Governor Ron DeSantis announces number of employed Floridians has increased to more than 10 million

Governor Ron Desantis announced Friday the employment number has increased in Florida. (MGN)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Governor Ron DeSantis announced Friday the number of employed Floridians has increased to more than 10 million.

According to the Governor's Office, there was an annual growth rate of 1.3 percent.

The Governor's Office says that there was a low unemployment rate of 3.3 percent, annual private-sector job growth rate of 2.8 percent, and private-sector businesses created 28,200 jobs in July 2019.

Florida also maintained it's 'AAA' credit rating according to the Governor's Office.

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