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Alabama



News Releases:

Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.3 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
07

Women’s Earnings in Alabama — 2020

In 2020, Alabama women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $791, or 80.9 percent of the $978 median usual weekly earnings for their male counterparts.

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.3 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Alabama Economy at a Glance:

Alabama
Data Series Back
Data
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,236.0 2,232.0 2,225.7 2,212.7 2,210.7 (p)2,207.7

Employment(1)

2,151.2 2,152.6 2,150.3 2,138.9 2,139.0 (p)2,138.7

Unemployment(1)

84.7 79.3 75.4 73.8 71.7 (p)69.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.8 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.2 (p)3.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,023.5 2,007.8 2,007.8 2,023.9 2,028.8 (p)2,030.4

12-month % change

-2.6 9.1 6.5 4.8 3.7 (p)3.1

Mining and Logging(3)

9.8 8.8 8.6 8.6 8.7 (p)8.9

12-month % change

2.1 -11.1 -13.1 -12.2 -9.4 (p)-6.3

Construction(3)

93.7 91.1 89.5 88.7 89.6 (p)87.7

12-month % change

-0.3 1.9 -1.2 -3.7 -2.0 (p)-3.6

Manufacturing(3)

267.4 265.5 267.4 268.7 267.1 (p)267.6

12-month % change

-1.3 14.1 10.2 5.9 4.4 (p)4.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

380.4 379.3 380.9 383.0 382.1 (p)382.4

12-month % change

-0.5 8.1 5.1 3.0 2.3 (p)1.8

Information(3)

19.3 19.2 19.8 19.9 20.2 (p)20.4

12-month % change

-5.4 1.6 5.9 6.4 7.4 (p)7.9

Financial Activities(3)

97.2 95.7 95.8 96.2 96.6 (p)97.5

12-month % change

-0.6 -0.2 -0.1 0.3 0.6 (p)1.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

252.6 246.5 245.6 244.9 246.3 (p)247.1

12-month % change

0.0 12.0 9.3 6.7 3.8 (p)2.9

Education & Health Services(3)

238.8 238.8 240.7 242.3 243.2 (p)242.4

12-month % change

-5.2 6.2 4.3 4.5 4.2 (p)3.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

187.5 185.8 187.1 194.7 195.6 (p)195.2

12-month % change

-8.2 45.0 24.1 16.6 14.1 (p)12.7

Other Services(3)

92.0 91.6 90.6 91.7 92.1 (p)92.0

12-month % change

-7.3 9.3 3.5 0.9 0.8 (p)1.7

Government(3)

384.8 385.5 381.8 385.2 387.3 (p)389.2

12-month % change

-2.5 0.1 2.6 4.4 2.5 (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.
(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 2021
Huntsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2021
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2021
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Huntsville — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mobile — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Alabama — 2019 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Birmingham-Hoover — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Union Members in Alabama – 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2021
County Employment and Wages in Alabama — Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2020
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 2021
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Mobile Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Montgomery Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alabama — 2019 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Montgomery — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
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 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
Women’s Earnings in Alabama — 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbus — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Tuscaloosa — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Auburn-Opelika — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Decatur — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Dothan — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gadsden — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Florence-Muscle Shoals — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021