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Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
As of Calendar Year 2018
Contribution Rate 1.0%
Taxable Wage Ceiling $114,967
Maximum Worker Contribution Per Year $1,149.67
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $50
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $1,216


Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of August 2018
DI Trust Fund Balance as of June 2018 $3,455,428,577.55
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $599
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $582
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 533,632
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 59,292
DI Initial Claims Filed in September 2018 55,908
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $4,382,060,299.88
DI Benefits Paid in September 2018 $481,368,353.22
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $674
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $656
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 213,288
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

23,699

PFL Initial Claims Filed in September 2018 23,776
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $719,874,764.41
PFL Benefits Paid in September 2018 $77,584,958.56


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of October 2018
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,441,000
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,636,700
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 804,300
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4.1%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,236,600
Average Hourly Wage in 2018 - First Quarter $28.12


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2018 through September 30, 2018
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$836,111,400
School Employee Fund $7,861,702
Disability Insurance $1,798,042,223
Personal Income $15,103,146,566
Employment Training $14,826,549
Contingent Fund $35,279,034


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of September 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 134,915
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 1,565,676
Weeks Paid 1,097,724
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 12,015,613
Benefits Paid $355,378,747
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $3,867,120,019
UI Trust Fund Balance as of June 2018 $3,034,716,426.12
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 1.66%
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