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Economy at a Glance
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Anchorage, AK

Anchorage, AK
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Data
Mar
2021
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2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

195.8 197.7 198.5 197.0 195.4 (p)193.5

Employment(1)

182.0 184.4 186.3 184.5 184.1 (p)183.9

Unemployment(1)

13.8 13.2 12.1 12.4 11.3 (p)9.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

7.1 6.7 6.1 6.3 5.8 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

161.4 162.9 166.8 169.5 170.5 (p)169.5

12-month % change

-6.2 8.7 6.3 5.0 4.5 (p)3.9

Mining and Logging(3)

2.2 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 (p)2.2

12-month % change

-12.0 -12.5 -4.3 -4.3 -31.3 (p)-18.5

Construction(3)

9.2 9.5 10.2 11.4 11.7 (p)11.6

12-month % change

4.5 18.8 3.0 4.6 5.4 (p)3.6

Manufacturing(3)

1.8 1.9 2.1 2.4 2.6 (p)2.5

12-month % change

-14.3 5.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)4.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

34.7 34.9 35.9 36.7 37.3 (p)36.8

12-month % change

-4.1 5.8 8.1 7.6 8.1 (p)5.4

Information(3)

3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 (p)3.3

12-month % change

-2.9 3.0 -2.9 0.0 0.0 (p)-2.9

Financial Activities(3)

7.4 7.4 7.5 7.7 7.8 (p)7.7

12-month % change

-5.1 -1.3 -1.3 1.3 1.3 (p)1.3

Professional and Business Services(3)

17.5 17.6 18.3 19.0 19.5 (p)19.1

12-month % change

-6.9 3.5 2.8 6.1 7.1 (p)4.9

Education and Health Services(3)

31.4 31.3 31.4 31.4 31.6 (p)31.4

12-month % change

-1.9 11.4 6.4 3.6 3.9 (p)2.3

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

14.4 14.9 16.4 17.4 18.5 (p)18.5

12-month % change

-26.9 35.5 24.2 13.7 14.9 (p)20.1

Other Services(3)

5.8 5.9 6.1 6.3 6.4 (p)6.4

12-month % change

-6.5 25.5 10.9 8.6 10.3 (p)12.3

Government(3)

33.6 34.0 33.3 31.6 29.5 (p)30.0

12-month % change

-2.3 3.0 3.1 0.6 -2.0 (p)-3.2

Consumer Price Index: Urban Alaska

CPI-U, All items(4)

  233.519   239.296   239.899

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(4)

    4.8   6.2   5.7

CPI-W, All items(5)

  233.438   237.705   239.491

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(5)

    5.2   5.7   5.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: October 15, 2021

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.

 

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