May 2016 Beaufort County Labor Profile

 For the most recently reported month of May 2016, the labor pool totaled 72,875. From this number 69,035 were employed while 3,840 individuals were unemployed. The current unemployment rate is 5.30%, a slight increase from April 2016.This labor profile provides a snapshot of Beaufort County residents while also providing industry sector employment statistics as well as income and revenue figures. Additionally, information included consists of wage data, population and growth projections, and skill set information as well as education attainment data.


Source: South Carolina Department of Commerce

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