Hollywood's job report indicated a 3.4% unemployment rate in March 2018. This rate was lower than the City's rate a year ago of 4.0%. Employment increased by 1,346 (1.7%) over the year, with employment of 78,978 in the City of Hollywood. The City's jobless rate was on par with the Fort Lauderdale Metro region (3.4%) and lower than the state rate of 3.7%. Hollywood's labor force is 81,732, which is up from 81,115 since January of this year.