• Florida Leads the Nation with the Lowest Unemployment Rate among the Nation’s Ten Largest States

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    September 19, 2022

    Florida Leads the Nation with the Lowest Unemployment Rate among the Nation’s Ten Largest States and the Most New Business Formations in the Country

    Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida’s unemployment rate remained strong at 2.7 percent, the lowest unemployment rate among the nation’s ten largest states and a full percentage point lower than the national rate of 3.7 percent in August 2022. Florida also leads the nation in new business formations with 1,534,221 new businesses, outpacing second place California by more than 250,000 new business formations since January 2020. Read more here.