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Georgia Job Gains/Losses

Metro Area

Job
Gains/Losses

Percent
Change

September
2011

September
2012

Gainesville
Athens

3,200
2,600

4.3%
3.1%

75,200
84,000

78,400
86,600

Brunswick
Savannah
Valdosta
Albany
Macon
Atlanta
Rome
Hinesville
Warner Robins
Augusta

1,100
3,600
1,100
1,200
1,600
31,400
400
100
200
-2,100

2.8%
2.4%
2.1%
2.0%
1.7%
1.4%
1.1%
0.5%
0.3%
-1.0%

38,900
150,300
51,300
58,800
95,700
2,304,300
37,000
19,700
58,700
208,200

40,000
153,900
52,400
60,000
97,300
2,335,700
37,400
19,800
58,900
206,100

Columbus
Dalton
STATEWIDE

-1,600
-2,900
61,800

-1.3%
-4.5%
1.6%

120,500
64,100
3,877,600

118,900
61,200
3,939,400

Source: Workforce Statistics & Economic Research


Georgia Department of Labor

Georgia Long-Term Unemployed


27 weeks and over

Month
Sep-12
Aug-12
Jul-12
Jun-12
May-12
Apr-12
Mar-12
Feb-12
Jan-12
Dec-12
Nov-12
Oct-12
Sep-12

*Total
Long-Term
Unemployed

Total
Unemployed

Percent
Long-Term
of Total
Unemployed

208,800
217,200
225,400
230,100
236,900
240,500
239,200
241,700
244,200
245,100
248,900
259,300
256,900

429,461
438,687
438,129
429,533
424,591
422,534
425,888
430,989
436,833
445,355
449,561
457,969
464,903

48.6%
49.5%
51.4%
53.6%
55.8%
56.9%
56.2%
56.1%
55.9%
55.0%
55.4%
56.6%
55.3%

* Data represents 12-month running average from Current Population Survey (CPS) unpublished data

Sources: Current Population Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics and


Workforce Statistics & Economic Research, Georgia Dept. of Labor

Georgia UI Initial Claims


Metro Area

Net
Change

Percent
Change

September
2011

September
2012

Albany
Dalton
Hinesville

-346
-867
-100

-35.3%
-34.7%
-34.1%

979
2,497
293

633
1,630
193

Macon
Columbus
Gainesville
Rome
Atlanta
Athens
Augusta
Savannah
Warner Robins

-358
-380
-241
-172
-4,863
-152
-303
-179
-59

-28.7%
-28.6%
-24.6%
-21.2%
-20.8%
-18.6%
-17.2%
-12.5%
-12.5%

1,247
1,329
981
811
23,413
818
1,757
1,435
471

889
949
740
639
18,550
666
1,454
1,256
412

Valdosta
Brunswick

-80
49

-12.1%
8.4%

660
580

580
629

STATEWIDE

-11,703

-22.8%

51,267

39,564

Source: Workforce Statistics & Economic Research


Georgia Department of Labor