Department of Numbers

Georgia Job Growth

There were 4,466,100 jobs in Georgia in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,762,684 employed persons for the month. Georgia added 9,500 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 19,093 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Georgia job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 4,466,100 +9,500 +131,000
CPS 4,762,684 +19,093 +151,587

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 in March 2017 for Georgia is at a new high of 4,466,100.

CPS employment in Georgia for March 2017 is at a new high of 4,762,684.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 4,466,100 9,500 4,762,684 19,093
February 2017 4,456,600 16,400 4,743,591 21,329
January 2017 4,440,200 4,500 4,722,262 13,505
December 2016 4,435,700 7,600 4,708,757 7,076
November 2016 4,428,100 5,800 4,701,681 9,224
October 2016 4,422,300 9,200 4,692,457 10,810
September 2016 4,413,100 19,400 4,681,647 11,958
August 2016 4,393,700 10,100 4,669,689 12,617
July 2016 4,383,600 10,200 4,657,072 12,618
June 2016 4,373,400 11,200 4,644,454 11,787
May 2016 4,362,200 9,100 4,632,667 10,864
April 2016 4,353,100 18,000 4,621,803 10,706