Georgia’s Job Recovery Picking Up Steam, But Not Fast Enough for Struggling Families
Though still not firing on all cylinders, Georgia’s economy has created jobs at a comparatively strong pace over the past few months, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Georgia’s rate of job growth has exceeded the national average over the past 12 months, and only 10states have grown faster over the past six months. But the state’s economy has regained only about a third of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession, and Georgia families are still feeling the lingering impacts of that crisis. Download the fact sheet.