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News Releases:
Feb
29
Union Members in Alaska — 2023

In 2023, union members accounted for 14.8 percent of wage and salary workers in Alaska, compared with 16 percent in 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
22
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska — 2022

Fatal work injuries totaled 20 in 2022 for Alaska, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
21
Alaska Job Openings and Labor Turnover — December 2023

Alaska had 23,000 job openings in December 2023, compared to 26,000 openings in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)358.1 (r)358.6 (r)358.8 (r)358.8 (r)358.6 (r)358.6

Employment(1)

(r)342.8 (r)342.6 (r)342.5 (r)342.3 (r)342.2 (r)342.3

Unemployment(1)

(r)15.4 (r)15.9 (r)16.3 (r)16.5 (r)16.4 (r)16.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)4.3 (r)4.4 (r)4.5 (r)4.6 (r)4.6 (r)4.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

325.7 327.0 326.3 327.4 328.2 (p)329.9

12-month % change

1.9 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.1 (p)1.4

Mining and Logging(3)

10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 (p)10.9

12-month % change

-5.5 -4.5 -4.5 -1.8 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

16.8 17.1 16.4 16.6 16.6 (p)16.6

12-month % change

4.3 6.2 2.5 1.2 0.0 (p)1.2

Manufacturing(3)

10.7 10.7 11.7 11.4 11.7 (p)12.1

12-month % change

-12.3 -10.8 0.0 0.0 -2.5 (p)-2.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

64.6 64.8 64.4 65.3 65.3 (p)65.4

12-month % change

0.6 0.6 0.0 -0.3 -0.8 (p)-0.8

Information(3)

4.9 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.8 (p)4.7

12-month % change

4.3 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 (p)-2.1

Financial Activities(3)

11.5 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.4 (p)11.5

12-month % change

3.6 2.7 3.6 3.6 0.9 (p)0.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

28.3 28.4 28.1 28.0 27.9 (p)28.1

12-month % change

2.5 3.3 1.8 0.4 -2.8 (p)-2.8

Education & Health Services(3)

51.3 51.8 51.9 52.2 52.3 (p)52.4

12-month % change

2.6 2.8 3.2 4.0 3.6 (p)4.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

37.8 38.1 36.9 36.6 37.0 (p)37.3

12-month % change

9.6 10.1 7.3 3.4 4.2 (p)5.7

Other Services(3)

11.2 11.2 11.5 11.7 11.8 (p)12.0

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.9 2.7 7.3 7.3 (p)9.1

Government(3)

78.2 78.1 78.4 78.5 78.6 (p)78.9

12-month % change

1.6 1.6 1.2 1.6 1.2 (p)1.5

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

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Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2024
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2024
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 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 – 2021 Pay News Release May 2023
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2022 Unemployment News Release Mar 2023
Consumer Price Index, West Region — January 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2024
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
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Consumer Price Index, Anchorage area — December 2023 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2024
Anchorage Area Economic Summary (PDF)
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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 Feb 2024
Alaska Job Openings and Labor Turnover — December 2023 Employment News Release Feb 2024
BLS Regional Campus Ambassadors Program N/A Factsheet Apr 2023