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Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
As of Calendar Year 2020
Contribution Rate 1.0%
Taxable Wage Ceiling $122,909
Maximum Worker Contribution Per Year $1,229.09
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $50
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $1,300


Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of September 2019
DI Trust Fund Balance as of June 2019 $3,559,263,936.79
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $629
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $624
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 550,928
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 61,214
DI Initial Claims Filed in September 2019 58,926
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $4,956,346,375.71
DI Benefits Paid in September 2019 $550,352,221.40
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $704
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $694
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 221,003
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

24,556

PFL Initial Claims Filed in September 2019 26,091
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $788,575,225.59
PFL Benefits Paid in September 2019 $89,312,679.74


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of December 2019
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,544,500
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,786,800
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 757,700
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 3.9%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,612,500
Average Hourly Wage in 2019 - First Quarter $29.08


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$1,472,690,256
School Employee Fund $16,919,920
Disability Insurance $3,720,420,076
Personal Income $35,085,864,396
Employment Training $26,609,082
Contingent Fund $77,033,883


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of December 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 $339
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $333
Initial Claims Filed 198,750
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 2,104,960
Weeks Paid 1,381,424
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 15,222,339
Benefits Paid $460,405,341
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $5,044,512,873
UI Trust Fund Balance as of April 2019 $1,999,821,489.48
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 1.5%
Information by County Contains current and historical information


Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For July 2019 through September 2019
Job Seekers who accessed CalJOBSSM 314,188
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 98,894
Employers who accessed CalJOBS 10,479
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 3,917
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 142,064