42.9% unemployed in Belle Glade in 2017


42.9 percent of Belle Glade residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 41.3 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Belle Glade population reached 14,476.

Out of 8,267 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Belle Glade for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
6,209
42.9
Employed
8,267
57.1
Employed in civilian labor force
8,267
57.1
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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