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The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Announces the Jacksonville Area June 2020 Employment Data

Jul 17, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced the Jacksonville area private-sector employment decreased by 25,800 jobs (-4.0 percent) over the year. The Jacksonville area’s unemployment rate was 8.0 percent in June, up 4.6 percentage points from one year ago.

The industry losing the most jobs over the year was leisure and hospitality (-11,700 jobs).  Education and health services was the only major industry that gained jobs over the year in June 2020 (+2,600 jobs).

Statewide, the number of private-sector jobs increased 292,800, up 4.2 percent from May 2020.  Florida’s unemployment rate decreased to 10.4 percent in June 2020.  Florida’s labor force was up 143,000 over the month.

To view the June 2020 employment data, visit www.floridajobs.org/labor-market-information/labor-market-information-press-releases/monthly-press-releases.  

 

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