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Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Naples fell 0.0 percentage points in April 2022 to 2.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Naples peaked in April 2020 at 14.4% and is now 11.6 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.8% in October 2021, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Naples unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Florida 3.0% -0.2 -2.1
Naples 2.8% 0.0 -1.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Naples, Florida, National

Naples, Florida monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Naples, Florida Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Naples peaked in May 2020 at 23,144. There are now 18,060 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Naples employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Naples, Florida) is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Naples 5,084 -65 -2,576

Number of Unemployed Persons

Naples, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
April
2022
3.6% 3.0% 2.8% 5,084
March
2022
3.6% 3.2% 2.8% 5,149
February
2022
3.8% 3.3% 2.8% 5,190
January
2022
4.0% 3.5% 2.8% 5,179
December
2021
3.9% 3.5% 2.8% 5,204
November
2021
4.2% 3.5% 2.8% 5,152
October
2021
4.6% 3.7% 2.8% 5,145
September
2021
4.7% 3.9% 2.9% 5,382
August
2021
5.2% 4.3% 3.2% 5,769
July
2021
5.4% 4.5% 3.4% 6,272
June
2021
5.9% 4.8% 3.7% 6,791

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.