Labor Force & Employment

June 2017 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's June unemployment rate of 4.3% is up from the May rate of 3.9% reflecting a net loss of 2,907 jobs.

However, continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 3.1 percentage increase in the number of total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 18,800 
jobs.

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Palm Beach
County Labor Force

Jun-17

May-17

Jun-16

Change
Jun 
16
Jun 17

Percent Change

Change
May 17
Jun 17

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

729,697

727,433

708,802

20,895

2.9%

2,264

0.3%

Employment

698,117

698,760

673,302

24,815

3.7%

-643

-0.1%

Unemployment

31,580

28,673

35,500

-3,920

-11.0%

2,907

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

3.9%

5.0%

 

     
    Florida

4.3%

4.0%

5.1%

       
    National

4.5%

4.1%

5.1%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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