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Basic Info

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.

Florida Unemployment Rate is at 2.70%, compared to 2.70% last month and 4.30% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.15%.

Stats

Last Value 2.70%
Latest Period Aug 2022
Last Updated Sep 16 2022, 10:35 EDT
Next Release Oct 21 2022, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.15%
Average Growth Rate -0.09%
Value from Last Month 2.70%
Change from Last Month 0.00%
Value from 1 Year Ago 4.30%
Change from 1 Year Ago -37.21%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
August 31, 2022 2.70%
July 31, 2022 2.70%
June 30, 2022 2.80%
May 31, 2022 2.90%
April 30, 2022 3.00%
March 31, 2022 3.20%
February 28, 2022 3.30%
January 31, 2022 3.50%
December 31, 2021 3.50%
November 30, 2021 3.50%
October 31, 2021 3.70%
September 30, 2021 3.90%
August 31, 2021 4.30%
July 31, 2021 4.50%
June 30, 2021 4.80%
May 31, 2021 4.90%
April 30, 2021 5.10%
March 31, 2021 5.40%
February 28, 2021 5.60%
January 31, 2021 6.00%
December 31, 2020 6.50%
November 30, 2020 6.70%
October 31, 2020 7.20%
September 30, 2020 8.70%
August 31, 2020 8.90%
Date Value
July 31, 2020 12.50%
June 30, 2020 11.60%
May 31, 2020 13.90%
April 30, 2020 13.20%
March 31, 2020 4.50%
February 29, 2020 2.70%
January 31, 2020 2.80%
December 31, 2019 3.20%
November 30, 2019 3.20%
October 31, 2019 3.20%
September 30, 2019 3.20%
August 31, 2019 3.30%
July 31, 2019 3.30%
June 30, 2019 3.20%
May 31, 2019 3.30%
April 30, 2019 3.30%
March 31, 2019 3.40%
February 28, 2019 3.40%
January 31, 2019 3.50%
December 31, 2018 3.40%
November 30, 2018 3.40%
October 31, 2018 3.40%
September 30, 2018 3.40%
August 31, 2018 3.40%
July 31, 2018 3.50%

Basic Info

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.

Florida Unemployment Rate is at 2.70%, compared to 2.70% last month and 4.30% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.15%.

Stats

Last Value 2.70%
Latest Period Aug 2022
Last Updated Sep 16 2022, 10:35 EDT
Next Release Oct 21 2022, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.15%
Average Growth Rate -0.09%
Value from Last Month 2.70%
Change from Last Month 0.00%
Value from 1 Year Ago 4.30%
Change from 1 Year Ago -37.21%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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