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Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Brunswick rose 0.3 percentage points in October 2018 to 3.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.1 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Brunswick peaked in June 2011 at 11.0% and is now 7.5 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.2% in September 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.3 percentage points. You can also compare Brunswick unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.4
Georgia 3.6% -0.1 -0.9
Brunswick 3.5% +0.3 -1.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with October 2018 data as November 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 August 2011 at 5,724. There are now 3,867 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,729 in September 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 128. Brunswick employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Brunswick, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Brunswick 1,857 +128 -587

Number of Unemployed Persons

Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployed
November
2018
3.7%
October
2018
3.7% 3.6% 3.5% 1,857
September
2018
3.7% 3.7% 3.2% 1,729
August
2018
3.9% 3.8% 3.4% 1,851
July
2018
3.9% 3.9% 3.5% 1,876
June
2018
4.0% 4.1% 3.7% 1,978
May
2018
3.8% 4.2% 3.7% 1,986
April
2018
3.9% 4.3% 4.0% 2,155
March
2018
4.1% 4.4% 4.2% 2,281
February
2018
4.1% 4.4% 4.3% 2,302
January
2018
4.1% 4.5% 4.3% 2,279
December
2017
4.1% 4.5% 4.4% 2,358

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.