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Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Naples fell 0.7 percentage points in May 2020 to 13.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.0 percentage points lower than the Florida rate. The unemployment rate in Naples peaked in April 2020 at 14.2% and is now 0.7 percentage points lower. You can also compare Naples unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 13.3% -1.4 +9.7
Florida 14.5% +0.7 +11.3
Naples 13.5% -0.7 +10.3
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2020 data as June 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 April 2020 at 23,184. There are now 532 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Naples employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Naples, Florida) is also available.

Unemployed Persons May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Naples 22,652 -532 +16,848

Number of Unemployed Persons

Naples, Florida Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Florida
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployment Rate
Naples
Unemployed
June
2020
11.1%
May
2020
13.3% 14.5% 13.5% 22,652
April
2020
14.7% 13.8% 14.2% 23,184
March
2020
4.4% 4.4% 4.3% 7,875
February
2020
3.5% 2.8% 3.0% 5,413
January
2020
3.6% 2.8% 2.9% 5,237
December
2019
3.5% 2.9% 2.8% 5,079
November
2019
3.5% 2.8% 2.8% 5,044
October
2019
3.6% 2.9% 2.8% 5,039
September
2019
3.5% 2.9% 2.8% 5,067
August
2019
3.7% 3.0% 2.9% 5,151
July
2019
3.7% 3.1% 3.0% 5,311

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.