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Brunswick, Georgia Job Growth

There were 44,000 jobs in Brunswick, Georgia in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,045 employed persons for the month. Brunswick added 200 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 251 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Brunswick job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 44,000 +200 +300
CPS 50,045 +251 +595

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Brunswick, Georgia Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Brunswick 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 for Brunswick, Georgia

CES employment for Brunswick peaked in January 2008 at 46,400. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Brunswick according to the employer survey. From a trough of 39,700 in August 2011, Brunswick has gained 4,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 52,785 for Brunswick in December 2007. 2,740 jobs have been lost in Brunswick since then according to the household survey. From a November 2013 low of 45,549, Brunswick has added 4,496 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Brunswick, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 44,000 200 50,045 251
April 2017 43,800 200 49,794 118
March 2017 43,600 500 49,676 148
February 2017 43,100 -100 49,528 46
January 2017 43,200 -900 49,482 -372
December 2016 44,100 0 49,854 -25
November 2016 44,100 -200 49,879 -37
October 2016 44,300 -100 49,916 -8
September 2016 44,400 200 49,924 99
August 2016 44,200 200 49,825 145
July 2016 44,000 200 49,680 93
June 2016 43,800 100 49,587 137