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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 5.00%, compared to 5.10% last month and 7.90% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.21%.

Stats

Last Value 5.00%
Latest Period Aug 2021
Last Updated Sep 17 2021, 10:30 EDT
Next Release Oct 22 2021, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.21%
Average Growth Rate 0.98%
Value from 1 Year Ago 7.90%
Change from 1 Year Ago -36.71%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
August 31, 2021 5.00%
July 31, 2021 5.10%
June 30, 2021 5.00%
May 31, 2021 4.90%
April 30, 2021 4.80%
March 31, 2021 4.70%
February 28, 2021 4.70%
January 31, 2021 4.80%
December 31, 2020 5.10%
November 30, 2020 5.40%
October 31, 2020 5.80%
September 30, 2020 7.20%
August 31, 2020 7.90%
July 31, 2020 11.50%
June 30, 2020 11.60%
May 31, 2020 14.20%
April 30, 2020 14.00%
March 31, 2020 4.90%
February 29, 2020 3.30%
January 31, 2020 3.30%
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%
Date Value
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%
June 30, 2018 3.60%
May 31, 2018 3.70%
April 30, 2018 3.70%
March 31, 2018 3.80%
February 28, 2018 3.90%
January 31, 2018 3.90%
December 31, 2017 4.00%
November 30, 2017 4.00%
October 31, 2017 4.00%
September 30, 2017 4.00%
August 31, 2017 4.10%
July 31, 2017 4.10%

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 5.00%, compared to 5.10% last month and 7.90% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 6.21%.

Stats

Last Value 5.00%
Latest Period Aug 2021
Last Updated Sep 17 2021, 10:30 EDT
Next Release Oct 22 2021, 10:30 EDT
Long Term Average 6.21%
Average Growth Rate 0.98%
Value from 1 Year Ago 7.90%
Change from 1 Year Ago -36.71%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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