Labor Force & Employment

March 2015 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's March unemployment rate of 5.0% is steady with the February rate of 5.0% reflecting a net gain of 1,066 jobs.

Continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 3.7 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 20,600 
jobs.

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Palm Beach County Labor Force

Mar-15

Feb-15

Mar-14

Change
Mar
14
Mar 15

Percent Change

Change
Feb 15
Mar 15

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

683,855

686,519

691,336

-7,481

-1.1%

-2,664

-0.4%

Employment

650,003

651,601

648,057

1,946

0.3%

-1,598

-0.2%

Unemployment

33,852

34,918

43,279

-9,427

-21.8%

-1,066

-3.1%

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

5.1%

6.3%

 

     
    Florida

5.5%

5.6%

6.6%

       
    National

5.6%

5.8%

6.8%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Helpful Links 

 

 
  
 

 
 CareerSource Florida

Bureau of Labor
Statistics

 CareerSource
Palm Beach County



For more information contact:

Judy Fancher
Administrative Assistant
Economic Development & Research

Phone: 561.835.1008 Ext. 4112
jfancher@bdb.org

 

 

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