Punta Gorda non-farm payroll employees decrease by 1% since April

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of May in the Punta Gorda metropolitan statistical area was 50,300, a 1 percent decrease from the previous month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In April, Punta Gorda reported 50,800 workers on non-farm payrolls.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Overall, Florida reported 8.993 million people employed on non-farm payrolls in May.

Florida Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls April 2019 vs. May 2019
April 2019 (In thousands)
May 2019 (In thousands)
Percent Change
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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