Alabama



News Releases:

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.4 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Aug
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – July 2017

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

Jul
20

Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast – May 2016

Civil engineers in 2 of the 20 selected metropolitan areas in the Southeast earned an average (mean) annual wage significantly higher than the nationwide average for civil engineers.

Alabama Economy at a Glance:

Alabama
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Data
Mar
2017
Apr
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017
Aug
2017

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,208.9 2,207.9 2,195.7 2,177.3 2,160.1 (p)2,148.0

Employment(1)

2,080.3 2,088.8 2,088.5 2,077.1 2,063.9 (p)2,057.1

Unemployment(1)

128.6 119.1 107.2 100.2 96.2 (p)90.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.8 5.4 4.9 4.6 4.5 (p)4.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,997.7 1,997.6 2,003.0 2,009.8 2,007.7 (p)2,004.8

12-month % change

1.5 1.3 1.6 2.0 1.6 (p)1.4

Mining and Logging(3)

9.8 9.8 9.6 9.5 9.5 (p)9.6

12-month % change

2.1 3.2 2.1 1.1 2.2 (p)4.3

Construction(3)

84.8 85.3 88.0 87.8 88.2 (p)89.7

12-month % change

0.4 0.0 4.4 4.6 5.1 (p)7.9

Manufacturing(3)

266.0 265.9 267.2 265.2 267.7 (p)265.5

12-month % change

2.6 2.4 2.8 2.0 2.5 (p)1.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

378.3 377.0 376.3 377.0 373.5 (p)373.7

12-month % change

-0.6 -0.9 -1.1 -0.6 -1.8 (p)-1.7

Information(3)

20.0 20.0 20.2 19.6 19.6 (p)19.7

12-month % change

-3.4 -3.8 -2.9 -5.8 -4.9 (p)-4.4

Financial Activities(3)

97.4 97.5 98.3 98.9 98.7 (p)98.4

12-month % change

1.6 1.7 2.6 3.5 2.7 (p)2.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

239.1 239.6 239.1 242.9 241.5 (p)242.0

12-month % change

2.4 2.3 2.0 4.0 3.4 (p)3.8

Education & Health Services(3)

238.2 239.1 237.6 238.8 238.3 (p)237.7

12-month % change

3.2 3.3 2.3 2.7 1.9 (p)1.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

201.3 201.6 204.2 208.1 208.0 (p)206.7

12-month % change

2.5 2.4 3.7 5.7 5.1 (p)4.1

Other Services(3)

81.9 81.8 83.0 83.5 84.3 (p)82.9

12-month % change

2.8 2.1 4.0 4.8 5.1 (p)3.5

Government(3)

380.9 380.0 379.5 378.5 378.4 (p)378.9

12-month % change

1.0 0.6 0.5 0.0 -0.4 (p)-0.8

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 Sep 2017
Huntsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Huntsville – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mobile – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Alabama – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama – 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Birmingham-Hoover – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Union Members in Alabama – 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2017
County Employment and Wages in Alabama – Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 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 Sep 2017
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Mobile Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Montgomery Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2017
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alabama – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Montgomery – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
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 Engineers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2017