Total Labor Force (2018)

5,115,538

Total Population

10,519,475

Population Rank Among States

8th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$12,304

Rank Among States

37th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

3.9%

Rank Among States

26th (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Atlanta Regional Workforce Development Board

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Central Savannah River Area Workforce Investment Board

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City of Atlanta Workforce Development Board

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Coastal Workforce Development Board

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DeKalb County Workforce Development Board

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East Central Georgia Workforce Development Board

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Fulton County Workforce Development Board

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Georgia Mountains Workforce Development Board

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Heart of GA Altamaha Workforce Development Board

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Lower Chattahooche Workforce Development Board

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Middle Flint Workforce Development Board

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Middle Georgia Workforce Development Board, Inc. – Area 11.

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Northeast Georgia Workforce Development Board

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Northwest Georgia Workforce Development Board

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Southern Georgia Workforce Development Board

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Three Rivers Workforce Development Board

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WorkSource Southwest Georgia, Workforce Development Board – 17

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WIOA Funding

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Georgia National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
1.9%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
2.7%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
3.9%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
34.3%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
63.1%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (14.0% Georgia | 12.0% National)
14%
12%
High school (28.0% Georgia | 27.1% National)
28%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (28.0% Georgia | 28.9% National)
28%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (30.0% Georgia | 32.0% National)
30%
32%

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