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Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
As of Calendar Year 2018
Contribution Rate 1.0%
Taxable Wage Ceiling $114,967
Maximum Worker Contribution Per Year $1,149.67
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $50
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $1,216


Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of November 2017
DI Trust Fund Balance as of October 2017 $3,037,990,440.87
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $547
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $538
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 605,035
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 55,003
DI Initial Claims Filed in November 2017 54,563
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $4,831,365,987.18
DI Benefits Paid in November 2017 $439,699,988.06
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $600
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $598
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 237,245
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

21,568

PFL Initial Claims Filed in November 2017 19,977
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $715,147,867.17
PFL Benefits Paid in November 2017 $63,180,069.60


Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For January 2017 through March 2017
Job Seekers who accessed CalJOBSSM 234,369
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBSSM 100,142
Employers who accessed CalJOBSSM 8,894
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBSSM 3,649
Active Job Openings in CalJOBSSM 259,900


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of October 2017
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,393,400
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,509,100
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 884,300
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4.6%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 16,921,400
Average Hourly Wage in 2017 - First Quarter $27.81


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$1,527,951,028
School Employee Fund $16,286,204
Disability Insurance $2,920,692,310
Personal Income $30,322,136,286
Employment Training $24,776,638
Contingent Fund $72,132,966


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of November 2017
Tax Schedules Schedule F+
Taxable Wage Ceiling $7,000
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $40
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $450
Monthly Average Weekly Benefit Amount $326
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $324
Initial Claims Filed 200,609
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 2,065,532
Weeks Paid 1,192,735
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 15,374,261
Benefits Paid $380,489,900
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $4,883,577,936
UI Trust Fund Balance as of October 2017 ($850,201,154.28)
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 1.81%
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