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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) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of March 2020
DI Trust Fund Balance as of March 2020 $3,413,284,759.33
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $631
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $625
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 679,168
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 61,743
DI Initial Claims Filed in November 2019 58,337
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $6,068,163,606.73
DI Benefits Paid in November 2019 $510,971,146.12
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $703
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $695
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 271,620
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

24,693

PFL Initial Claims Filed in November 2019 24,673
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $960,388,288.19
PFL Benefits Paid in November 2019 $80,348,566.52


Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of April 2020
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 18,568,200
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 15,682,900
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 2,885,300
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 15.5%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 15,049,300
Average Hourly Wage in 2019 - First Quarter $29.08


Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$2,294,746,173
School Employee Fund $25,346,994
Disability Insurance $5,928,675,199
Personal Income $55,404,659,035
Employment Training $41,520,799
Contingent Fund $115,202,712


Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of April 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 $315
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $321
Initial Claims Filed 2,354,590
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 4,392,107
Weeks Paid 9,005,626
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 13,536,957
Benefits Paid $2,816,379,041
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $4,329,176,227
UI Trust Fund Balance as of March 31, 2020 $2,656,482,760.02
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 6.49%
Information by County Contains current and historical information


Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For January 2020 through March 2020
Job Seekers who accessed CalJOBSSM 499,603
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 253,690
Employers who accessed CalJOBS 10,126
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 3,900
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 133,742