Labor Force & Employment

December 2016 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's December unemployment rate of 4.7% is down from the November rate of 4.9% reflecting a net gain of 1,801 jobs.

Continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 1.6 percentage increase in the number of total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 9,900 
jobs.

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Palm Beach
County Labor Force

Dec-16

Nov-16

Dec-15

Change
Dec
15
Dec 16

Percent Change

Change
Nov 16
Dec 16

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

711,148

714,397

699,308

11,840

1.7%

-3,249

-0.5%

Employment

677,949

679,397

668,028

9,921

1.5%

-1,448

-0.2%

Unemployment

33,199

35,000

31,280

1,919

6.1%

-1,801

-5.1%

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

4.9%

4.5%

 

     
    Florida

4.7%

4.9%

4.8%

       
    National

4.5%

4.4%

4.8%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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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