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Alabama



News Releases:

Mar
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2020

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.2 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
03

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Alabama – 2019

In 2019, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 5.4 percent in Alabama.

Feb
25

Fatal Occupational Injuries in Alabama – 2018

Fatal work injuries totaled 89 in 2018 for Alabama, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Alabama Economy at a Glance:

Alabama
Data Series Back
Data
Sept
2019
Oct
2019
Nov
2019
Dec
2019
Jan
2020
Feb
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)2,245.8 (r)2,248.0 (r)2,248.2 (r)2,247.9 2,247.7 (p)2,244.0

Employment(1)

(r)2,184.3 (r)2,186.8 (r)2,186.8 (r)2,186.4 2,186.7 (p)2,184.2

Unemployment(1)

(r)61.5 (r)61.2 (r)61.4 (r)61.5 61.1 (p)59.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)2.7 (r)2.7 (r)2.7 (r)2.7 2.7 (p)2.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

2,075.0 2,076.2 2,079.5 2,085.3 2,082.7 (p)2,085.3

12-month % change

1.2 1.0 1.0 1.3 0.8 (p)0.9

Mining and Logging(3)

10.2 10.0 10.0 9.9 9.8 (p)9.8

12-month % change

1.0 -1.0 0.0 -2.9 -3.9 (p)-3.9

Construction(3)

94.8 93.6 94.3 95.5 94.3 (p)95.1

12-month % change

4.6 3.2 3.5 4.6 2.8 (p)3.6

Manufacturing(3)

268.4 269.0 268.7 268.7 269.4 (p)270.3

12-month % change

0.0 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 (p)0.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

383.2 382.5 382.5 386.0 387.6 (p)385.4

12-month % change

0.5 0.2 0.0 1.0 0.9 (p)0.5

Information(3)

20.8 20.9 20.9 20.8 20.9 (p)20.9

12-month % change

-2.3 -1.4 -0.9 -1.4 -1.4 (p)-2.3

Financial Activities(3)

96.9 96.7 96.7 97.0 96.3 (p)96.7

12-month % change

0.7 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.3 (p)0.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

250.4 249.9 250.7 252.7 250.5 (p)253.0

12-month % change

1.5 0.4 0.4 1.5 0.1 (p)1.2

Education & Health Services(3)

250.7 250.9 251.2 251.6 251.3 (p)252.4

12-month % change

2.2 2.0 2.1 2.2 1.5 (p)1.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

207.5 210.2 210.3 210.4 210.3 (p)209.5

12-month % change

0.6 1.2 1.4 1.1 1.2 (p)0.5

Other Services(3)

99.2 99.8 100.2 99.7 98.9 (p)98.7

12-month % change

1.5 1.8 1.9 1.2 0.0 (p)-0.5

Government(3)

392.9 392.7 394.0 393.0 393.4 (p)393.5

12-month % change

1.3 1.3 1.7 1.2 1.1 (p)1.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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 Mar 2020
Huntsville Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Southeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2020
Southeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southeast Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2020
Southeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Huntsville — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Mobile — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
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 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Union Members in Alabama – 2019 Employment News Release Feb 2020
Consumer Price Index, South Region – February 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2020
County Employment and Wages in Alabama – Second Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2019
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 Mar 2020
Columbus, GA-AL, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Mobile Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Montgomery Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2020
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alabama – 2018 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Montgomery — May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
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 2019 Employment News Release Feb 2020
Women’s Earnings in Alabama – 2018 Pay News Release Dec 2019