Florida's Unemployment Rate

Florida's unemployment rate was 6.1% in December 2020.

Florida's Nonagricultural Employment

Florida's nonagricultural employment (seasonally adjusted) was 8,612,200 jobs in December 2020.

Florida's Employment Gains and Losses

Florida experienced a loss of 419,200 jobs (4.6%) since December 2019.

Official Data Release

Florida Insight Introduction Video - NEW

The Florida Insight introduction video providers viewers an overview of our new data tool. Released October 2020

Industry Profiles 

Industry profiles are published based on Florida's targeted industry clusters. Released October 2020

Florida Insight 

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


Cheat Sheet

The Florida minimum wage is $8.65 per hour, effective January 1, 2021.

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Bureau of Workforce Statistics and Economic Research

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