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Southwest Florida Regional Economic Indicators September 2015

The Southwest Florida economy continued to exhibit strong growth, with the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for the five-county region falling to 5.1 percent for August—a full percentage point decrease from August 2014. Similar patterns were observed for the state of Florida and the nation, as noted on page 12 of this report. Seasonally-adjusted regional taxable sales were up 10 percent in June 2015 versus June 2014. Seasonally-adjusted tourist tax revenues for July 2015 were up six percent for the region encompassing Collier, Lee, and Charlotte counties. July 2015 passenger activity for the three Southwest Florida airports was four percent higher than the July 2014 figure, fueled largely by a spike in traffic at Punta Gorda Airport. Click here to Read full report

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