Department of Numbers

Georgia Job Growth

There were 4,601,000 jobs in Georgia in December 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,962,612 employed persons for the month. Georgia added 16,700 jobs in December 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 3,058 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Georgia job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey December 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 4,601,000 +16,700 +113,800
CPS 4,962,612 -3,058 +99,340

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 in December 2018 for Georgia is at a new high of 4,601,000.

CPS employment in Georgia reached a maximum of 4,967,882 in October 2018. 5,270 jobs have been lost in Georgia since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2018

Georgia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2018 4,601,000 16,700 4,962,612 -3,058
November 2018 4,584,300 7,600 4,965,670 -2,212
October 2018 4,576,700 3,300 4,967,882 1,004
September 2018 4,573,400 18,500 4,966,878 2,213
August 2018 4,554,900 13,700 4,964,665 6,245
July 2018 4,541,200 10,000 4,958,420 13,934
June 2018 4,531,200 12,100 4,944,486 15,089
May 2018 4,519,100 10,900 4,929,397 13,708
April 2018 4,508,200 4,300 4,915,689 13,145
March 2018 4,503,900 -4,800 4,902,544 14,784
February 2018 4,508,700 12,300 4,887,760 15,283
January 2018 4,496,400 9,200 4,872,477 9,205