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METRO ATLANTA LABOR STATISTICS

Employment data for metropolitan Atlanta. Total labor force, total employed, and percent unemployed for the Atlanta MSA and individual metropolitan counties.

Preliminary estimates for November, 2012.

Atlanta MSA Georgia United States
Civilian Labor Force 2,747,553 4,805,897 154,953,000
Employed 2,526,899 4,405,995 143,549,000
Unemployed 220,654 399,902 11,404,000
Rate 8.0 8.3 7.4


METRO COUNTY LABOR FORCE ESTIMATES

UNEMPLOYMENT
Labor Force Employment Number Rate
Barrow 35,086 32,496 2,590 7.4
Bartow 49,730 45,616 4,114 8.3
Butts 10,433 9,291 1,142 10.9
Carroll 52,948 48,506 4,442 8.4
Cherokee 114,906 107,512 7,394 6.4
Clayton 132,122 118,652 13,470 10.2
Cobb 379,715 352,152 27,563 7.3
Coweta 64,090 59,471 4,619 7.2
Dawson 11,561 10,773 788 6.8
DeKalb 373,131 341,145 31,986 8.6
Douglas 69,551 63,726 5,825 8.4
Fayette 53,789 50,124 3,665 6.8
Forsyth 92,984 87,272 5,712 6.1
Fulton 459,379 418,593 40,786 8.9
Gwinnett 437,810 406,711 31,099 7.1
Haralson 12,967 11,919 1,048 8.1
Heard 5,137 4,691 446 8.7
Henry 107,635 98,501 9,134 8.5
Jasper 6,607 6,044 563 8.5
Lamar 8,790 7,880 910 10.4
Meriwether 9,360 8,446 914 9.8
Newton 48,983 44,391 4,592 9.4
Paulding 73,864 68,292 5,572 7.5
Pickens 14,757 13,644 1,113 7.5
Pike 8,568 7,787 781 9.1
Rockdale 42,525 38,606 3,919 9.2
Spalding 29,622 26,367 3,255 11.0
Walton 41,503 38,290 3,213 7.7

Employment includes nonagricultural wage and salary employment, self-employment, unpaid family and private household workers and agricultural workers. Persons in labor disputes are counted as employed.

SOURCE: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Information & Analysis