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Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Brunswick fell 0.3 percentage points in November 2017 to 4.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.4 percentage points higher than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Brunswick peaked in July 2011 at 11.0% and is now 6.3 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.6% in July 2017, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Brunswick unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
National 4.1% 0.0 -0.5
Georgia 4.3% 0.0 -1.2
Brunswick 4.7% -0.3 -0.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2017 data as December metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Brunswick, Georgia, National

Brunswick, Georgia monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Brunswick, Georgia Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Brunswick peaked in August 2011 at 5,719. There are now 3,204 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 2,425 in July 2017, the number of unemployed has now grown by 90. Brunswick employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Brunswick, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
Brunswick 2,515 -165 -422

Number of Unemployed Persons

Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployed
December
2017
4.1%
November
2017
4.1% 4.3% 4.7% 2,515
October
2017
4.1% 4.3% 5.0% 2,680
September
2017
4.2% 4.4% 5.4% 2,916
August
2017
4.4% 4.7% 4.6% 2,452
July
2017
4.3% 4.7% 4.6% 2,425
June
2017
4.3% 4.8% 4.7% 2,466
May
2017
4.3% 4.9% 4.9% 2,579
April
2017
4.4% 5.0% 5.0% 2,630
March
2017
4.5% 5.1% 5.1% 2,681
February
2017
4.7% 5.3% 5.3% 2,763
January
2017
4.8% 5.5% 5.5% 2,872

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.