Number of Employed Floridians Exceeds 10 Million with a Low Unemployment Rate of 3.3 Percent

                     August 16th, 2019

Florida's economy continues to remain strong under Gov. Ron DeSantis.

On Friday, DeSantis announced the number of employed Floridians has increased to more than 10 million in July 2019. Over the year, 128,000 people entered the labor force at an annual growth rate of 1.3 percent.

“I am proud of our work to ensure Florida remains a state where businesses are encouraged to grow and create jobs,” said DeSantis. “We are continuing to prioritize policies that promote economic growth, including lowering taxes, smart investments in the environment and working to make Florida the best state in the nation for workforce education.”



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