Department of Numbers

Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Brunswick rose 1.4 percentage points in November 2020 to 5.5%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Brunswick peaked in April 2020 at 16.6% and is now 11.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 4.1% in October 2020, the unemployment rate has now grown by 1.4 percentage points. You can also compare Brunswick unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.7% -0.2 +3.1
Georgia 5.7% +1.2 +2.6
Brunswick 5.5% +1.4 +2.4
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with November 2020 data as December 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 5,067 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 673. Brunswick employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Brunswick, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Brunswick 2,643 +673 +997

Number of Unemployed Persons

Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployed
December
2020
6.7%
November
2020
6.7% 5.7% 5.5% 2,643
October
2020
6.9% 4.5% 4.1% 1,970
September
2020
7.8% 6.3% 5.7% 2,646
August
2020
8.4% 5.7% 5.6% 2,573
July
2020
10.2% 7.6% 7.5% 3,466
June
2020
11.1% 7.6% 7.6% 3,443
May
2020
13.3% 9.4% 10.9% 4,997
April
2020
14.8% 12.6% 16.6% 7,710
March
2020
4.4% 4.6% 4.3% 2,272
February
2020
3.5% 3.1% 3.2% 1,671
January
2020
3.5% 3.1% 3.1% 1,662

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.