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Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Brunswick fell 0.0 percentage points in February 2021 to 4.3%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.5 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Brunswick peaked in April 2020 at 16.6% and is now 12.3 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.1% in October 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.2 percentage points. You can also compare Brunswick unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.2% -0.1 +2.7
Georgia 4.8% -0.3 +1.3
Brunswick 4.3% 0.0 +1.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with February 2021 data as March metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Brunswick, Georgia, National

Brunswick, Georgia monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Brunswick, Georgia Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Brunswick peaked in April 2020 at 7,710. There are now 5,454 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,970 in October 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 286. Brunswick employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Brunswick, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Brunswick 2,256 -11 +585

Number of Unemployed Persons

Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 4.8% 4.3% 2,256
January
2021
6.3% 5.1% 4.3% 2,267
December
2020
6.7% 5.3% 5.6% 2,683
November
2020
6.7% 5.6% 5.5% 2,641
October
2020
6.9% 5.9% 4.1% 1,970
September
2020
7.8% 6.5% 5.7% 2,646
August
2020
8.4% 7.0% 5.6% 2,573
July
2020
10.2% 7.6% 7.5% 3,466
June
2020
11.1% 8.4% 7.6% 3,443
May
2020
13.3% 9.4% 10.9% 4,997
April
2020
14.8% 12.5% 16.6% 7,710

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.