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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 June 2023
DI Trust Fund Balance as of January 31, 2022 $3,093,255,030.72
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $822
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $803
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 384,166
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 64,028
DI Initial Claims Filed in June 2023 64,865
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $4,364,599,748.93
DI Benefits Paid in June 2023 $790,834,412.36
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $906
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $890
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 169,833
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

28,306

PFL Initial Claims Filed in June 2023 25,095
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $899,604,630.80
PFL Benefits Paid in June 2023

$155,076,459.00

Labor Market Information for California
Data Element

Current Data
For the Month of December 2023

Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,356,900
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,373,900
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 983,000
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 5.1
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,180,700
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 December 2023
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) $368
Initial Claims Filed 191,953
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 2,325,099
Weeks Paid 1,525,741
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 17,852,528
Benefits Paid $564,115,587
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $6,537,628,978
UI Trust Fund Balance as of July 31, 2020 ($7,773,300,654.67)
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 2.08%
Information by County Contains current and historical information

 

Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For October 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023
Job Seekers who Accessed CalJOBSSM 278,076
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 95,511
Employers who Accessed CalJOBS 6,590
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 3,945
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 255,003