Fla. Unemployment Rate Drops; S. Fla. Still StrugglingFlorida’s unemployment rate dropped from a seasonally adjusted rate of 6.8 percent in September to 6.7 percent statewide in October. The unemployment rate dropped 1.5 points over the last year and was the lowest since August 2008.
Economic Numbers Show Recession Left Deep Impact In S. Fla.The Great Recession, according to economists, technically ended a few years ago. But, based on jobless numbers and poverty, South Florida has a long way to go to ever recover from the economic downturn that devastated the nation.
Miami-Dade Struggling With UnemploymentFlorida’s overall jobless numbers continued to follow national trends in February, dropping to 9.4 percent. It’s the lowest unemployment has been since February 2009, right before jobs began disappearing due to the Great Recession.
Miami-Dade Unemployment At 22 PercentFlorida’s unemployment problem continues to throw a damper on any potential economic recovery in the state. Statewide, the unemployment rate stood at 10.6 percent; but the news in South Florida was much, much worse.
Miami-Dade Unemployment SkyrocketsAs the economy continues to sputter along for Main Street, the unemployment rate in Florida sits at 10.6 percent in May, according to the Agency for Workforce Innovation.
Miami-Dade Unemployment Rate SkyrocketingThe statewide unemployment numbers may be improving, but the unemployment situation in Miami-Dade continues to deteriorate.