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The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) collects, analyzes, and publishes a wide array of information about the state’s labor market. This information provides a snapshot of Georgia’s economy, job market, businesses, and its workforce. Data on jobs and workers, including labor force, employment and unemployment, industrial growth, occupational trends, and wage rates, are increasingly important to remaining competitive in the global marketplace.

Industries are defined by the goods and services they provide and are comprised of many different places of work, called establishments. Each industry has a unique combination of occupations, production techniques, inputs and outputs, and business characteristics. Many aspects of labor market information can be classified into industries. Industry specific information can show expected employment levels, the distribution and growth of jobs, and average wages.

Industry Outlook
Statewide and local area ten-year industry forecast including growing and declining industries and rate of growth and decline.

Industry Focus
Detailed industry information including the top industries for a local area and its workers, how a particular industry ranks among top industries, and characteristics of workers in a specific industry.
Resources for Industry Data
Georgia Employment and Wages
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) for the average number of establishments, monthly employment, and weekly wages for major industries. (PDF)
How Industries are Classified (NAICS)
Learn more about the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), which is the standardized system for collecting and analyzing data by industries. (PDF)
Business Employment Dynamics (BED)
Quarterly statewide private level data on gross job gains, gross job losses, number of establishments gaining and losing employment, and net change in number of establishments.
Georgia Department of Economic Development
Access economic development information including resources for business expansion and relocation, small business operations, and technology and biotech development.
Nonagricultural Employment
Current Employment Statistics (CES), statewide and by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), including preliminary and revised industry figures. (PDF)
Current Publications
Connect to a variety of publications on such topics as labor force, unemployment insurance, occupations, and industries.
U. S. Department of Commerce,Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
Link to information on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and its interaction with industries. Access other economic activity factors including personal income.
FedStats
Access official statistics collected and published by more than 100 federal agencies. Link to data on the economy, population, foreign trade, energy use, and more.
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Link to the agency responsible for labor economics information and statistics including wages, working conditions, productivity, inflation, spending, and the consumer price index.
Labor Market Information for Other States
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Area Labor Profiles
View comprehensive information, including industry mix, income, and occupational profiles, for each of Georgia's 159 counties and surrounding areas.
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