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Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Insurance Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
As of Calendar Year 2022
Contribution Rate 1.1%
Taxable Wage Ceiling $145,600
Maximum Worker Contribution Per Year $1,601.60
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $50
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $1,540
Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of December 2021
DI Trust Fund Balance as of May 31, 2021 $2,963,595,386.65
DI Average Weekly Benefit Amount $793
DI Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $720
DI Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 863,285
DI Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year 71,940
DI Initial Claims Filed in December 2021 147,335
DI Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $7,582,380,020.23
DI Benefits Paid in December 2021 $789,969,993.60
PFL Average Weekly Benefit Amount $785
PFL Average of Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $786
PFL Total Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year (YTD) 303,071
PFL Monthly Average of Initial Claims Filed in Calendar Year

25,256

PFL Initial Claims Filed in December 2021 32,760
PFL Total Benefits Paid in Calendar Year (YTD) $1,509,080,459.29
PFL Benefits Paid in December 2021

$150,199,628.68

Labor Market Information for California
Data Element Current Data
For the Month of April 2022
Civilian Labor Force (seasonally adjusted) 19,236,800
Employment (seasonally adjusted) 18,348,100
Unemployment (seasonally adjusted) 888,700
Unemployment Rate (seasonally adjusted) 4.6%
Total Nonfarm Industry Employment (seasonally adjusted) 17,452,000
Average Hourly Wage in 2021 - First Quarter $32.44
Payroll Taxes Collected
Type of Tax Collected Current Data
For July 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022
Unemployment Insurance
(includes the School Employee Fund)
$2,349,229,069
School Employee Fund $149,085,102
Disability Insurance $7,763,590,483
Personal Income $72,012,748,198
Employment Training $39,505,629
Contingent Fund $124,624,718
 
Unemployment Insurance (UI) Statistics
Data Archives Current Data
For the Month of April 2021
Tax Schedules Schedule F+
Taxable Wage Ceiling $7,000
Minimum Weekly Benefit Amount $40
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount $450
Monthly Average Weekly Benefit Amount $338
Average Weekly Benefit Amount (CYTD) $333
Initial Claims Filed 186,127
Total Initial Claims Filed (YTD) 795,760
Weeks Paid 1,185,885
Total Weeks Paid (YTD) 5,511,040
Benefits Paid $393,920,400
Total Benefits Paid (YTD) $1,778,846,937
UI Trust Fund Balance as of July 31, 2020 ($7,773,300,654.67)
Insured Unemployment Rate (13 week average) 2.38%
Information by County Contains current and historical information
Workforce Services Statistics
Data Categories Current Quarterly Data
For January through March 2022
Job Seekers who accessed CalJOBSSM 226,313
New Job Seeker Registrations in CalJOBS 92,008
Employers who accessed CalJOBS 9,094
New Employer Registrations in CalJOBS 3,204
Active Job Openings in CalJOBS 804,154

 

Last Revised: 05/20/2022