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Warner Robins, Georgia Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Warner Robins fell 0.8 percentage points in January 2021 to 4.1%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.0 percentage points lower than the Georgia rate. The unemployment rate in Warner Robins peaked in April 2020 at 10.5% and is now 6.4 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.8% in October 2020, 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 January 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
National 6.3% -0.4 +2.8
Georgia 5.1% -0.2 +1.8
Warner Robins 4.1% -0.8 +1.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with January 2021 data as February 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 4,770 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area. From a recent trough of 3,123 in October 2020, the number of unemployed has now grown by 490.

Unemployed Persons January 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
Warner Robins 3,613 -568 +998

Number of Unemployed Persons

Warner Robins, Georgia Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Georgia
Unemployment Rate
Warner Robins
Unemployment Rate
Warner Robins
Unemployed
March
2021
6.0%
February
2021
6.2% 4.8%
January
2021
6.3% 5.1% 4.1% 3,613
December
2020
6.7% 5.3% 4.9% 4,181
November
2020
6.7% 5.6% 4.9% 4,160
October
2020
6.9% 5.9% 3.8% 3,123
September
2020
7.8% 6.5% 5.1% 4,133
August
2020
8.4% 7.0% 4.6% 3,664
July
2020
10.2% 7.6% 6.0% 4,810
June
2020
11.1% 8.4% 6.0% 4,783
May
2020
13.3% 9.4% 7.1% 5,732
April
2020
14.8% 12.5% 10.5% 8,383

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.