Alabama



News Releases:

May
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – April 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.5 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – March 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.7 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
20

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama – 2018

In 2018, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 7.3 percent in Alabama, not significantly different from the 7.7-percent rate for the nation.

Alabama Economy at a Glance:

Alabama
Data Series Back
Data
Nov
2018
Dec
2018
Jan
2019
Feb
2019
Mar
2019
Apr
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)2,204.2 (2)2,204.3 2,207.0 2,209.9 2,215.0 (p)2,222.9

Employment(1)

(2)2,120.9 (2)2,120.8 2,123.7 2,127.7 2,132.6 (p)2,139.4

Unemployment(1)

(2)83.3 (2)83.5 83.4 82.2 82.3 (p)83.6

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.8 (2)3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 (p)3.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

2,051.2 2,057.6 2,062.1 2,065.8 2,069.0 (p)2,070.1

12-month % change

1.2 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 (p)1.7

Mining and Logging(4)

10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 9.9 (p)10.0

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 (p)1.0

Construction(4)

90.2 92.2 91.4 91.7 93.4 (p)93.6

12-month % change

4.4 6.8 5.5 4.9 6.5 (p)6.1

Manufacturing(4)

268.8 270.3 270.0 270.6 270.9 (p)271.1

12-month % change

1.7 2.0 1.8 1.8 2.0 (p)2.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

380.1 381.1 384.7 384.3 383.4 (p)381.8

12-month % change

0.6 0.9 1.3 1.2 0.7 (p)0.4

Information(4)

21.3 21.4 21.5 21.6 21.5 (p)21.5

12-month % change

2.4 2.9 2.9 2.9 1.9 (p)-0.5

Financial Activities(4)

97.0 96.9 97.3 96.7 97.2 (p)97.7

12-month % change

-0.3 0.8 1.1 0.6 1.3 (p)1.9

Professional & Business Services(4)

245.0 246.0 245.9 248.9 249.6 (p)249.3

12-month % change

1.5 2.0 1.2 2.2 2.4 (p)2.3

Education & Health Services(4)

246.7 246.9 246.2 246.3 247.0 (p)247.6

12-month % change

1.6 2.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 (p)1.3

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

208.2 209.4 212.1 211.6 212.4 (p)212.4

12-month % change

2.3 2.7 3.9 3.5 3.9 (p)3.9

Other Services(4)

97.7 98.2 98.9 98.9 98.3 (p)98.6

12-month % change

1.1 1.9 2.7 2.7 2.1 (p)2.4

Government(4)

386.2 385.2 384.1 385.2 385.4 (p)386.5

12-month % change

0.3 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.1 (p)0.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) 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 May 2019
Huntsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2019
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2019
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2019
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 – 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2019
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama – 2018 Unemployment News Release Mar 2019
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 – April 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2019
County Employment and Wages in Alabama – Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2018
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 May 2019
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
Mobile Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
Montgomery Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alabama – 2017 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2019
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 2018 Employment News Release Mar 2019
Women’s Earnings in Alabama – 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018