Florida Unemployment Rate:

14.50% for May 2020
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Florida Unemployment Rate is at 14.50%, compared to 13.80% last month and 3.20% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 6.20%.

The Florida Unemployment rate measures the percentage of total employees in Florida that are part of the labor force, but are without a job. Unemployment rates for a large state like Florida give a good idea on the health of the economy. The Florida Unemployment rate most notably peaked to 8.7% in 1992, which was more than 1% higher than the national unemployment rate during that time. The spike in unemployment was largely due to a preceding recessionary period.

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May 31, 2020 14.50%
April 30, 2020 13.80%
March 31, 2020 4.40%
Feb. 29, 2020 2.80%
Jan. 31, 2020 2.80%
Dec. 31, 2019 2.90%
Nov. 30, 2019 2.80%
Oct. 31, 2019 2.90%
Sept. 30, 2019 2.90%
Aug. 31, 2019 3.00%
July 31, 2019 3.10%
June 30, 2019 3.20%
May 31, 2019 3.20%
April 30, 2019 3.30%
March 31, 2019 3.40%
Feb. 28, 2019 3.40%
Jan. 31, 2019 3.40%
Dec. 31, 2018 3.40%
Nov. 30, 2018 3.40%
Oct. 31, 2018 3.40%
Sept. 30, 2018 3.40%
Aug. 31, 2018 3.40%
July 31, 2018 3.50%
June 30, 2018 3.60%
May 31, 2018 3.70%
   
April 30, 2018 3.70%
March 31, 2018 3.80%
Feb. 28, 2018 3.90%
Jan. 31, 2018 3.90%
Dec. 31, 2017 4.00%
Nov. 30, 2017 4.00%
Oct. 31, 2017 4.00%
Sept. 30, 2017 4.00%
Aug. 31, 2017 4.10%
July 31, 2017 4.10%
June 30, 2017 4.20%
May 31, 2017 4.20%
April 30, 2017 4.30%
March 31, 2017 4.40%
Feb. 28, 2017 4.50%
Jan. 31, 2017 4.60%
Dec. 31, 2016 4.70%
Nov. 30, 2016 4.70%
Oct. 31, 2016 4.80%
Sept. 30, 2016 4.80%
Aug. 31, 2016 4.80%
July 31, 2016 4.80%
June 30, 2016 4.80%
May 31, 2016 4.80%
April 30, 2016 4.80%

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Stats

Last Value 14.50%
Latest Period May 2020
Last Updated Jun 19 2020, 10:31 EDT
Next Release Jul 17 2020, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.20%
Value from 1 Year Ago 3.20%
Change from 1 Year Ago 353.1%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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