Department of Numbers

Georgia Job Growth

There were 4,513,300 jobs in Georgia in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,871,948 employed persons for the month. Georgia added 2,900 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 6,385 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Georgia job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 4,513,300 +2,900 +85,200
CPS 4,871,948 +6,385 +170,267

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 November 2017 for Georgia is at a new high of 4,513,300.

CPS employment in Georgia for November 2017 is at a new high of 4,871,948.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 4,513,300 2,900 4,871,948 6,385
October 2017 4,510,400 16,100 4,865,563 20,338
September 2017 4,494,300 -3,400 4,845,225 34,915
August 2017 4,497,700 7,300 4,810,310 8,939
July 2017 4,490,400 -3,500 4,801,371 3,992
June 2017 4,493,900 25,300 4,797,379 8,372
May 2017 4,468,600 -500 4,789,007 10,065
April 2017 4,469,100 -400 4,778,942 15,618
March 2017 4,469,500 12,900 4,763,324 19,733
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