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Dec
11

Consumer Price Index, West Region — November 2019

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

Nov
13

Consumer Expenditures for the Anchorage Metropolitan Area: 2017–18

Households in the Anchorage, AK, metropolitan area spent an average of $71,855 per year in 2017–18, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
13

Consumer Price Index, Alaska area – October 2019

Prices in the Anchorage area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), decreased 1.2 percent for the two months ending in October 2019.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

352.9 352.0 351.4 350.7 350.0 (p)349.1

Employment(1)

330.2 329.6 329.4 328.9 328.3 (p)327.6

Unemployment(1)

22.7 22.4 22.1 21.8 21.7 (p)21.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.4 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.2 (p)6.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

332.3 332.5 331.5 330.7 330.2 (p)329.9

12-month % change

1.6 1.5 1.3 1.1 0.8 (p)0.3

Mining and Logging(3)

13.5 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.8 (p)13.9

12-month % change

7.1 7.1 8.7 9.5 8.7 (p)8.6

Construction(3)

17.2 17.0 16.7 16.9 17.0 (p)16.7

12-month % change

10.3 9.0 7.7 8.3 6.9 (p)1.8

Manufacturing(3)

12.5 13.7 13.6 13.5 13.6 (p)13.1

12-month % change

-2.3 6.2 3.8 4.7 7.1 (p)4.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

64.9 64.4 64.7 64.5 64.9 (p)64.9

12-month % change

0.9 -0.5 0.8 0.3 0.8 (p)0.5

Information(3)

5.5 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-3.5 0.0 0.0 1.8 0.0 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

11.6 12.0 11.6 11.6 11.3 (p)11.3

12-month % change

-1.7 0.8 -1.7 -0.9 -3.4 (p)-3.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

28.1 27.9 27.9 27.6 26.9 (p)27.1

12-month % change

4.1 4.1 3.0 1.8 -1.5 (p)-0.7

Education & Health Services(3)

50.7 50.6 50.6 50.2 50.1 (p)50.4

12-month % change

1.0 0.6 0.6 -0.6 -0.8 (p)-0.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

36.8 36.0 35.7 35.5 35.9 (p)35.9

12-month % change

3.7 1.4 0.3 0.0 1.1 (p)-0.3

Other Services(3)

11.2 11.2 10.7 10.8 10.7 (p)10.7

12-month % change

1.8 0.9 -3.6 -1.8 -3.6 (p)-1.8

Government(3)

80.3 80.5 80.7 80.7 80.5 (p)80.4

12-month % change

-0.2 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.1 (p)-0.1

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 Dec 2019
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2019
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Dec 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Union Members in Alaska – 2018 Employment News Release Mar 2019
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 – 2018 Unemployment News Release Apr 2019
Consumer Price Index, West Region — November 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Dec 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, Alaska area – October 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2019
Anchorage Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Sep 2019
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: 2017–18 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2019
2018 CPI Geographic Revision Fact Sheet Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2018
Consumer Price Index Data Tables Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019