Georgia Job Growth
There were 4,016,800 jobs in Georgia in April 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,418,241 employed persons for the month. Georgia added 4,300 jobs in April 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 3,256 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Georgia job growth compared to other states.
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Georgia Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Georgia as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Georgia
CES employment peaked in February 2008 for Georgia at 4,178,500. Since then 161,700 jobs have been lost in Georgia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 3,838,500 in February 2010, Georgia has gained 178,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Georgia reached a maximum of 4,608,041 in December 2007. 189,800 jobs have been lost in Georgia since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 4,218,266, Georgia has added 199,975 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Georgia Employment History