CareerSource Chipola employment & services data

Employment data for and services provided by CareerSource Chipola in the month of August 2018. The information includes employment data for all five counties (Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, and Washington) served by CareerSource Chipola.

employment data

employment data

Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in August 2018, unchanged from the July 2018 rate and down 0.3 percentage point from a year ago.  There were 375,000 jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 10,244,000. Florida’s seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural employment was 8,822,000 in August 2018 and increase of 20,500 jobs over the month. The state gained 220,200 jobs over the year, an increase of 2.6 percent.

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Chipola region was 4.0 percentage point. This was down 0.7 percentage point from this time a year ago.  There were 1,626 unemployed residents out of a labor force of 41.278.

Aug18              Jul18             Aug-17

Region                           4.0                   4.4                   4.7

Calhoun                         4.4                   4.6                   5.3

Holmes                          4.2                   4.6                   5.0

Jackson                         4.1                   4.5                   4.6

Liberty                           3.7                    3.9                   4.7

Washington                   3.7                   4.0                   4.3