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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 2021
DI Trust Fund Balance as of May 31, 2021 $2,963,595,386.65
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $712
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $702
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 344,910
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 57,485
DI Initial Claims Filed in June 2021 61,519
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $3,506,405,919.72
DI Benefits Paid in June 2021 $608,097,070.18
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $796
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $781
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 141,052
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

23,509

PFL Initial Claims Filed in June 2021 25,641
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $705,374,672.62
PFL Benefits Paid in June 2021 $125,025,249.74


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of August 2021
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 18,982,800
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,551,100
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 1,431,600
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 7.5%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 16,632,100
Average Hourly Wage in 2021 - First Quarter $32.44


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2021 through September 30, 2021
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$743,290,605
School Employee Fund $10,541,200
Disability Insurance $2,550,211,189
Personal Income $21,340,221,719
Employment Training $6,683,745
Contingent Fund $31,413,347


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of August 2021
Tax Schedules Schedule F+
Taxable Wage Ceiling $7,000
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $40
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $450
Monthly Average Weekly Benefit Amount $319
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $314
Initial Claims Filed 278,694
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 2,708,868
Weeks Paid 2,570,271
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 21,870,201
Benefits Paid $759,216,691
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $6,286,517
UI Trust Fund Balance as of July 31, 2020 ($7,773,300,654.67)
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 3.89%
Information by County Contains current and historical information


Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For July through September 2021
Job Seekers who accessed CalJOBSSM 539,006
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 235,222
Employers who accessed CalJOBS 10,281
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 3,994
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 648,563