Georgia loses jobs in March, gov’t says

Georgia economy in March 

Number of jobs: -7,400

Unemployment rate: 4.4 percent, unchanged

Number of unemployed: 226,020

Growing sectors: logistics, healthcare

Shrinking sectors: corporate, technology, hospitality


Georgia jobs perspective

Unemployment rate: 4.4 percent

Highest unemployment rate in March: 10.6 percent, 2010

Lowest unemployment rate in March: 3.6 percent, 2001

Unemployed, looking for work: 226,000

Unemployed, more than six months: 64,400

Source: Georgia Department of Labor