Labor Force & Employment

December 2015 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's December unemployment rate of 4.5% is down from the November rate of 4.6% reflecting a net gain of 1,239 jobs.

Continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 2.4 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 14,100 
jobs.

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Palm Beach
County Labor Force

Dec-15

Nov-15

Dec-14

Change
Dec
14
Dec 15

Percent Change

Change
Nov 15
Dec 15

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

687,900

688,885

685,264

2,636

0.4%

-985

-0.1%

Employment

657,040

656,786

652,513

4,527

0.7%

254

0.0%

Unemployment

30,860

32,099

32,751

-1,891

-5.8%

-1,239

-3.9%

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

4.7%

4.8%

 

     
    Florida

4.7%

4.9%

5.4%

       
    National

4.8%

4.8%

5.4%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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