What can data from the Small Business Pulse survey tell us about how Atlanta's businesses fared and what they expect in the near future? This blog post explores a few findings from the final data from the Small Business Pulse Survey.
To wind up Older Americans Month, we take a look at results for the senior cohorts from the 2020 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey. Focal areas are: the biggest problem for the region, COVID-19 impacts, race relations, and police reform.
150 years ago, Atlanta's washerwomen launched a strike against unsafe working conditions. Today, the housekeeping sector remains female-dominated and underpaid, with workers facing renewed health concerns.
Introducing a new dashboard that visualizes change (total and by race/ ethnicity) over the last 20 years for regional and county 65+ and 75+ populations.
What has the magnitude of COVID-19 hospitalization and loss looked like in the Atlanta area? This post considers cases, hospitalizations and deaths from the inception of COVID-19 in Georgia through April 2021 and compares the numbers to the 10-county's 2019 population.
The first data is out (finally) from the 2020 Census! Apportionment data and overall State resident counts have now been released. Data for Georgia reveal slow but steady growth, yielding no change in Congressional Representation but giving us the 8th state rank in population (up from 9th in 2010).
Taking a closer look at ways in which data from Metro Atlanta Speaks and other survey sources reveal the economic damage of the pandemic while finally indicating signs of at least an overall recovery.
Explore our new occupation demand and supply data dashboard, which focuses on the economic health and workforce characteristics of the ARC WorkSource Plan's five target occupation clusters.
One area where Atlanta does see gender parity? Rates of higher educational attainment. In fact, women have outpaced men in attaining bachelor's and graduate degrees since 1970.
A look at non-pandemic differences in men's and women's labor force participation by age grouping, with a look at long-term career and earnings implications.