Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Economy at a Glance
PRINT:Print
Western Office Western Links

Anchorage, AK

Anchorage, AK
Data Series Back
Data
May
2021
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021
Oct
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

198.5 197.0 195.4 193.6 (p)194.7  

Employment(1)

186.3 184.5 184.1 184.0 (p)185.0  

Unemployment(1)

12.1 12.4 11.3 9.6 (p)9.7  

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.1 6.3 5.8 4.9 (p)5.0  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

166.8 169.5 170.5 170.0 168.8 (p)166.5

12-month % change

6.3 5.0 4.5 4.2 2.2 (p)1.3

Mining and Logging(3)

2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1 (p)2.1

12-month % change

-4.3 -4.3 -31.3 -18.5 -12.5 (p)-8.7

Construction(3)

10.2 11.4 11.7 11.5 10.5 (p)9.9

12-month % change

3.0 4.6 5.4 2.7 -3.7 (p)-9.2

Manufacturing(3)

2.1 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.2 (p)2.1

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 4.2 0.0 (p)0.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

35.9 36.7 37.3 37.3 36.8 (p)36.5

12-month % change

8.1 7.6 8.1 6.9 3.7 (p)4.0

Information(3)

3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 (p)3.4

12-month % change

-2.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 -2.9 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

7.5 7.7 7.8 7.8 7.6 (p)7.5

12-month % change

-1.3 1.3 1.3 2.6 1.3 (p)1.4

Professional and Business Services(3)

18.3 19.0 19.5 19.2 18.7 (p)18.2

12-month % change

2.8 6.1 7.1 5.5 3.3 (p)0.0

Education and Health Services(3)

31.4 31.4 31.6 31.5 31.3 (p)31.5

12-month % change

6.4 3.6 3.9 2.6 1.6 (p)1.6

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

16.4 17.4 18.5 18.7 17.3 (p)15.7

12-month % change

24.2 13.7 14.9 21.4 11.6 (p)8.3

Other Services(3)

6.1 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.2 (p)6.3

12-month % change

10.9 8.6 10.3 12.3 10.7 (p)8.6

Government(3)

33.3 31.6 29.5 29.5 32.7 (p)33.3

12-month % change

3.1 0.6 -2.0 -4.8 -1.2 (p)-0.9

Consumer Price Index: Urban Alaska

CPI-U, All items(4)

  239.296   239.899   242.708

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change(4)

    6.2   5.7   6.3

CPI-W, All items(5)

  237.705   239.491   242.539

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change(5)

    5.7   5.6   6.2

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: November 23, 2021

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: More data series, including additional geographic areas, are available through the "Databases & Tables" tab at the top of this page.

 

Geographically based survey data available from BLS:

Employment & Unemployment

Prices & Living Conditions

Compensation & Working Conditions