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Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Brunswick fell 0.1 percentage points in September 2022 to 2.7%. 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 April 2020 at 15.3% and is now 12.6 percentage points lower. You can also compare Brunswick unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Georgia 2.8% 0.0 -0.7
Brunswick 2.7% -0.1 -0.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2022 data as October 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 7,485. There are now 6,045 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. Brunswick employment and jobs data (including jobs lost/gained in Brunswick, Georgia) is also available.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Brunswick 1,440 -34 -291

Number of Unemployed Persons

Brunswick, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployment Rate
Brunswick
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 2.8% 2.7% 1,440
August
2022
3.7% 2.8% 2.8% 1,474
July
2022
3.5% 2.8% 2.8% 1,486
June
2022
3.6% 2.9% 2.9% 1,565
May
2022
3.6% 3.0% 3.0% 1,601
April
2022
3.6% 3.1% 3.0% 1,612
March
2022
3.6% 3.1% 3.1% 1,647
February
2022
3.8% 3.2% 3.1% 1,621
January
2022
4.0% 3.2% 3.1% 1,634
December
2021
3.9% 3.3% 3.2% 1,684
November
2021
4.2% 3.3% 3.2% 1,674

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.