TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida posted a 14.5% unemployment rate in May as businesses and workers continued to be hammered by the coronavirus pandemic.
The 14.5% mark was up from an adjusted rate of 13.8% in April, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
The state initially estimated the April rate at 12.9% but released the adjusted number Friday.
The May rate reflected 1.412 million jobless Floridians out of a labor force of 9.709 million people.
Here are the unemployment rates for Northeast Florida counties:
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