Georgia Job Growth
There were 4,595,500 jobs in Georgia in May 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,910,566 employed persons for the month. Georgia added 2,600 jobs in May 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 3,246 (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 2019 for Georgia at 4,602,600. Since then 7,100 jobs have been lost in Georgia according to the employer survey. From a trough of 4,592,900 in April 2019, Georgia has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Georgia reached a maximum of 4,925,388 in January 2019. 14,822 jobs have been lost in Georgia since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Georgia Employment History