The unemployment rate in Florida has remained low. At its lowest point, there was 2.3% unemployment rate by the end of 2018 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Despite this, many are still struggling to find meaningful jobs in Florida. This is because for many it is difficult to find job openings that match their skillsets. They struggle with finding work that is in line with their desired field and not just a part time job that pays next to nothing.
Florida’s unemployment rate is continuing to decline despite the numbers being released this month. Florida is experiencing an increase in employment, which has been attributed to the recent economic growth.
The unemployment rate for Florida was 4.7% in December of 2017 and 3.2% in December of 2016. As of December 2017, there were 2.9 million people employed and 790 thousand unemployed people for a total unemployed ratio of about 1%.
The unemployment rate in Florida dropped to 3.7% in September 2017, the lowest it has been since 2008. This showed a decrease in the state’s unemployment rate as well as an increase in the number of jobs available.
Florida’s government attributes this decline to several factors including a nearing economic turnaround, improved workforce education, and increased job openings. With this decline, Florida has lowered its unemployment rate to 4th-lowest in US history.
Florida’s unemployment rate is declining steadily. This could be attributed to the high number of Floridians who are working in occupations that require knowledge and creative skill.
Florida has a population of 21 million and just under 1 million people are unemployed. Florida has one of the highest earning populations in the US and they continue to work hard to keep their economy rolling.
Florida’s unemployment rate took a significant dive in the past few months. The job market is improving and more and more people are finding jobs.
The state’s unemployment rate has been declining since December of 2016, when it was at 4.2%. Ever since then, it has declined by almost 2 percentage points. The national unemployment rate is also going down, but Florida’s continues to decline because of the state’s diverse economy.
Florida’s economy is largely dependent on tourism and healthcare, industries that have proven healthy over the last year-and-a-half.
Florida’s unemployment rate has been declining recently and is expected to continue to improve as the economy improves.
The state’s unemployment rate has dropped from 4.5% in August 2016 to 3.7% in December 2018, meaning that Florida’s economy is starting to see a boost with more job opportunities available. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) forecasts that the rate will continue decreasing and reach 3.2% by December 2020.
Florida’s current unemployment rate is lower than the national average at 3.8%. However, it still has room for improvement which means that many new jobs are currently opening up in just about every industry sector.