Georgia



News Releases:

Feb
22

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Georgia – 2016

In 2016, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 10.5 percent in Georgia, not significantly different from the 9.6-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
15

Average Energy Prices, Atlanta – January 2017

Gasoline prices averaged $2.251 a gallon in the Atlanta area in January 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Georgia Economy at a Glance:

Georgia
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2016
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2016
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2016
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2016

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

4,881.0 4,892.8 4,918.2 4,949.6 4,971.4 (p)4,993.9

Employment(1)

4,638.5 4,651.1 4,669.7 4,691.5 4,707.5 (p)4,723.0

Unemployment(1)

242.5 241.7 248.5 258.0 264.0 (p)270.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.0 4.9 5.1 5.2 5.3 (p)5.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

4,379.7 4,385.3 4,403.6 4,413.0 4,427.5 (p)4,433.4

12-month % change

2.6 2.4 2.8 2.3 2.4 (p)2.4

Mining and Logging(3)

8.5 8.6 8.6 8.6 8.7 (p)8.9

12-month % change

-6.6 -5.5 -5.5 -5.5 -3.3 (p)-1.1

Construction(3)

179.5 176.1 177.5 177.9 179.7 (p)178.9

12-month % change

7.9 5.8 6.4 5.8 5.6 (p)3.8

Manufacturing(3)

386.9 384.0 384.5 384.6 387.3 (p)387.0

12-month % change

2.1 1.2 1.2 0.3 0.5 (p)0.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

931.4 937.8 937.5 937.0 936.2 (p)939.6

12-month % change

2.8 3.2 2.8 2.3 2.0 (p)2.4

Information(3)

103.1 102.6 103.3 104.9 103.1 (p)101.9

12-month % change

-7.2 -4.8 -2.5 -0.4 -1.4 (p)-1.8

Financial Activities(3)

240.1 240.5 242.7 244.6 244.4 (p)242.2

12-month % change

2.0 2.2 3.0 2.7 2.6 (p)2.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

667.0 664.7 671.9 678.3 684.4 (p)689.8

12-month % change

4.6 3.4 4.2 4.0 4.5 (p)4.8

Education & Health Services(3)

555.7 556.0 555.1 555.4 558.0 (p)557.7

12-month % change

2.8 2.5 2.3 2.0 2.2 (p)2.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

468.3 474.8 477.9 476.0 478.4 (p)478.0

12-month % change

4.3 5.2 5.4 4.0 4.3 (p)4.0

Other Services(3)

156.3 154.7 156.1 155.3 155.4 (p)155.5

12-month % change

0.0 -1.2 -0.4 -1.3 -1.5 (p)-2.1

Government(3)

682.9 685.5 688.5 690.4 691.9 (p)693.9

12-month % change

0.4 0.3 1.6 1.3 1.5 (p)1.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) 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 Feb 2017
Savannah Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2017
Atlanta Area Employment – November 2016 Employment News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Savannah — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Average Energy Prices, Atlanta – January 2017 Average energy prices News Release Feb 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Georgia – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Consumer Price Index, Atlanta – December 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2017
County Employment and Wages in Georgia – Fourth Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 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 Feb 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Atlanta Metropolitan Area: 2014 – 15 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2016
Changing Compensation Costs in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area – December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in Georgia – 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Dec 2015
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 Feb 2017
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 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