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State of Georgia Demographics
Located in the southeastern region of the United States, Georgia stakes claim to the busiest airport in the world: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Atlanta, Georgia’s largest city, is also the largest contributor to the state’s economy.
Based on 2013 statistics, the government and government enterprise sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by retail trade; health care and social assistance; administrative and waste services; and accommodation and food services, respectively. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)
The latest employment scorecard for the State of Georgia for August 2016 to August 2017 is listed below, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Georgia’s labor force grew at a healthy 2.32 percent year over year pace. Georgia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent, and its labor force increased 0.6 percent to a good 63.1 percent. You can view what jobs are available in Georgia, as well as which sectors of the economy are growing most quickly, on our Job Listings page.
View more Georgia demographics, largest cities and counties, news sources, investor relations sites, and a directory to the individual page for each city and county in the State of Georgia below. More employment information for the State of Georgia and each of the state’s metropolitan areas in our Employment Database. This database includes 10-years rolling data on the unemployment rate and total labor force for all 50 states, the United States, and every metropolitan area in the country, including comparative analysis relating metropolitan areas to their main state and the nation.
Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)
16.55% increase since 2000 census.
Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in Georgia
Directory of Counties in Georgia
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