Labor Force & Employment

September 2016 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's September unemployment rate of 5.1% is steady with the August rate of 5.1% reflecting a slight net loss of 623 jobs.

However continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 2.0 percentage increase in the total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 11,500 
jobs.

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Palm Beach
County Labor Force

Sept-16

Aug-16

Sept-15

Change
Sept
15
Sept 16

Percent Change

Change
Aug 16
Sept 16

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

703,926

699,987

694,344

9,582

1.4%

3,939

0.6%

Employment

667,754

664,438

658,487

9,267

1.4%

3,316

0.5%

Unemployment

36,172

35,549

35,857

315

0.9%

623

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

5.1%

5.2%

 

     
    Florida

5.0%

4.9%

5.3%

       
    National

4.8%

5.0%

4.9%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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