Department of Numbers

Georgia Job Growth

There were 4,618,800 jobs in Georgia in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 5,027,981 employed persons for the month. Georgia added 13,500 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 11,983 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Georgia job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 4,618,800 +13,500 +192,700
CPS 5,027,981 +11,983 +196,741

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 47,700 jobs have been lost in Georgia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,057,000 in April 2020, Georgia has gained 561,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Georgia for November 2021 is at a new high of 5,027,981.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 4,618,800 13,500 5,027,981 11,983
October 2021 4,605,300 20,800 5,015,998 11,061
September 2021 4,584,500 20,600 5,004,937 12,312
August 2021 4,563,900 -700 4,992,625 15,615
July 2021 4,564,600 36,100 4,977,010 21,223
June 2021 4,528,500 40,300 4,955,787 6,905
May 2021 4,488,200 14,100 4,948,882 -2,194
April 2021 4,474,100 -8,800 4,951,076 22,031
March 2021 4,482,900 18,700 4,929,045 29,791
February 2021 4,464,200 13,000 4,899,254 45,477
January 2021 4,451,200 1,400 4,853,777 24,588
December 2020 4,449,800 23,700 4,829,189 -2,051