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Feb
23

Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2016

Fatal work injuries totaled 35 in 2016 for Alaska, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — January 2018

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

Feb
02

County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2017

Employment decreased 1.1 percent in Alaska’s only large county, Anchorage Borough, from June 2016 to June 2017.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

366.3 365.1 364.1 363.2 363.1 (p)363.2

Employment(1)

340.6 338.9 337.8 337.1 337.0 (p)336.9

Unemployment(1)

25.7 26.1 26.2 26.2 26.2 (p)26.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

7.0 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 (p)7.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

331.7 332.0 331.1 330.4 327.5 (p)327.2

12-month % change

-0.1 0.1 0.4 -0.1 -0.7 (p)-0.7

Mining and Logging(3)

13.3 13.4 13.4 13.4 13.4 (p)13.3

12-month % change

-5.0 -2.9 -0.7 -0.7 0.0 (p)-0.7

Construction(3)

15.7 15.7 16.1 15.7 16.5 (p)17.0

12-month % change

-3.1 -1.9 2.5 0.0 5.1 (p)9.7

Manufacturing(3)

13.4 13.2 11.6 11.5 10.2 (p)9.1

12-month % change

-2.2 -1.5 -11.5 -5.7 -18.4 (p)-30.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

65.3 64.9 66.2 65.8 64.8 (p)64.5

12-month % change

0.0 -0.3 1.7 -0.5 -0.6 (p)-0.8

Information(3)

6.1 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.0 (p)6.1

12-month % change

-3.2 -3.1 -3.2 -4.7 -4.8 (p)-1.6

Financial Activities(3)

11.8 11.8 11.7 11.5 11.5 (p)11.7

12-month % change

-2.5 -3.3 -2.5 -4.2 -4.2 (p)-2.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

28.2 28.2 27.5 27.7 27.6 (p)27.9

12-month % change

0.0 -0.7 -2.5 1.1 1.5 (p)3.0

Education & Health Services(3)

49.6 49.5 48.9 49.1 49.1 (p)49.0

12-month % change

1.4 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 (p)0.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

35.9 35.4 36.2 36.4 35.7 (p)36.3

12-month % change

1.7 -0.6 2.3 1.1 -1.4 (p)0.6

Other Services(3)

11.6 12.2 12.0 12.1 11.8 (p)11.6

12-month % change

4.5 10.9 9.1 7.1 4.4 (p)2.7

Government(3)

80.8 81.5 81.4 81.1 80.9 (p)80.7

12-month % change

-0.2 0.7 0.9 0.1 -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 Feb 2018
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2018
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Union Members in Alaska – 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
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 – 2016 Unemployment News Release Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index, West Region — January 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 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 Feb 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