Department of Numbers

Georgia Job Growth

There were 4,514,700 jobs in Georgia in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,888,096 employed persons for the month. Georgia added 18,300 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 15,619 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Georgia job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 4,514,700 +18,300 +88,200
CPS 4,888,096 +15,619 +125,449

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 February 2018 for Georgia is at a new high of 4,514,700.

CPS employment in Georgia for February 2018 is at a new high of 4,888,096.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 4,514,700 18,300 4,888,096 15,619
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
May 2017 4,438,300 4,300 4,806,202 15,009
April 2017 4,434,000 -2,100 4,791,193 14,402
March 2017 4,436,100 9,600 4,776,791 14,144