Labor Force & Employment

June 2015 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's June unemployment rate of 5.2% is up from the May rate of 5.1% reflecting a slight net gain of 511 jobs.

Continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 2.9 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 15,900 
jobs.

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Palm Beach
County Labor Force

June-15

May-15

June-14

Change
June
14
June 15

Percent Change

Change
May 15
June 15

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

680,262

689,841

689,066

-8,804

-1.3%

-9,579

-1.4%

Employment

645,022

654,090

647,451

-2,429

-0.4%

-9,068

-1.4%

Unemployment

35,240

35,751

41,615

-6,375

-15.3%

-511

-1.4%

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

5.2%

6.0%

 

     
    Florida

5.5%

5.6%

6.4%

       
    National

5.5%

5.3%

6.3%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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