Mark Butler, Georgia’s Labor Commissioner, has announced that the number of employed Georgians and the state’s labor force reached an all-time high in February. Statistics from the state Department of Labor also revealed that the unemployment rate remained at a record low for the fourth month in a row.
Georgia’s unemployment rate stayed at 3.1 percent last month to equal an all-time low. That rate was down from 3.7 percent in February of 2019.
Jobs decreased slightly by 1,000, but rose over the year by 48,800 to reach a total of 4,650,300.
Initial unemployment claims declined by 51 percent over the month but rose by one percent over the year.
Connect with the Georgia Department of Labor online for more labor market data and information about services for jobseekers at www.dol.georgia.gov.