Georgia Job Growth
There were 4,559,600 jobs in Georgia in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,992,696 employed persons for the month. Georgia lost 5,000 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 15,686 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Georgia job growth compared to other states.
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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 peaked in February 2020 for Georgia at 4,666,500. Since then 106,900 jobs have been lost in Georgia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,057,000 in April 2020, Georgia has gained 502,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Georgia reached a maximum of 5,024,604 in January 2020. 31,908 jobs have been lost in Georgia since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 4,365,055, Georgia has added 627,641 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Georgia Employment History