The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Announces the Miami Area June 2020 Employment Data

Jul 17, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced the Miami area private-sector employment decreased by 72,200 jobs (-6.8 percent) over the year. The Miami area’s unemployment rate was 11.5 percent in June, up 9.0 percentage points from one year ago.

The industries losing the most jobs over the year were:   leisure and hospitality (-26,400 jobs); and trade, transportation, and utilities (-19,100 jobs).   Three major industries gained jobs over the year in June 2020:  construction (+2,000 jobs); financial activities (+400 jobs); and information (+100 jobs).

Statewide, the number of private-sector jobs increased 292,800, up 4.2 percent from May 2020.  Florida’s unemployment rate decreased to 10.4 percent in June 2020.  Florida’s labor force was up 143,000 over the month.

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