Labor Force & Employment

July 2015 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's July unemployment rate of 5.6% is up from the June rate of 5.2% reflecting a net loss of 2,164 jobs.

However, continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 3.0 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 16,500 
jobs.

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Palm Beach
County Labor Force

July-15

June-15

July-14

Change
July
14
July 15

Percent Change

Change
June 15
July 15

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

680,579

680,003

689,343

-8,764

-1.3%

576

0.1%

Employment

642,804

644,392

644,723

-1,919

-0.3%

-1,588

-0.2%

Unemployment

37,775

35,611

44,620

-6,845

-15.3%

2,164

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

5.2%

6.5%

 

     
    Florida

5.7%

5.6%

6.7%

       
    National

5.6%

5.5%

6.5%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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