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Brunswick, Georgia Job Growth

There were 43,100 jobs in Brunswick, Georgia in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 49,491 employed persons for the month. Brunswick lost 100 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 243 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Brunswick job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 43,100 -100 -200
CPS 49,491 +243 +1,442

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 3,300 jobs have been lost in Brunswick according to the employer survey. From a trough of 39,700 in August 2011, Brunswick has gained 3,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 52,785 for Brunswick in December 2007. 3,294 jobs have been lost in Brunswick since then according to the household survey. From a November 2013 low of 45,564, Brunswick has added 3,927 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2017

Brunswick, Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2017 43,100 -100 49,491 243
January 2017 43,200 -900 49,248 137
December 2016 44,100 0 49,111 129
November 2016 44,100 -200 48,982 -20
October 2016 44,300 -100 49,002 17
September 2016 44,400 200 48,985 62
August 2016 44,200 200 48,923 -63
July 2016 44,000 200 48,986 162
June 2016 43,800 100 48,824 437
May 2016 43,700 200 48,387 62
April 2016 43,500 600 48,325 30
March 2016 42,900 -400 48,295 246