Still outpacing the state and national unemployment figures
The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Central Florida region (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter counties) was 3.3% in August 2019. This rate was 0.1 percentage point lower than the region’s year-ago rate of 3.4%. The region’s August 2019 unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage point lower than the state rate of 3.5%. The labor force was 1,424,115, up 53,773 (+3.9) over the year. There were 46,463 unemployed residents in the region.