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Apr
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2016

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), inched up 0.2 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
24

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2015

In 2015, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 12.1 percent in Alaska, significantly higher than the 10.4-percent rate for the nation.

Mar
16

Consumer Price Index, West Region — February 2016

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

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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(4) 363.3 (4) 363.3 (4) 363.3 363.4 362.9 (P) 361.8

Employment (1)

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(4) 339.4 (4) 339.3 (4) 339.3 339.5 339.0 (P) 337.9

Unemployment (1)

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(4) 23.9 (4) 24.0 (4) 24.0 23.9 23.9 (P) 23.9

Unemployment Rate (2)

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(4) 6.6 (4) 6.6 (4) 6.6 6.6 6.6 (P) 6.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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339.3 338.1 339.2 339.2 339.6 (P) 338.2

12-month % change

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0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.4 -0.1 (P) -0.5

Mining and Logging (3)

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16.8 16.6 16.5 16.6 16.5 (P) 15.9

12-month % change

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-5.1 -7.8 -8.8 -8.3 -7.8 (P) -11.2

Construction (3)

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16.7 16.7 16.9 16.7 17.2 (P) 16.8

12-month % change

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-5.6 -6.7 -6.1 -8.7 -6.5 (P) -8.7

Manufacturing (3)

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14.3 14.3 14.8 14.2 14.3 (P) 14.2

12-month % change

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0.0 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.7 (P) 0.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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68.0 67.3 67.6 67.7 67.4 (P) 67.4

12-month % change

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3.7 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.2 (P) 2.9

Information (3)

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6.2 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.2 (P) 6.1

12-month % change

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-1.6 -3.2 -1.6 -1.6 -3.1 (P) -4.7

Financial Activities (3)

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12.3 12.2 12.1 12.3 12.4 (P) 12.5

12-month % change

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2.5 2.5 0.8 3.4 4.2 (P) 4.2

Professional & Business Services (3)

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29.7 28.7 29.0 29.1 28.9 (P) 29.4

12-month % change

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-1.7 -4.0 -3.0 -4.6 -4.9 (P) -2.6

Education & Health Services (3)

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47.6 47.6 47.8 47.9 48.1 (P) 48.5

12-month % change

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1.7 1.7 2.4 1.9 2.1 (P) 3.2

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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34.6 35.3 34.8 34.7 34.9 (P) 33.8

12-month % change

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0.6 2.6 1.2 -0.3 0.3 (P) -2.9

Other Services (3)

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11.6 11.7 11.9 11.8 12.0 (P) 11.9

12-month % change

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-2.5 -1.7 1.7 0.9 3.4 (P) 1.7

Government (3)

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81.5 81.6 81.6 81.9 81.7 (P) 81.7

12-month % change

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-0.5 -0.5 -0.6 -0.4 -0.2 (P) -0.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2016
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2016
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks, May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2015
Union Members in Alaska – 2015 Employment News Release Mar 2016
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Feb 2016
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2015 Unemployment News Release Mar 2016
Consumer Price Index, West Region — March 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2016
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2016
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2016
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage – Second Half 2015 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2016
Anchorage Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2016
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2014 Employment News Release Oct 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Dec 2015