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Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
As of Calendar Year 2014
Contribution Rate 1.00%
Taxable Wage Ceiling $101,636
Maximum Worker Contribution Per Year $1,016
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $50
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $1,075


Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of February 2014
DI Trust Fund Balance as of February 2014 $2,418,577,438.68
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $479
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $481
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 111,781
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 55,891
DI Initial Claims Filed in February 2014 53,420
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $744,121,811.02
DI Benefits Paid in February 2014 $345,823,663.39
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $529
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $532
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 41,858
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 20,929
PFL Initial Claims Filed in February 2014 20,972
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $106,609,704.89
PFL Benefits Paid in February 2014 $48,782,897.81


Workforce Services Statistics *
Data Archives Current Quarterly Data
For October 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013
Total Active Job Seekers in CalJOBSSM 319,291
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBSSM 127,408
Total Active Employers in CalJOBSSM 7,890
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBSSM 3,773
Active Job Openings in CalJOBSSM 213,103

* Wagner-Peyser Funded Only



Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of March 2014
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 18,659,400
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,155,800
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 1,503,600
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 8.1%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 15,365,500
Average Hourly Wage in 2013 - First Quarter $25.47


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014
* Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$2,528,977,010
School Employee Fund $135,547,595
Disability Insurance $4,223,041,184
Personal Income $35,884,758,948
Employment Training $25,484,227
Contingent Fund $82,901,029


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of March 2014
Tax Schedules Schedule F+
Taxable Wage Ceiling $7,000
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $40
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $450
Average Weekly Benefit Amount $297
Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $300
Initial Claims Filed 245,061
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 798,907
Weeks Paid 1,933,840
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 5,881,118
Benefits Paid $536,549,083
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $1,646,988,989
UI Trust Fund Balance as of February 2014 $(10,003,445,497.35)
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 3.51%
Information by County Contains current and historical information


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