FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 25, 2020
Contact: Michelle Tincher
Orlando, Fla.,– The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) region (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter counties) was 15.1% in July 2020, which was higher than the state’s rate of 11.3%. This rate was 11.8 percentage point higher than the region’s rate of 3.3% during the same timeframe last year. The labor force was 1,384,716 down 21,624 (-1.5) over the year. There were 209,720 unemployed residents in the region.
Central Florida’s Lowest Unemployment Rates:
Job Growth Trends
The Villages MSA:
*Compared to all Metro Areas in the State
Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Workforce Statistics and Economic Research.