Department of Numbers

Georgia Job Growth

There were 4,515,300 jobs in Georgia in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,872,633 employed persons for the month. Georgia added 20,900 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 12,759 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Georgia job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 4,515,300 +20,900 -123,400
CPS 4,872,633 +12,759 -105,099

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 4,652,100. Since then 136,800 jobs have been lost in Georgia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,120,500 in April 2020, Georgia has gained 394,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in Georgia reached a maximum of 4,995,200 in February 2020. 122,567 jobs have been lost in Georgia since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 4,279,924, Georgia has added 592,709 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 4,515,300 20,900 4,872,633 12,759
October 2020 4,494,400 25,900 4,859,874 227,212
September 2020 4,468,500 27,300 4,632,662 -11,314
August 2020 4,441,200 29,900 4,643,976 30,816
July 2020 4,411,300 39,900 4,613,160 57,311
June 2020 4,371,400 151,300 4,555,849 123,717
May 2020 4,220,100 99,600 4,432,132 152,208
April 2020 4,120,500 -498,100 4,279,924 -637,830
March 2020 4,618,600 -33,500 4,917,754 -77,446
February 2020 4,652,100 800 4,995,200 7,195
January 2020 4,651,300 11,200 4,988,005 12,069
December 2019 4,640,100 1,400 4,975,936 -1,796