Georgia



News Releases:

May
16

Occupational Employment and Wages in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell – May 2016

Workers in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.38 in May 2016, about 2 percent above the nationwide average of $23.86.

May
12

Consumer Price Index, Atlanta – April 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Atlanta rose 0.6 percent over the March-April pricing period.

May
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Georgia Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)4,973.9 (2)4,982.7 4,998.3 5,010.7 5,020.6 (p)5,031.1

Employment(1)

(2)4,701.7 (2)4,708.8 4,722.3 4,743.6 4,763.3 (p)4,778.5

Unemployment(1)

(2)272.3 (2)273.9 276.1 267.1 257.3 (p)252.6

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.5 (2)5.5 5.5 5.3 5.1 (p)5.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

4,428.1 4,435.7 4,440.2 4,456.6 4,469.5 (p)4,466.7

12-month % change

2.9 2.7 2.6 2.7 3.1 (p)2.6

Mining and Logging(4)

9.6 9.8 9.9 10.2 10.1 (p)10.2

12-month % change

6.7 7.7 6.5 9.7 7.4 (p)8.5

Construction(4)

178.3 178.0 179.0 179.7 183.9 (p)180.9

12-month % change

5.1 3.7 4.2 4.2 6.2 (p)3.8

Manufacturing(4)

391.8 390.9 391.8 388.8 387.6 (p)389.8

12-month % change

2.3 1.7 1.7 0.7 0.3 (p)0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

929.6 933.9 939.2 939.8 942.9 (p)940.3

12-month % change

1.5 1.8 2.2 2.0 2.2 (p)1.8

Information(4)

111.2 111.2 109.4 112.3 113.4 (p)115.2

12-month % change

-2.2 -2.4 -1.4 -0.1 2.3 (p)3.4

Financial Activities(4)

241.5 240.1 244.0 245.4 247.1 (p)247.1

12-month % change

2.7 1.9 3.3 3.9 4.4 (p)4.2

Professional & Business Services(4)

668.8 671.1 662.4 671.7 676.5 (p)675.3

12-month % change

4.8 4.5 2.8 4.2 4.9 (p)4.5

Education & Health Services(4)

568.5 569.7 569.1 573.1 573.7 (p)573.1

12-month % change

3.6 3.5 2.9 3.2 3.1 (p)2.7

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

479.5 481.6 485.4 485.4 486.0 (p)483.6

12-month % change

5.2 5.2 5.6 5.3 5.5 (p)4.2

Other Services(4)

157.2 158.3 156.9 156.7 156.4 (p)158.0

12-month % change

0.8 1.0 0.1 -0.1 -0.4 (p)0.4

Government(4)

692.1 691.1 693.1 693.5 691.9 (p)693.2

12-month % change

1.9 1.5 1.7 1.6 2.2 (p)1.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Atlanta Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2017
Savannah Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2017
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2017
Atlanta Area Employment – February 2017 Employment News Release Apr 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Savannah — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Average Energy Prices, Atlanta – March 2017 Average energy prices News Release Apr 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Georgia – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Consumer Price Index, Atlanta – April 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2017
County Employment and Wages in Georgia – Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2017
Women’s Earnings In Georgia – 2015 Pay News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Atlanta Metropolitan Area: 2014 – 15 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2016
Changing Compensation Costs in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area – March 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release May 2017
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Georgia – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2017
Georgia Export Highlights Industry price indexes Factsheet Jan 2015
Augusta, GA-SC, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2017
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2017
Employer-Reported Injuries and Illnesses in Georgia – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Augusta-Richmond County — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Mechanical Occupations in Georgia’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2015