Labor Force & Employment

January 2015 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's January unemployment rate of 5.2% is down from the December rate of 4.8% reflecting a net loss of 3,164 jobs.

However, continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 3.3 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 18,200 
jobs.

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Palm Beach County Labor Force

Jan-15

Dec-14

Jan-14

Change
Jan
14
Jan 15

Percent Change

Change
Dec 14
Jan 15

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

692,880

691,115

684,861

8,019

1.2%

1,765

0.3%

Employment

656,965

658,364

641,270

15,695

2.4%

-1,399

-0.2%

Unemployment

35,915

32,751

43,591

-7,676

-17.6%

3,164

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

4.7%

6.4%

 

     
    Florida

5.8%

5.4%

6.6%

       
    National

6.1%

5.4%

7.0%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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