Florida’s national ranking in the number of patents awarded to Floridians, by year. For 2021, the following states were ranked ahead of Florida: California, Texas, New York, Massachusetts, Washington, Michigan, Illinois and New Jersey.
This metric shows the share of the total Florida-origin exports that go to the top 6 countries. Currently, the top 6 countries for Florida-origin exports are: Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Columbia, Germany, and Argentina.
Number of cruise passengers moving through Florida ports per year.
Florida Ports Council
This is the real, trade-weighted value of the US dollar weighted by Florida’s trading partners. Movements up in the index indicate Florida’s dollar is getting stronger, which would put downward pressure on Florida’s exports and the number of international visitors. It would also indicate that Florida’s imports might potentially see price decreases.
This is the percentage of Florida's GDP that is produced by Florida's counties eligible for a Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI) reduction or waiver of match. Rural counties are defined by Florida Statutes and a list is curated by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
The Florida Scorecard™ is a dynamic online tool that identifies and tracks key metrics that are important to Florida’s economy today and into the future. The Florida Scorecard gives stakeholders the power to measure progress on a statewide level and within their own communities. Check back often as this information is updated regularly.