(AP)--Florida officials say employers added nearly 202,000 private-sector jobs in November and helped the state's unemployment rate fall to its lowest level in more than a decade.
The 3.1% jobless rate for November is the lowest since March 2006 and outpaced the national rate of 3.5%.
The governor's office says it was the sixth straight month of job growth in the state, with the number of jobs increasing by 2.6%. That's a full percent better than the rest of the country.
The governor's office says that only twice in the past 40 years has the unemployment rate been as low.