Department of Numbers

Georgia Job Growth

There were 4,515,000 jobs in Georgia in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,929,241 employed persons for the month. Georgia added 6,800 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 13,552 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Georgia job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 4,515,000 +6,800 +76,700
CPS 4,929,241 +13,552 +123,039

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 May 2018 for Georgia is at a new high of 4,515,000.

CPS employment in Georgia for May 2018 is at a new high of 4,929,241.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 4,515,000 6,800 4,929,241 13,552
April 2018 4,508,200 4,300 4,915,689 13,145
March 2018 4,503,900 -4,800 4,902,544 14,784
February 2018 4,508,700 12,300 4,887,760 15,283
January 2018 4,496,400 9,200 4,872,477 9,205
December 2017 4,487,200 5,000 4,863,272 -1,992
November 2017 4,482,200 0 4,865,264 -1,237
October 2017 4,482,200 23,100 4,866,501 5,933
September 2017 4,459,100 -5,200 4,860,568 10,650
August 2017 4,464,300 11,000 4,849,918 13,261
July 2017 4,453,300 -2,700 4,836,657 15,367
June 2017 4,456,000 17,700 4,821,290 15,088