Florida's Unemployment Rate

Florida's unemployment rate was 7.4% in August 2020.

Florida's Nonagricultural Employment

Florida's nonagricultural employment (seasonally adjusted) was 8,525,100 jobs in August 2020.

Florida's Employment Gains and Losses

Florida experienced a loss of 456,100 jobs (5.1%) since August 2019.

Official Data Release

Florida Insight - NEW

Florida Insight provides users an overview of key economic indicators including statistics on current employment, unemployment, wages and labor force participation. Florida Insight will replace our current data delivery system, FREIDA. Released August 2020

2019 - 2021 Preliminary Short Term Projections 

Second-quarter 2019 and 2021 Statewide Preliminary Short Term Projections by industry and occupation. Released March 2020

Labor Shed Reports 

Labor Shed reports provide a high level summary of employment, demographics, and commuting patterns in a specified area. Released November 2019


Cheat Sheet

The Florida minimum wage is $8.56 per hour, effective January 1, 2020.

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Bureau of Workforce Statistics and Economic Research

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