Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Ga. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

2,351.0 2,366.4 2,375.6 2,396.7 2,405.8 2,402.6 2,397.3 2,419.2 2,416.7 2,431.3 2,446.8 2,449.3 2,404.9

2014

2,410.9 2,409.6 2,426.3 2,445.5 2,464.9 (P) 2,460.9              

Mining & Logging

 

2013

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

2014

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 (P) 1.2              

Construction

 

2013

85.6 86.8 88.3 88.6 90.5 91.8 93.5 94.3 94.6 95.5 96.3 95.3 91.8

2014

92.6 93.4 94.0 95.8 97.6 (P) 97.4              

Manufacturing

 

2013

148.9 148.9 149.1 148.4 148.8 149.1 149.3 149.3 149.6 151.2 150.8 151.0 149.5

2014

149.4 149.8 150.0 150.0 151.3 (P) 152.9              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

527.6 526.1 526.0 529.7 532.3 532.7 536.3 538.2 536.3 541.1 549.6 555.4 535.9

2014

542.5 538.7 541.5 543.3 546.3 (P) 548.5              

Information

 

2013

83.1 84.1 84.1 84.4 84.8 84.3 84.8 85.2 84.9 84.6 85.2 85.0 84.5

2014

84.8 84.6 84.7 85.0 85.5 (P) 86.9              

Financial Activities

 

2013

153.1 153.7 154.2 155.3 155.9 156.4 157.3 157.9 157.0 158.2 158.2 159.0 156.4

2014

156.8 155.6 155.5 156.5 158.6 (P) 159.7              

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

419.7 426.7 428.5 432.7 433.2 436.5 436.1 439.8 439.5 440.7 442.2 441.9 434.8

2014

433.9 435.3 441.2 446.4 452.2 (P) 453.2              

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

289.4 292.1 292.7 294.9 295.2 290.8 289.1 294.5 295.4 298.6 299.8 299.3 294.3

2014

296.5 298.0 298.4 299.5 299.9 (P) 292.8              

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

231.0 232.8 237.2 244.8 249.1 251.2 252.2 252.9 247.9 248.4 249.8 249.5 245.6

2014

243.7 241.5 247.8 253.8 259.4 (P) 263.0              

Other Services

 

2013

92.1 92.5 92.3 93.5 93.9 94.2 94.3 94.2 93.7 93.9 93.8 92.6 93.4

2014

92.1 92.5 92.2 92.8 93.5 (P) 91.8              

Government

 

2013

319.4 321.6 322.1 323.2 320.9 314.4 303.2 311.7 316.6 317.9 319.9 319.1 317.5

2014

317.4 319.0 319.8 321.2 319.4 (P) 313.5              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Ga. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

(1) 2,723,031 (1) 2,716,681 (1) 2,715,493 (1) 2,714,793 (1) 2,734,918 (1) 2,740,687 (1) 2,749,460 (1) 2,725,112 (1) 2,722,511 (1) 2,711,858 (1) 2,728,510 (1) 2,730,875 (1) 2,726,160

2014

2,733,295 2,721,498 2,735,070 2,728,393 (P) 2,752,814                

Employment

 

2013

(1) 2,482,457 (1) 2,487,338 (1) 2,498,046 (1) 2,506,381 (1) 2,517,071 (1) 2,505,970 (1) 2,520,665 (1) 2,511,081 (1) 2,516,622 (1) 2,504,497 (1) 2,537,646 (1) 2,543,811 (1) 2,510,965

2014

2,538,483 2,533,998 2,549,384 2,550,128 (P) 2,553,014                

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 240,574 (1) 229,343 (1) 217,447 (1) 208,412 (1) 217,847 (1) 234,717 (1) 228,795 (1) 214,031 (1) 205,889 (1) 207,361 (1) 190,864 (1) 187,064 (1) 215,195

2014

194,812 187,500 185,686 178,265 (P) 199,800                

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.8 (1) 8.4 (1) 8.0 (1) 7.7 (1) 8.0 (1) 8.6 (1) 8.3 (1) 7.9 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.6 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.8 (1) 7.9

2014

7.1 6.9 6.8 6.5 (P) 7.3                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary