Facts and Figures About Florida, The Sunshine State

It’s no wonder that Florida’s combination of temperate climate, outstanding recreational amenities, economic opportunities and no state income tax has consistently made the Sunshine State one of the most desired places to invest. It has beautiful beaches, fabulous weather and a friendly business climate with no state income tax. These are the things that brought people to Florida in the first place, and will continue to attract them.

Have a look below at some of the key figures about the state of Florida, and if you would like to know more, please ask your questions in the comments below.

Nickname: The Sunshine State

Population: 18,000,000

Capital: Tallahassee

Languages: English/Spanish

Time Zone: GMT -6

Climate: Tropical

Commercial Airports: 19

Land Area: 139,697 sq. km

Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

GDP: $38,000 (per capita)

Foreign Direct Investment: US $33.6 billion

Exports: US $45 billion

Imports: US $55 billion

Interest Rate: 25%

Inflation: 27%

Unemployment: 9.4%