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Apr
10

Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2019

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), advanced 0.4 percent in March.

Apr
02

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2018

In 2018, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 12.0 percent in Alaska, significantly higher than the 7.7-percent rate for the nation.

Mar
20

Union Members in Alaska – 2018

In 2018, union members accounted for 18.5 percent of wage and salary workers in Alaska, compared with 18.1 percent in 2017.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)356.3 (2)356.3 (2)356.3 355.9 355.3 (p)354.8

Employment(1)

(2)333.2 (2)333.2 (2)333.2 332.8 332.2 (p)331.6

Unemployment(1)

(2)23.1 (2)23.0 (2)23.1 23.1 23.1 (p)23.1

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)6.5 (2)6.5 (2)6.5 6.5 6.5 (p)6.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

328.8 327.1 329.1 330.5 330.5 (p)331.0

12-month % change

0.2 -0.1 0.6 0.7 0.8 (p)0.9

Mining and Logging(4)

12.8 12.8 13.4 13.4 13.3 (p)13.3

12-month % change

0.0 2.4 7.2 6.3 5.6 (p)5.6

Construction(4)

16.4 16.3 16.5 16.7 17.2 (p)17.3

12-month % change

7.9 7.2 7.8 7.1 11.0 (p)10.9

Manufacturing(4)

12.5 11.6 12.7 13.7 13.7 (p)13.6

12-month % change

-4.6 -9.4 0.8 10.5 8.7 (p)9.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

64.6 64.7 64.5 64.5 64.9 (p)64.6

12-month % change

0.5 0.3 0.3 -0.3 0.8 (p)0.0

Information(4)

5.5 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.5 (p)5.5

12-month % change

-5.2 -5.2 -3.4 -3.4 -5.2 (p)-3.5

Financial Activities(4)

11.7 11.5 11.4 11.5 11.5 (p)11.5

12-month % change

-1.7 -2.5 -4.2 -3.4 -3.4 (p)-3.4

Professional & Business Services(4)

27.3 26.8 26.9 26.9 26.4 (p)26.9

12-month % change

-1.1 -3.2 -1.5 -2.5 -4.0 (p)-2.9

Education & Health Services(4)

50.6 50.7 50.7 50.5 50.4 (p)50.5

12-month % change

1.0 1.0 1.0 0.4 0.2 (p)0.2

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

36.0 36.0 36.1 36.1 36.3 (p)36.6

12-month % change

1.4 1.7 2.3 2.0 2.5 (p)3.4

Other Services(4)

10.9 10.7 10.9 10.9 10.8 (p)10.8

12-month % change

-1.8 -3.6 -1.8 -1.8 -2.7 (p)-1.8

Government(4)

80.5 80.5 80.4 80.7 80.5 (p)80.4

12-month % change

-0.2 0.0 -0.4 0.0 -0.2 (p)-0.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(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 Apr 2019
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2019
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 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 – 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 — March 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 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 – February 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2019
Anchorage Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 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