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Warner Robins, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Warner Robins fell 3.1 percentage points in May 2020 to 7.4%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 2.0 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Warner Robins peaked in April 2020 at 10.5% and is now 3.1 percentage points lower. You can also compare Warner Robins unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 13.3% -1.4 +9.7
Georgia 9.4% -3.2 +5.8
Warner Robins 7.4% -3.1 +3.8
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with May 2020 data as June metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Warner Robins, Georgia, National

Warner Robins, Georgia monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Warner Robins, Georgia Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Warner Robins peaked in April 2020 at 8,383. There are now 2,440 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Warner Robins 5,943 -2,440 +2,811

Number of Unemployed Persons

Warner Robins, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Warner Robins
Unemployment Rate
Warner Robins
Unemployed
June
2020
11.1% 7.6%
May
2020
13.3% 9.4% 7.4% 5,943
April
2020
14.7% 12.6% 10.5% 8,383
March
2020
4.4% 4.6% 4.2% 3,638
February
2020
3.5% 3.1% 3.1% 2,664
January
2020
3.6% 3.1% 3.0% 2,615
December
2019
3.5% 3.1% 2.9% 2,471
November
2019
3.5% 3.1% 2.9% 2,551
October
2019
3.6% 3.2% 3.1% 2,650
September
2019
3.5% 3.2% 3.2% 2,762
August
2019
3.7% 3.3% 3.3% 2,875
July
2019
3.7% 3.4% 3.5% 2,979

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.