Labor Force & Employment

December 2014 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's December unemployment rate of 4.8% is down from the November rate of 5.2% reflecting a net gain of 3,200 jobs.

Continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 2.5 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 13,900 
jobs.

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Palm Beach County Labor Force

Dec-14

Nov-14

Dec-13

Change
Dec
13
Dec 14

Percent Change

Change
Nov 14
Dec 14

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

659,398

664,538

648,501

10,897

1.7%

-5,140

-0.8%

Employment

627,595

629,535

609,905

17,690

2.9%

-1,940

-0.3%

Unemployment

31,803

35,003

38,596

-6,793

-17.6%

-3,200

-9.1%

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

5.3%

6.0%

 

     
    Florida

5.4%

5.6%

5.9%

       
    National

5.4%

5.5%

6.5%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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