Labor Force & Employment

 

 

March 2014 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's March unemployment rate of 6.3% is down from the 
February rate of 6.4% reflecting a gain of 50 jobs.

Continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 2.8 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 14,900 
jobs.

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Palm Beach County Labor Force

Mar-14

Feb-14

Mar-13

Change
Mar 13
Mar 14

Percent Change

Change
Feb 13
Mar 14

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

665,686

659,700

645,646

20,040

3.1%

5,986

0.9%

Employment

623,695

617,659

598,226

25,469

4.3%

6,036

1.0%

Unemployment

41,991

42,041

47,420

-5,429

-11.4%

-50

-0.1%

Unemployment Rate

6.3%

6.4%

7.3%

 

     
    Florida

6.4%

6.3%

7.4%

       
    National

6.8%

7.0%

7.6%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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