The following report is intended to be a momentary snapshot of the broad business sectors which comprise the membership of the Florida Nursery, Growers, and Landscape Association (FNGLA), as well as a tool to help others to understand and get a better picture of this overarching industry. Throughout the following pages some terms will be used interchangeably, especially “green industry” and
FLORIDA POPULATION GROWTH EXCEEDS NATIONAL RATE
• Over the last five decades, Florida’s net population increase has provided as much as 14.4% and no
less than 9.3% of the entire country’s growth.
• The Central Florida region has expanded at a faster rate than the state consistently since the 1950s,
and that is forecast to continue through 2040.