Georgia Job Growth
There were 4,200,100 jobs in Georgia in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,424,801 employed persons for the month. Georgia added 79,600 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 144,877 (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 4,652,100. Since then 452,000 jobs have been lost in Georgia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,120,500 in April 2020, Georgia has gained 79,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Georgia reached a maximum of 4,995,200 in February 2020. 570,399 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 144,877 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Georgia Employment History