Labor Force & Employment

November 2016 Labor Trends 

Palm Beach County's October unemployment rate of 4.9% is down from the October rate of 5.1% reflecting a net gain of 586 jobs.

Continued employment growth for Palm Beach County is indicated by the 2.2 percentage increase in the number of total non-agricultural jobs during the last twelve months.  This represents a net gain of 13,200 
jobs.

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Palm Beach
County Labor Force

Nov-16

Oct-16

Nov-15

Change
Nov
15
Nov 16

Percent Change

Change
Oct 16
Nov 16

Percent Change

Civilian Labor Force

714,335

706,411

700,050

14,285

2.0%

7,924

1.1%

Employment

679,397

670,887

667,167

12,230

1.8%

8,510

1.3%

Unemployment

34,938

35,524

32,883

2,055

6.2%

-586

-1.6%

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

5.0%

4.7%

 

     
    Florida

4.8%

4.9%

5.0%

       
    National

4.4%

4.7%

4.8%

       


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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