Alabama



News Releases:

Oct
23

Women’s Earnings in Alabama – 2017

In 2017, Alabama women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $656, or 77.6 percent of the $845 median usual weekly earnings for their male counterparts.

Oct
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2018

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

Sep
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2018

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

Alabama Economy at a Glance:

Alabama
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Data
Apr
2018
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018
Aug
2018
Sept
2018

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,169.5 2,177.1 2,187.4 2,196.5 2,203.3 (p)2,207.9

Employment(1)

2,086.4 2,091.5 2,098.1 2,105.6 2,112.1 (p)2,117.0

Unemployment(1)

83.2 85.6 89.3 90.9 91.2 (p)90.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.8 3.9 4.1 4.1 4.1 (p)4.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,031.1 2,036.2 2,037.5 2,039.0 2,039.8 (p)2,044.2

12-month % change

1.0 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.1 (p)1.3

Mining and Logging(3)

10.1 10.1 10.2 10.2 10.1 (p)10.1

12-month % change

3.1 3.1 5.2 5.2 3.1 (p)3.1

Construction(3)

87.7 86.9 86.3 85.1 86.2 (p)87.4

12-month % change

4.5 2.6 2.1 0.6 1.3 (p)2.6

Manufacturing(3)

267.0 268.4 269.2 271.0 270.9 (p)270.9

12-month % change

1.4 2.1 2.3 3.0 2.9 (p)2.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

379.6 379.6 379.8 380.5 379.6 (p)380.0

12-month % change

0.1 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.3 (p)0.3

Information(3)

21.0 21.0 21.2 21.3 21.4 (p)21.5

12-month % change

1.0 0.5 1.9 2.9 3.4 (p)3.9

Financial Activities(3)

95.8 96.7 97.0 97.4 97.1 (p)97.4

12-month % change

-0.5 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.2 (p)-0.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

241.5 243.3 246.8 247.6 248.8 (p)251.0

12-month % change

1.8 2.1 2.8 3.1 3.3 (p)4.4

Education & Health Services(3)

241.8 243.7 243.6 242.6 242.3 (p)243.9

12-month % change

0.4 1.2 0.7 0.7 0.7 (p)1.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

206.7 207.5 206.4 205.5 204.3 (p)203.4

12-month % change

2.8 3.0 2.3 1.4 0.6 (p)0.4

Other Services(3)

93.6 93.3 92.8 93.8 93.7 (p)93.9

12-month % change

0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.5 0.2 (p)0.1

Government(3)

386.3 385.7 384.2 384.0 385.4 (p)384.7

12-month % change

0.4 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 -0.1 (p)-0.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(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 Oct 2018
Huntsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2018
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2018
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Huntsville – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mobile – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Alabama – 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama – 2017 Unemployment News Release Mar 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Birmingham-Hoover – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Union Members in Alabama – 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2018
County Employment and Wages in Alabama – Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2017
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 Oct 2018
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Mobile Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Montgomery Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alabama – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Montgomery – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Mechanical Occupations in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages for Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Alabama – Second Quarter 2017 Employment News Release Feb 2018
Women’s Earnings in Alabama – 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018