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Warner Robins, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Warner Robins fell 1.2 percentage points in July 2021 to 2.6%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.1 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Warner Robins peaked in April 2020 at 10.3% and is now 7.7 percentage points lower. You can also compare Warner Robins unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 5.4% -0.5 -4.8
Georgia 3.7% -0.3 -3.9
Warner Robins 2.6% -1.2 -3.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with July 2021 data as August 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 8,614. There are now 6,356 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Warner Robins 2,258 -1,150 -2,515

Number of Unemployed Persons

Warner Robins, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Warner Robins
Unemployment Rate
Warner Robins
Unemployed
August
2021
5.2%
July
2021
5.4% 3.7% 2.6% 2,258
June
2021
5.9% 4.0% 3.8% 3,408
May
2021
5.8% 4.1% 3.8% 3,382
April
2021
6.1% 4.3% 3.9% 3,391
March
2021
6.0% 4.5% 3.9% 3,393
February
2021
6.2% 4.8% 3.9% 3,399
January
2021
6.3% 5.1% 3.9% 3,397
December
2020
6.7% 5.3% 5.1% 4,481
November
2020
6.7% 5.6% 4.4% 3,855
October
2020
6.9% 5.9% 4.6% 3,998
September
2020
7.8% 6.5% 5.0% 4,171

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.