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News Releases:
Jun
12
Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2024

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.1 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
24
Alaska Job Openings and Labor Turnover — March 2024

Alaska had 26,000 job openings in March 2024, compared to 27,000 openings in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
15
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage area — April 2024

Prices in the Anchorage area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 2.2 percent for the two months ending in April 2024.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:
Alaska
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)358.6 (r)358.6 358.3 357.9 357.8 (p)357.7

Employment(1)

(r)342.2 (r)342.3 341.9 341.3 341.3 (p)341.3

Unemployment(1)

(r)16.4 (r)16.3 16.4 16.6 16.5 (p)16.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.6 (r)4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 (p)4.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

332.6 334.1 334.0 334.9 335.5 (p)335.5

12-month % change

3.5 3.6 2.9 3.1 3.2 (p)3.0

Mining and Logging(3)

12.2 12.1 12.4 12.7 12.8 (p)12.5

12-month % change

8.0 8.0 9.7 11.4 12.3 (p)8.7

Construction(3)

17.7 18.0 18.4 19.2 19.5 (p)19.7

12-month % change

8.6 10.4 10.2 15.0 16.8 (p)18.0

Manufacturing(3)

13.3 13.9 13.5 13.0 13.0 (p)12.8

12-month % change

11.8 13.0 -0.7 3.2 0.0 (p)4.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

66.7 66.9 66.8 66.3 66.6 (p)66.3

12-month % change

3.9 3.9 3.1 2.0 2.3 (p)1.5

Information(3)

4.5 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 (p)4.3

12-month % change

-2.2 -6.5 -6.5 -6.5 -4.3 (p)-6.5

Financial Activities(3)

11.1 11.1 11.1 11.2 11.2 (p)11.0

12-month % change

0.9 0.9 1.8 2.8 2.8 (p)0.9

Professional & Business Services(3)

28.0 28.1 28.2 28.6 28.5 (p)28.6

12-month % change

2.2 1.1 2.5 3.2 3.6 (p)2.5

Education & Health Services(3)

52.6 52.6 52.8 52.8 52.3 (p)52.7

12-month % change

3.3 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.0 (p)3.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

35.0 35.4 34.7 34.7 34.9 (p)35.8

12-month % change

1.2 0.6 -1.7 -2.0 -1.7 (p)0.8

Other Services(3)

12.2 12.4 12.4 12.5 12.3 (p)12.0

12-month % change

7.0 8.8 7.8 7.8 6.0 (p)3.4

Government(3)

79.3 79.3 79.4 79.6 80.0 (p)79.8

12-month % change

1.8 1.8 2.3 1.8 2.4 (p)1.8

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jun 2024
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2024
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2024
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2023
Union Members in Alaska — 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024
County Employment and Wages in Alaska — Second Quarter 2023 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2024
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2022 Pay News Release Mar 2024
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2023 Unemployment News Release Mar 2024
Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2024
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (old base) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage area — April 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2024
Anchorage Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2024
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2022 Employment News Release Aug 2023
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska — 2022 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2024
Alaska Labor Market Outlook, September 29, 2016, Anchorage, AK (PDF) N/A Factsheet Sep 2016
Employer-reported workplace injuries and illnesses in Alaska — 2022 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2023
Consumer Expenditures in the Anchorage Metropolitan Area — 2021–22 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2023
2018 CPI Geographic Revision Fact Sheet Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2018
Consumer Price Index Data Tables - Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2020
Fairbanks Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jun 2024
Alaska Job Openings and Labor Turnover — March 2024 Employment News Release May 2024
BLS Regional Campus Ambassadors Program N/A Factsheet Apr 2023