FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 18, 2020
Contact: Lesley Harris
Orlando, Fla.,– The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) region (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter counties) was 7.7% in November 2020, which was higher than the state’s rate of 6.4%. This rate was 5.0 percentage point higher than the region’s rate of 2.7% during the same timeframe last year. The labor force was 1,344,831 down 61,334 (-4.4) over the year. There were 103,374 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.