Orlando continues to lead state in job creation, adds 49,000 jobs

Posted by Ashley Fraboni on Jul 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Job_Creation_pic_2.jpgOrlando continues to lead the state in job creation. Since January, the Orlando region added 49,000 new private-sector jobs, the highest number of any Florida metro area, according to numbers by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

Additionally, Orlando’s unemployment rate decreased by 0.7 percent from the previous year to 4.5 percent. This rate ties for the second lowest unemployment rate among all Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) in the state.

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