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Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Brunswick fell 0.1 percentage points in July 2019 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. You can also compare Brunswick unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.2
Georgia 3.6% -0.1 -0.2
Brunswick 3.5% -0.1 -0.2
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2019 data as August 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 July 2011 at 5,721. There are now 3,853 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Brunswick employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Brunswick, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
Brunswick 1,868 -74 -119

Number of Unemployed Persons

Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployed
September
2019
3.5%
August
2019
3.7% 3.6%
July
2019
3.7% 3.6% 3.5% 1,868
June
2019
3.7% 3.7% 3.6% 1,942
May
2019
3.6% 3.8% 3.7% 1,996
April
2019
3.6% 3.8% 3.8% 2,022
March
2019
3.8% 3.9% 3.8% 2,057
February
2019
3.8% 3.9% 3.8% 2,049
January
2019
4.0% 3.8% 3.8% 2,030
December
2018
3.9% 3.7% 3.6% 1,957
November
2018
3.7% 3.7% 3.6% 1,952
October
2018
3.8% 3.7% 3.6% 1,941

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.