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Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Brunswick rose 0.1 percentage points in August 2021 to 2.7%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.8 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Brunswick peaked in April 2020 at 15.8% and is now 13.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 2.6% in July 2021, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.1 percentage points. You can also compare Brunswick unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.2% -0.2 -3.2
Georgia 3.5% -0.2 -3.5
Brunswick 2.7% +0.1 -3.5
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with August 2021 data as September 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 7,793. There are now 6,395 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 1,357 in July 2021, the number of unemployed has now grown by 41. Brunswick employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Brunswick, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Brunswick 1,398 +41 -1,704

Number of Unemployed Persons

Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployed
September
2021
4.8%
August
2021
5.2% 3.5% 2.7% 1,398
July
2021
5.4% 3.7% 2.6% 1,357
June
2021
5.9% 4.0% 4.0% 2,118
May
2021
5.8% 4.1% 4.1% 2,152
April
2021
6.1% 4.3% 4.0% 2,119
March
2021
6.0% 4.5% 4.0% 2,094
February
2021
6.2% 4.8% 4.0% 2,080
January
2021
6.3% 5.1% 4.0% 2,032
December
2020
6.7% 5.3% 4.9% 2,568
November
2020
6.7% 5.6% 5.1% 2,665
October
2020
6.9% 5.9% 5.3% 2,780

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.