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Aug
11

Consumer Price Index, West Region — July 2017

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

Jul
14

Consumer Price Index, West Region — June 2017

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were unchanged in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jul
14

Consumer Price Index, Anchorage – First Half 2017

Prices in the Anchorage Area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were unchanged in the first half of 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

362.8 364.7 366.5 367.1 367.1 (p)366.2

Employment(1)

339.5 341.3 342.4 342.4 342.0 (p)340.5

Unemployment(1)

23.3 23.4 24.0 24.6 25.1 (p)25.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.4 6.4 6.6 6.7 6.8 (p)7.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

330.1 328.4 328.4 330.9 332.4 (p)331.0

12-month % change

-1.8 -2.1 -2.0 -0.8 0.3 (p)-0.3

Mining and Logging(3)

13.3 13.5 13.4 13.5 13.4 (p)13.3

12-month % change

-16.4 -14.0 -11.8 -10.0 -6.9 (p)-5.0

Construction(3)

16.4 15.6 15.6 15.4 15.6 (p)15.7

12-month % change

-3.0 -6.6 -6.0 -6.7 -4.3 (p)-3.1

Manufacturing(3)

12.3 12.1 11.8 11.0 13.0 (p)12.9

12-month % change

-13.4 -14.2 -15.1 -16.0 -3.7 (p)-5.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

64.8 64.6 64.6 65.4 65.3 (p)65.3

12-month % change

-1.5 -1.7 -2.1 -0.5 0.3 (p)0.0

Information(3)

6.4 6.2 6.3 6.1 6.1 (p)6.1

12-month % change

0.0 -1.6 -1.6 -4.7 -4.7 (p)-3.2

Financial Activities(3)

11.7 11.8 11.9 11.9 11.9 (p)11.7

12-month % change

-2.5 -2.5 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 (p)-3.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

27.4 27.1 26.8 27.1 28.0 (p)28.2

12-month % change

-5.2 -5.6 -7.6 -5.9 -0.7 (p)0.0

Education & Health Services(3)

49.0 48.6 49.3 49.4 49.3 (p)49.4

12-month % change

1.7 0.4 2.1 1.9 2.7 (p)1.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

35.8 35.5 35.6 37.0 36.2 (p)36.0

12-month % change

2.3 1.4 0.8 4.5 2.8 (p)2.0

Other Services(3)

11.6 11.8 11.9 12.0 11.9 (p)11.7

12-month % change

5.5 6.3 7.2 8.1 8.2 (p)5.4

Government(3)

81.4 81.6 81.2 82.1 81.7 (p)80.7

12-month % change

-0.4 0.1 -0.1 1.2 0.6 (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.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Aug 2017
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2017
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Aug 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Union Members in Alaska – 2016 Employment News Release Feb 2017
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Feb 2017
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2015 Pay News Release Feb 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2016 Unemployment News Release Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index, West Region — July 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2017
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2017
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2017
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage – First Half 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2017
Anchorage Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2014 Employment News Release Oct 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release May 2017
Alaska Labor Market Outlook, September 29, 2016, Anchorage, AK N/A Factsheet Sep 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alaska – 2015 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Dec 2016