Department of Numbers

Florida Job Growth

There were 8,465,000 jobs in Florida in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 9,399,123 employed persons for the month. Florida added 29,600 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 53,855 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Florida job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 8,465,000 +29,600 +263,900
CPS 9,399,123 +53,855 +185,484

Florida Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Florida as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment in Florida

CES employment in November 2016 for Florida is at a new high of 8,465,000.

CPS employment in Florida for November 2016 is at a new high of 9,399,123.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 8,465,000 29,600 9,399,123 53,855
October 2016 8,435,400 6,400 9,345,268 50,201
September 2016 8,429,000 24,000 9,295,067 30,923
August 2016 8,405,000 37,100 9,264,144 -7,898
July 2016 8,367,900 36,699 9,272,042 -20,198
June 2016 8,331,200 16,500 9,292,240 -23,395
May 2016 8,314,700 27,000 9,315,635 -13,565
April 2016 8,287,700 34,900 9,329,200 -2,348
March 2016 8,252,799 7,000 9,331,548 22,686
February 2016 8,245,799 10,000 9,308,862 37,132
January 2016 8,235,799 24,299 9,271,730 40,923
December 2015 8,211,500 10,400 9,230,807 17,168