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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 March 2019
DI Trust Fund Balance as of March 2019 $3,265,835,415.83
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $615
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $617
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 116,749
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 58,375
DI Initial Claims Filed in January 2019 55,246
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $1,067,140,035.90
DI Benefits Paid in February 2019 $492,413,707.17
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $680
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $683
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 47,606
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

23,803

PFL Initial Claims Filed in February 2019 20,709
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $175,135,257.90
PFL Benefits Paid in February 2019 $78,641,313.51


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of April 2019
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,528,000
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,692,500
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 835,500
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4.3%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,403,500
Average Hourly Wage in 2018 - First Quarter $28.12


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$2,339,762,417
School Employee Fund $24,764,998
Disability Insurance $5,641,728,122
Personal Income $51,483,847,653
Employment Training $39,917,340
Contingent Fund $105,674,300


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of March 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 $331
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $333
Initial Claims Filed 169,402
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 563,450
Weeks Paid 1,539,357
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 4,354,252
Benefits Paid $500,094,418
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $1,422,812,934
UI Trust Fund Balance as of March 2019 $1,859,200,409.49
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 2.21%
Information by County Contains current and historical information


Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For January 2019 through March 2019
Job Seekers who accessed CalJOBSSM 326,460
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 113,329
Employers who accessed CalJOBS 11,375
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 5,954
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 479,505