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Alabama



News Releases:
Feb
20
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama — 2023

In 2023, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 4.0 percent in Alabama.

Feb
16
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Alabama — 2022

Fatal work injuries totaled 74 in 2022 for Alabama, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
13
Consumer Price Index, South Region — January 2024

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.6 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Alabama Economy at a Glance:
Alabama
Data Series Back
Data
July
2023
Aug
2023
Sept
2023
Oct
2023
Nov
2023
Dec
2023

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,306.8 2,307.6 2,310.0 2,313.2 2,318.7 (p)2,323.6

Employment(1)

2,258.0 2,259.1 2,259.8 2,261.0 2,263.2 (p)2,264.1

Unemployment(1)

48.8 48.6 50.2 52.2 55.5 (p)59.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

2.1 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 (p)2.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,157.5 2,156.9 2,156.2 2,156.6 2,169.1 (p)2,169.2

12-month % change

1.9 1.7 1.4 1.5 1.8 (p)1.6

Mining and Logging(3)

8.5 8.4 8.3 8.3 8.3 (p)8.2

12-month % change

-6.6 -8.7 -8.8 -8.8 -8.8 (p)-7.9

Construction(3)

101.8 102.1 101.7 102.2 103.5 (p)102.2

12-month % change

2.1 2.6 2.0 3.8 3.6 (p)1.9

Manufacturing(3)

277.0 277.7 277.3 276.0 278.9 (p)280.5

12-month % change

0.8 0.7 0.1 -0.6 0.5 (p)0.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

408.8 410.1 410.4 411.5 410.8 (p)411.5

12-month % change

0.9 1.3 1.3 1.6 0.9 (p)1.0

Information(3)

22.9 22.8 23.0 23.1 23.1 (p)23.5

12-month % change

0.4 -0.9 -0.9 0.4 0.4 (p)2.6

Financial Activities(3)

102.3 102.7 104.0 102.6 104.4 (p)106.0

12-month % change

0.5 0.7 2.1 0.0 2.2 (p)3.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

271.2 268.5 265.7 267.0 268.8 (p)269.1

12-month % change

2.6 1.7 -0.4 1.3 1.5 (p)1.5

Education & Health Services(3)

256.5 257.2 259.0 259.0 264.4 (p)261.2

12-month % change

2.7 3.0 3.3 3.7 5.4 (p)3.7

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

205.0 205.1 204.1 203.8 203.1 (p)202.2

12-month % change

3.5 3.5 2.6 0.8 0.5 (p)-0.2

Other Services(3)

102.1 101.8 102.4 102.5 102.8 (p)102.8

12-month % change

3.1 2.3 2.3 1.9 2.4 (p)2.0

Government(3)

401.4 400.5 400.3 400.6 401.0 (p)402.0

12-month % change

2.0 1.6 1.6 1.9 1.8 (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.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Birmingham Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2024
Huntsville Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2024
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2024
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2024
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Huntsville — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mobile — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Alabama — 2022 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2024
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama — 2023 Unemployment News Release Feb 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Birmingham-Hoover — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Union Members in Alabama — 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024
Consumer Price Index, South Region — January 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2024
County Employment and Wages in Alabama — Second Quarter 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2023
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 (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2024
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2024
Mobile Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2024
Montgomery Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2024
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alabama — 2022 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Montgomery — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
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 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024
Women’s Earnings in Alabama — 2022 Pay News Release Feb 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbus — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Tuscaloosa — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Auburn-Opelika — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Decatur — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Dothan — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Gadsden — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Florence-Muscle Shoals — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Alabama Job Openings and Labor Turnover — October 2023 Employment News Release Dec 2023