Small businesses in Florida contribute to job creation and economic growth, forming an essential part of the state's economy. Florida has the second-highest density of start-up businesses in the United States with more than 100 start-ups per 1,000 firms. The state's economy is driven by sectors such as tourism, hospitality, healthcare, agriculture, technology, and construction. The professional, scientific, and technical services industries are the largest in Florida with a total of 361,923 small businesses currently invested in these industries. They are followed by the administrative, support, and waste management industries, which comprise around 335,986 small businesses.
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