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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 6.50%, compared to 7.20% last month and 2.90% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 6.22%.

Stats

Last Value 6.50%
Latest Period Oct 2020
Last Updated Nov 20 2020, 10:30 EST
Next Release Dec 18 2020, 10:30 EST
Long Term Average 6.22%
Average Growth Rate 2.11%
Value from 1 Year Ago 2.90%
Change from 1 Year Ago 124.1%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Historical Data

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Date Value
October 31, 2020 6.50%
September 30, 2020 7.20%
August 31, 2020 7.30%
July 31, 2020 11.40%
June 30, 2020 10.30%
May 31, 2020 13.70%
April 30, 2020 13.80%
March 31, 2020 4.40%
February 29, 2020 2.80%
January 31, 2020 2.80%
December 31, 2019 2.90%
November 30, 2019 2.80%
October 31, 2019 2.90%
September 30, 2019 2.90%
August 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%
February 28, 2019 3.40%
January 31, 2019 3.40%
December 31, 2018 3.40%
November 30, 2018 3.40%
October 31, 2018 3.40%
Date Value
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%
June 30, 2017 4.20%
May 31, 2017 4.20%
April 30, 2017 4.30%
March 31, 2017 4.40%
February 28, 2017 4.50%
January 31, 2017 4.60%
December 31, 2016 4.70%
November 30, 2016 4.70%
October 31, 2016 4.80%
September 30, 2016 4.80%

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 6.50%, compared to 7.20% last month and 2.90% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 6.22%.

Stats

Last Value 6.50%
Latest Period Oct 2020
Last Updated Nov 20 2020, 10:30 EST
Next Release Dec 18 2020, 10:30 EST
Long Term Average 6.22%
Average Growth Rate 2.11%
Value from 1 Year Ago 2.90%
Change from 1 Year Ago 124.1%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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