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Jun
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2018

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), rose 0.5 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

May
10

Consumer Price Index, West Region — April 2018

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.4 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Apr
20

Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2017

Workers in the Fairbanks Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $27.29 in May 2017, about 12 percent above the nationwide average of $24.34.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)362.5 362.5 362.7 362.9 362.9 (p)362.5

Employment(1)

(2)336.3 336.2 336.3 336.5 336.5 (p)336.2

Unemployment(1)

(2)26.2 26.3 26.4 26.4 26.5 (p)26.3

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)7.2 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 (p)7.2

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

326.5 327.7 329.0 329.0 329.2 (p)329.4

12-month % change

-1.3 -0.4 -0.5 -0.4 -0.1 (p)-0.2

Mining and Logging(4)

12.9 13.1 13.1 13.1 13.5 (p)13.6

12-month % change

-5.1 -3.0 -1.5 -0.8 3.1 (p)3.8

Construction(4)

15.8 15.9 15.1 15.6 15.7 (p)15.6

12-month % change

1.9 3.9 -1.3 2.6 4.0 (p)4.0

Manufacturing(4)

12.5 12.4 14.1 14.1 13.9 (p)14.2

12-month % change

-6.0 6.0 5.2 5.2 6.1 (p)8.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

63.3 63.1 63.2 63.7 63.7 (p)63.9

12-month % change

-2.8 -3.1 -2.9 -1.8 -2.2 (p)-1.2

Information(4)

5.9 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.9 (p)5.9

12-month % change

-4.8 -6.5 -4.9 -4.9 -1.7 (p)-1.7

Financial Activities(4)

11.7 11.8 11.8 11.9 11.8 (p)11.7

12-month % change

-4.1 -1.7 -2.5 -0.8 -2.5 (p)-2.5

Professional & Business Services(4)

27.8 28.2 28.4 28.1 27.7 (p)27.4

12-month % change

-1.4 0.4 0.0 0.4 -0.7 (p)-1.8

Education & Health Services(4)

49.7 49.8 50.0 50.0 49.9 (p)49.8

12-month % change

1.0 1.0 1.4 0.8 0.8 (p)0.0

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

35.5 35.8 35.9 35.3 35.6 (p)35.4

12-month % change

0.9 1.4 2.3 0.0 1.1 (p)-0.3

Other Services(4)

11.0 10.9 10.9 10.8 11.0 (p)10.9

12-month % change

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

Government(4)

80.4 80.9 80.7 80.6 80.5 (p)81.0

12-month % change

-1.3 -0.9 -1.1 -1.1 -1.0 (p)-0.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and a new seasonal adjustment procedure.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) 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 Jun 2018
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jun 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2018
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jun 2018
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 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Feb 2018
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2016 Pay News Release Sep 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2017 Unemployment News Release Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2018
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2018
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 May 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2014 Employment News Release Oct 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2018
Alaska Labor Market Outlook, September 29, 2016, Anchorage, AK N/A Factsheet Sep 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alaska – 2016 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Feb 2018
Consumer Expenditures for the Anchorage Metropolitan Area: 2015–16 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Honolulu Metropolitan Area: 2015–16 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2017
2018 CPI Geographic Revision Fact Sheet Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2018