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Warner Robins, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Warner Robins rose 0.3 percentage points in October 2018 to 3.8%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 0.2 percentage points higher than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Warner Robins peaked in November 2010 at 9.5% and is now 5.7 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.5% in September 2018, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.3 percentage points. You can also compare Warner Robins unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.7% 0.0 -0.4
Georgia 3.6% -0.1 -0.9
Warner Robins 3.8% +0.3 -0.9
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with October 2018 data as November 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 November 2010 at 7,987. There are now 4,692 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 3,028 in September 2018, the number of unemployed has now grown by 267.

Unemployed Persons October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
Warner Robins 3,295 +267 -740

Number of Unemployed Persons

Warner Robins, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Warner Robins
Unemployment Rate
Warner Robins
Unemployed
November
2018
3.7%
October
2018
3.7% 3.6% 3.8% 3,295
September
2018
3.7% 3.7% 3.5% 3,028
August
2018
3.9% 3.8% 3.7% 3,190
July
2018
3.9% 3.9% 3.8% 3,276
June
2018
4.0% 4.1% 4.0% 3,448
May
2018
3.8% 4.2% 4.0% 3,445
April
2018
3.9% 4.3% 4.3% 3,706
March
2018
4.1% 4.4% 4.4% 3,833
February
2018
4.1% 4.4% 4.6% 3,958
January
2018
4.1% 4.5% 4.7% 4,031
December
2017
4.1% 4.5% 4.6% 3,908

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.