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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 April 2019
DI Trust Fund Balance as of April 2019 $3,265,835,415.83
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $622
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $619
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 243,636
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 60,909
DI Initial Claims Filed in April 2019 61,332
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $2,139,529,417.63
DI Benefits Paid in April 2019 $536,847,057.01
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $687
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $685
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 99,828
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

24,957

PFL Initial Claims Filed in April 2019 25,488
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $346,462,600.76
PFL Benefits Paid in April 2019 $84,726,097.75


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of May 2019
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,478,600
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,653,100
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 825,500
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4.2%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,425,500
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 April 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) $332
Initial Claims Filed 177,476
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 740,926
Weeks Paid 1,421,254
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 5,775,506
Benefits Paid $461,854,911
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $1,884,667,845
UI Trust Fund Balance as of April 2019 $1,999,821,489.48
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