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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 January 2019
DI Trust Fund Balance as of February 2019 $3,236,500,578.28
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $618
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $618
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 61,503
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 61,503
DI Initial Claims Filed in January 2019 61,503
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $574,726,328.73
DI Benefits Paid in January 2019 $574,726,328.73
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $685
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $685
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 26,897
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

26,897

PFL Initial Claims Filed in January 2019 26,897
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $96,493,944.39
PFL Benefits Paid in January 2019 $96,493,944.39


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of March 2019
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,580,400
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,741,900
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 838,500
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4.3%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,353,500
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 February 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 $332
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $333
Initial Claims Filed 166,184
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 394,048
Weeks Paid 1,370,303
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 2,814,895
Benefits Paid $447,980,193
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $922,718,517
UI Trust Fund Balance as of February 2019 $2,216,068,333.95
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 2.09%
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