Alabama



News Releases:

Dec
01

Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alabama – 2015

Over 38,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported among Alabama private industry employers in 2015, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.0 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers.

Nov
17

Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched up 0.1 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
18

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Alabama Economy at a Glance:

Alabama
Data Series Back
Data
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016
Aug
2016
Sept
2016
Oct
2016

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,182.3 2,175.3 2,162.5 2,156.8 2,165.6 (p)2,182.4

Employment(1)

2,050.2 2,045.0 2,039.4 2,040.5 2,048.5 (p)2,058.5

Unemployment(1)

132.0 130.3 123.0 116.3 117.1 (p)123.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.0 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.4 (p)5.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,962.7 1,963.0 1,965.9 1,974.0 1,968.0 (p)1,974.6

12-month % change

0.9 0.9 0.9 1.1 0.9 (p)1.2

Mining and Logging(3)

10.0 9.9 10.2 10.2 10.0 (p)10.4

12-month % change

-10.7 -11.6 -7.3 -7.3 -6.5 (p)-4.6

Construction(3)

79.9 79.3 78.5 77.8 77.8 (p)78.7

12-month % change

-1.1 -2.2 -3.0 -4.1 -4.2 (p)-3.2

Manufacturing(4)

260.1 261.9 261.7 263.5 263.3 (p)263.9

12-month % change

1.0 1.4 1.3 1.9 1.8 (p)2.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

382.5 380.9 381.7 381.7 384.4 (p)386.4

12-month % change

1.3 0.8 0.9 0.8 1.5 (p)2.0

Information(3)

21.0 21.7 21.3 21.4 21.4 (p)21.3

12-month % change

-4.5 1.4 -0.9 0.5 0.9 (p)1.4

Financial Activities(3)

99.2 98.9 98.6 99.4 98.8 (p)100.3

12-month % change

4.1 3.7 3.0 3.9 3.3 (p)5.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

232.3 231.4 229.8 231.8 229.6 (p)229.7

12-month % change

2.1 1.9 1.4 1.7 0.6 (p)0.2

Education & Health Services(3)

231.5 230.5 231.3 234.1 231.5 (p)232.0

12-month % change

2.2 1.5 1.6 2.5 1.7 (p)1.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

190.4 191.1 193.4 192.9 190.2 (p)189.7

12-month % change

0.8 1.4 2.1 1.7 0.4 (p)-0.8

Other Services(3)

81.6 82.1 82.0 82.8 82.0 (p)80.8

12-month % change

1.1 2.0 2.1 3.0 1.6 (p)-0.1

Government(3)

374.2 375.3 377.4 378.4 379.0 (p)381.4

12-month % change

-1.0 -0.8 -0.4 -0.4 0.0 (p)1.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Birmingham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2016
Huntsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2016
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2016
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2016
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Huntsville—May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mobile — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Fatal Work Injuries in Alabama – 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Dec 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama – 2015 Unemployment News Release Mar 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Birmingham-Hoover — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Union Members in Alabama – 2015 Employment News Release Feb 2016
Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2016
County Employment and Wages in Alabama – Second Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2016
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2016
Mobile Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2016
Montgomery Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alabama – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Montgomery — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Mechanical Occupations in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015