Labor Force & Employment

November 2014 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's November unemployment rate of 5.2% is down from the October rate of 5.6% reflecting a net gain of 2,414 jobs.

Continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 2.3 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 12,900 
jobs.

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Palm Beach County Labor Force

Nov-14

Oct-14

Nov-13

Change
Nov
13
Nov 14

Percent Change

Change
Oct 14
Nov 14

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

663,920

667,247

649,944

13,976

2.2%

-3,327

-0.5%

Employment

629,074

629,987

607,687

21,387

3.5%

-913

-0.1%

Unemployment

34,846

37,260

42,257

-7,411

-17.5%

-2,414

-6.5%

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

5.6%

6.5%

 

     
    Florida

5.6%

5.8%

6.4%

       
    National

5.5%

5.5%

6.6%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Helpful Links 

 
    
 

 
 WorkForce Florida, Inc.

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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