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Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
As of Calendar Year 2021
Contribution Rate 1.2%
Taxable Wage Ceiling $128,298
Maximum Worker Contribution Per Year $1,539.58
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $50
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $1,357


Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of June 2020
DI Trust Fund Balance as of March 2020 $3,413,284,759.33
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $689
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $663
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD)  366,277
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 61,046
DI Initial Claims Filed in June 2020 49,540
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $3,714,969,159.43
DI Benefits Paid in June 2020 $625,996,169.07
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $735
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $725
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 142,661
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

23,777

PFL Initial Claims Filed in June 2020 18,307
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $539,624,029.21
PFL Benefits Paid in June 2020 $73,431,219.46


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of March 2021
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 18,903,000
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,342,600
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 1,560,400
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 8.3%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 16,133,600
Average Hourly Wage in 2020 - First Quarter $30.22


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$1,951,448,623
School Employee Fund $53,948,562
Disability Insurance $6,248,203,278
Personal Income $61,575,716,405
Employment Training $37,006,970
Contingent Fund $96,624,884


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of November 2020
Tax Schedules Schedule F+
Taxable Wage Ceiling $7,000
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $40
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $450
Monthly Average Weekly Benefit Amount $289
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $293
Initial Claims Filed 673,481
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 10,852,047
Weeks Paid 5,527,421
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 86,964,846
Benefits Paid $1,461,967,260
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $24,445,516,450
UI Trust Fund Balance as of March 31, 2020 $2,656,482,760.02
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 11.13%
Information by County Contains current and historical information


Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For January through March 2021
Job Seekers who accessed CalJOBSSM 293,602
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 131,453
Employers who accessed CalJOBS 9,540
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 4,447
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 345,196