Labor Force & Employment

September 2014 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's September unemployment rate of 6.0% is down from the August rate of 6.6% reflecting a net gain of 4,868 jobs.

Continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 2.5 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 13,300 
jobs.

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Palm Beach County Labor Force

Sept-14

Aug-14

Sept-13

Change
Sept
13
Sept 14

Percent Change

Change
Aug 14
Sept 14

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

668,586

668,168

653,055

15,531

2.4%

418

0.1%

Employment

628,733

623,447

604,815

23,918

4.0%

5,286

0.8%

Unemployment

39,853

44,721

48,240

-8,387

-17.4%

-4,868

-10.9%

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

6.7%

7.4%

 

     
    Florida

6.1%

6.7%

7.1%

       
    National

5.7%

6.3%

7.0%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Helpful Links 

 
    
 

 
 WorkForce Florida, Inc.

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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