Labor Force & Employment

 

 

July 2014 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's July unemployment rate of 6.6% is up from the 
June rate of 6.1% reflecting a net loss of 3,431 jobs.

However, continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 3.4 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 17,700 
jobs.

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Palm Beach County Labor Force

Jul-14

Jun-14

Jul-13

Change
Jul
13
Jul 14

Percent Change

Change
Jun 14
Jul 14

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

668,506

664,621

654,543

13,963

2.1%

3,885

0.6%

Employment

624,617

624,163

602,504

22,113

3.7%

454

0.1%

Unemployment

43,889

40,458

52,039

-8,150

-15.7%

3,431

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

6.1%

8.0%

 

     
    Florida

6.6%

6.3%

7.6%

       
    National

6.5%

6.3%

7.7%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Helpful Links 

 
    
 

 
 WorkForce Florida, Inc.

Bureau of Labor
Statistics

 Workforce Alliance



For more information contact:

Judy Fancher
Administrative Assistant
Economic Development & Research

Phone: 561.835.1008 Ext. 4112
jfancher@bdb.org

 

 

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