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 284,218
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

23,685

PFL Initial Claims Filed in December 2018 24,563
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $968,496,988.12
PFL Benefits Paid in December 2018 $84,682,811.47


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of January 2019
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,557,800
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,740,200
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 817,600
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4.2%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,305,200
Average Hourly Wage in 2018 - First Quarter $28.12


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$1,494,824,351
School Employee Fund $16,309,760
Disability Insurance $3,463,107,074
Personal Income $32,577,566,502
Employment Training $25,472,525
Contingent Fund $69,988,417


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of December 2018
Tax Schedules Schedule F+
Taxable Wage Ceiling $7,000
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $40
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $450
Monthly Average Weekly Benefit Amount $331
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $328
Initial Claims Filed 192,677
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 2,124,015
Weeks Paid 1,370,197
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 15,579,100
Benefits Paid $445,687,683
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $5,025,830,162
UI Trust Fund Balance as of June 2018 $3,332,314,785.82
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 1.72%
Information by County Contains current and historical information


Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For April 2018 through June 2018
Job Seekers who accessed CalJOBSSM 306,106
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 108,800
Employers who accessed CalJOBS 9,419
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 4,531
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 270,291