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Alabama



News Releases:

Feb
18

Women’s Earnings in Alabama – 2019

In 2019, Alabama women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $726, or 76.4 percent of the $950 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts.

Feb
16

Business Employment Dynamics in Alabama – Second Quarter 2020

From March 2020 to June 2020, gross job gains from private-sector establishments in Alabama were 74,974, while gross job losses from private-sector establishments were 197,333.

Feb
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Alabama Economy at a Glance:

Alabama
Data Series Back
Data
July
2020
Aug
2020
Sept
2020
Oct
2020
Nov
2020
Dec
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,230.7 2,264.2 2,272.6 2,247.0 2,260.1 (p)2,237.8

Employment(1)

2,054.2 2,138.4 2,119.3 2,119.6 2,159.7 (p)2,150.2

Unemployment(1)

176.6 125.9 153.3 127.4 100.4 (p)87.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

7.9 5.6 6.7 5.7 4.4 (p)3.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,972.9 1,998.7 2,006.4 2,028.8 2,036.7 (p)2,049.6

12-month % change

-5.0 -3.7 -3.3 -2.3 -2.1 (p)-1.7

Mining and Logging(3)

10.0 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.7 (p)9.8

12-month % change

-2.9 -5.8 -4.9 -3.0 -3.0 (p)-1.0

Construction(3)

94.4 93.4 93.4 98.7 99.3 (p)100.8

12-month % change

0.3 -1.3 -1.5 5.4 5.3 (p)5.5

Manufacturing(3)

260.9 265.9 263.8 264.3 266.7 (p)266.2

12-month % change

-2.9 -1.0 -1.7 -1.7 -0.7 (p)-0.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

381.1 388.6 385.9 386.7 388.5 (p)392.7

12-month % change

-0.4 1.5 0.7 1.1 1.6 (p)1.7

Information(3)

18.8 18.9 19.5 19.4 19.4 (p)19.3

12-month % change

-10.5 -10.0 -6.3 -7.2 -7.2 (p)-7.2

Financial Activities(3)

95.9 96.0 96.3 96.6 97.2 (p)97.1

12-month % change

-0.8 -0.6 -0.6 -0.1 0.5 (p)0.1

Professional & Business Services(3)

231.1 238.2 246.2 252.8 255.1 (p)255.9

12-month % change

-8.2 -5.3 -1.7 1.2 1.8 (p)1.3

Education & Health Services(3)

232.2 231.0 232.5 234.5 233.2 (p)235.4

12-month % change

-7.6 -8.0 -7.3 -6.5 -7.2 (p)-6.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

173.5 174.4 178.5 181.9 185.1 (p)190.9

12-month % change

-16.5 -16.2 -14.0 -13.5 -12.0 (p)-9.3

Other Services(3)

94.3 95.4 95.3 97.5 98.0 (p)98.0

12-month % change

-4.7 -3.7 -3.9 -2.3 -2.2 (p)-1.7

Government(3)

380.7 387.2 385.3 386.7 384.5 (p)383.5

12-month % change

-3.0 -1.5 -1.9 -1.5 -2.4 (p)-2.4

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
Birmingham Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Huntsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2021
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2021
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Huntsville — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mobile — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Alabama – 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama – 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Birmingham-Hoover — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
Union Members in Alabama – 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2021
County Employment and Wages in Alabama — Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Truck Drivers in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Southeast-May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2014
ConsumerPriceIndex_Summary_Southeast Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2021
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Mobile Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Montgomery Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2021
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alabama — 2019 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Montgomery — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Mechanical Occupations in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages for Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers in Alabama’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Engineering Occupations in Selected Southeast Metropolitan Areas – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in Alabama – Second Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
Women’s Earnings in Alabama – 2019 Pay News Release Feb 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Columbus — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Eamployment and Wages in Tuscaloosa — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Auburn-Opelika — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Decatur — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Dothan — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Daphne-Fairhope-Foley — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020