Labor Force & Employment

April 2015 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's April unemployment rate of 4.7% is down from the March rate of 5.0% reflecting a net gain of 2,027 jobs.

Continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 3.6 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 20,600 
jobs.

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Palm Beach County Labor Force

Apr-15

Mar-15

Apr-14

Change
Apr
14
Apr 15

Percent Change

Change
Mar 15
Apr 15

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

684,402

682,984

686,648

-2,246

-0.3%

1,418

0.2%

Employment

652,418

648,973

648,199

4,219

0.7%

3,445

0.5%

Unemployment

31,894

34,011

38,449

-6,465

-16.8%

-2,027

-6.0%

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

5.0%

5.6%

 

     
    Florida

5.2%

5.5%

6.0%

       
    National

5.1%

5.6%

5.9%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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