Tag: florida unemployment rate

Florida’s Unemployment Rate Fell to 7.4 Percent in August

On Friday, DEO announced the unemployment rate in the Sunshine State dropped from 11.4 percent in July to 7.4 percent in August as 143,000 Floridians entered the job market. Across the nation, the unemployment rate stood at 8/4 percent last month.

Florida’s Unemployment Rate Rose During July

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced on Friday that the unemployment rate rose from 10.3 percent in June to 11.3 percent in July. The national unemployment rate stood at 10.2 percent in July.

Florida Unemployment Rate Stood at 2.8 Percent in February, Before Coronavirus Impacted the Economy

Florida saw a drastic jump in unemployment claims over the past week as the coronavirus outbreak continues to hit the economy.