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Feb
13

Consumer Price Index, West Region — January 2019

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged up 0.2 percent in January.

Feb
08

Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2017

Fatal work injuries totaled 33 in 2017 for Alaska, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
24

Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alaska – 2017

Alaska’s private industry employers reported 7,500 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2017, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.8 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

359.8 358.3 357.0 356.3 356.0 (p)355.5

Employment(1)

334.9 334.2 333.6 333.6 333.5 (p)333.2

Unemployment(1)

24.9 24.1 23.3 22.8 22.5 (p)22.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.9 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.3 (p)6.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

326.3 326.2 327.2 327.4 325.8 (p)326.1

12-month % change

-0.9 -1.0 -0.4 -0.5 -0.2 (p)-0.1

Mining and Logging(3)

12.9 12.9 13.0 13.2 13.2 (p)13.5

12-month % change

-2.3 -2.3 -0.8 2.3 2.3 (p)4.7

Construction(3)

15.1 15.2 15.4 15.5 15.4 (p)15.4

12-month % change

0.0 0.7 2.0 4.7 -0.6 (p)-2.5

Manufacturing(3)

13.6 13.2 13.0 13.3 12.0 (p)12.5

12-month % change

1.5 -2.2 -1.5 -9.5 0.8 (p)0.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

63.5 63.4 63.7 62.7 63.0 (p)62.6

12-month % change

-1.7 -1.7 -1.4 -1.4 -0.8 (p)-1.1

Information(3)

5.9 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.6 (p)5.7

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 -3.4 -3.4 -3.4 (p)-3.4

Financial Activities(3)

11.5 11.4 11.3 11.5 11.2 (p)11.1

12-month % change

-4.2 -5.0 -5.0 -0.9 -4.3 (p)-5.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

27.6 27.6 27.9 27.9 27.3 (p)27.6

12-month % change

-1.4 -0.7 0.7 0.7 -2.2 (p)-0.7

Education & Health Services(3)

50.0 50.1 50.4 50.4 50.8 (p)50.6

12-month % change

0.4 0.2 1.0 0.8 1.8 (p)1.8

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

35.6 35.6 35.6 35.9 36.1 (p)36.4

12-month % change

0.6 0.3 0.8 0.0 1.7 (p)2.5

Other Services(3)

10.5 10.6 10.9 10.8 10.6 (p)10.5

12-month % change

-4.5 -3.6 -1.8 -3.6 -4.5 (p)-4.5

Government(3)

80.1 80.3 80.3 80.6 80.6 (p)80.2

12-month % change

-0.7 -0.7 -0.5 -0.4 -0.2 (p)-0.2

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
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2019
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2018
Union Members in Alaska – 2017 Employment News Release Mar 2018
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2019
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2017 Unemployment News Release Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index, West Region — January 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2019
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage – Second Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2018
Anchorage Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2014 Employment News Release Oct 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2019
Alaska Labor Market Outlook, September 29, 2016, Anchorage, AK N/A Factsheet Sep 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alaska – 2017 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2019
Consumer Expenditures for the Anchorage Metropolitan Area: 2016–17 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2018
2018 CPI Geographic Revision Fact Sheet Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2018
Consumer Price Index Data Tables Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019