For the week of November 21, new unemployment claims in Georgia were 62.30% lower than in the previous week, despite high inflation and the threat of a recession, according to WalletHub’s updated rankings for the States Where Unemployment Claims Are Decreasing the Most. Along with this report, WalletHub also released accompanying videos and audio files.
- Weekly unemployment claims in Georgia decreased by 62.30% compared to the previous week. This was the 2nd biggest decrease in the U.S.
- Weekly unemployment claims in Georgia were 14.67% higher than in the same week last year. This was the 16th biggest increase in the U.S.
- Weekly unemployment claims in Georgia were 49.71% lower than in the same week pre-pandemic (2019). This was the 5th biggest decrease in the U.S.
- Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims per 100,000 People in Labor Force in Georgia: 55