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Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
As of Calendar Year 2024
Contribution Rate 1.1%
Taxable Wage Ceiling $NA
Maximum Worker Contribution Per Year $NA
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $50
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $1,620

Note: Effective January 1, 2024, SB 951 removes the taxable wage ceiling.

Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of September 2023
DI Trust Fund Balance as of January 31, 2022 $3,093,255,030.72
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $839
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $814
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 580,361
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 64,485
DI Initial Claims Filed in September 2023 62,412
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $6,784,367,472.78
DI Benefits Paid in September 2023 $784,956,625.43
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $922
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $899
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 251,007
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

27,890

PFL Initial Claims Filed in September 2023 22,908
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $1,371,539,530.78
PFL Benefits Paid in September 2023

$142,025,763.40

Labor Market Information for California
Data Element

Current Data
For the Month of February 2024

Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,348,900
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,321,900
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 1,027,000
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 5.3
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,971,100
Average Hourly Wage in 2023 - First Quarter  $36.41
Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$1,154,150,042
School Employee Fund $96,507,259
Disability Insurance $4,144,469,946
Personal Income $45,090,690,619
Employment Training $28,358,691
Contingent Fund $90,220,419
Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of February 2024
Tax Schedules Schedule F+
Taxable Wage Ceiling $7,000
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $40
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $450
Monthly Average Weekly Benefit Amount $372
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $372
Initial Claims Filed 186,708
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 413,863
Weeks Paid 1,531,476
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 3,145,914
Benefits Paid $567,621,952
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $1,168,203,435
UI Trust Fund Balance as of July 31, 2020 ($7,773,300,654.67)
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 2.29%
Information by County Contains current and historical information

 

Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For January 1, 2024 through March 31, 2024
Job Seekers who Accessed CalJOBSSM 336,117
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 132,563
Employers who Accessed CalJOBS 11,780
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 5,372
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 339,036