Alabama



News Releases:

Feb
22

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama – 2016

In 2016, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 10.4 percent in Alabama, not significantly different from the 9.6-percent rate for the nation.

Feb
17

Fatal Occupational Injuries in Alabama – 2015

Fatal work injuries totaled 70 in 2015 for Alabama, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017

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

Alabama Economy at a Glance:

Alabama
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Data
July
2016
Aug
2016
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2016
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2016
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2016
Dec
2016

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,162.5 2,156.8 2,165.6 2,182.2 2,194.7 (p)2,203.3

Employment(1)

2,039.4 2,040.5 2,048.5 2,058.4 2,066.0 (p)2,066.8

Unemployment(1)

123.0 116.3 117.1 123.8 128.7 (p)136.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.7 5.4 5.4 5.7 5.9 (p)6.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,965.9 1,974.0 1,968.0 1,973.6 1,976.9 (p)1,976.2

12-month % change

0.9 1.1 0.9 1.1 1.0 (p)1.0

Mining and Logging(3)

10.2 10.2 10.0 10.4 10.5 (p)10.3

12-month % change

-7.3 -7.3 -6.5 -4.6 -2.8 (p)-3.7

Construction(3)

78.5 77.8 77.8 79.2 78.4 (p)75.8

12-month % change

-3.0 -4.1 -4.2 -2.6 -4.2 (p)-7.4

Manufacturing(4)

261.7 263.5 263.3 263.6 264.9 (p)266.0

12-month % change

1.3 1.9 1.8 2.4 2.6 (p)3.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

381.7 381.7 384.4 385.8 385.3 (p)384.5

12-month % change

0.9 0.8 1.5 1.9 0.9 (p)0.8

Information(3)

21.3 21.4 21.4 21.2 21.2 (p)21.3

12-month % change

-0.9 0.5 0.9 1.0 0.0 (p)0.9

Financial Activities(3)

98.6 99.4 98.8 100.4 100.3 (p)100.2

12-month % change

3.0 3.9 3.3 5.6 4.6 (p)4.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

229.8 231.8 229.6 229.4 230.2 (p)230.5

12-month % change

1.4 1.7 0.6 0.0 0.3 (p)0.7

Education & Health Services(3)

231.3 234.1 231.5 232.0 231.9 (p)232.4

12-month % change

1.6 2.5 1.7 1.2 0.8 (p)0.8

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

193.4 192.9 190.2 190.2 192.0 (p)191.1

12-month % change

2.1 1.7 0.4 -0.5 0.1 (p)-0.7

Other Services(3)

82.0 82.8 82.0 81.0 81.6 (p)82.2

12-month % change

2.1 3.0 1.6 0.1 1.5 (p)1.4

Government(3)

377.4 378.4 379.0 380.4 380.6 (p)381.9

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.4 0.0 1.1 1.3 (p)1.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(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 Feb 2017
Huntsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Huntsville—May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mobile — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
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 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Union Members in Alabama – 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 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 Feb 2017
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Mobile Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Montgomery Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 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 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Mechanical Occupations in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015