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News Releases:

Jun
10

Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2020

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged up 0.1 percent in May.

May
12

Consumer Price Index, Anchorage area – April 2020

Prices in the Anchorage area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), declined 1.6 percent for the two months ending in April 2020.

May
12

Consumer Price Index, West Region — April 2020

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), declined 0.4 percent in April.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

Alaska
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)346.8 346.3 345.4 344.3 339.2 (p)333.1

Employment(1)

(r)325.6 325.3 325.3 326.3 293.4 (p)291.0

Unemployment(1)

(r)21.2 20.9 20.1 18.0 45.8 (p)42.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)6.1 6.0 5.8 5.2 13.5 (p)12.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

329.5 328.7 329.8 325.7 281.3 (p)287.8

12-month % change

0.2 -0.2 0.1 -1.3 -14.7 (p)-12.4

Mining and Logging(3)

13.5 13.3 13.1 13.1 11.9 (p)12.3

12-month % change

3.8 2.3 0.0 -0.8 -10.5 (p)-7.5

Construction(3)

16.6 16.8 16.5 16.4 13.3 (p)14.3

12-month % change

-0.6 1.8 0.6 0.0 -19.4 (p)-14.4

Manufacturing(3)

12.1 11.2 12.1 11.6 10.8 (p)11.0

12-month % change

-1.6 -11.1 -4.7 -8.7 -15.6 (p)-14.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

65.7 65.9 65.9 65.9 60.1 (p)59.1

12-month % change

2.0 2.0 2.0 1.5 -7.0 (p)-8.1

Information(3)

5.3 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 (p)4.9

12-month % change

-3.6 -1.9 -1.9 -3.7 -1.9 (p)-7.5

Financial Activities(3)

11.8 11.8 11.9 11.6 11.0 (p)11.3

12-month % change

1.7 0.0 1.7 -0.9 -5.2 (p)-3.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

27.2 27.1 27.2 27.3 25.4 (p)26.0

12-month % change

-1.1 -1.5 -1.4 -1.1 -9.0 (p)-5.8

Education & Health Services(3)

50.8 51.1 51.1 50.0 44.6 (p)45.8

12-month % change

0.0 1.0 1.0 -1.2 -12.4 (p)-9.8

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

36.1 36.1 36.7 34.4 17.9 (p)21.9

12-month % change

1.1 0.3 1.9 -4.7 -50.1 (p)-39.2

Other Services(3)

10.9 10.8 10.8 10.8 8.1 (p)10.3

12-month % change

-0.9 -0.9 -1.8 -1.8 -25.7 (p)-6.4

Government(3)

79.5 79.3 79.2 79.4 73.0 (p)70.9

12-month % change

-0.9 -1.4 -1.4 -1.1 -9.0 (p)-10.3

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
Western Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2020
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2020
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2020
Union Members in Alaska – 2019 Employment News Release Feb 2020
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2020
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2018 Pay News Release Jan 2020
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index, West Region — May 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2020
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage area – April 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release May 2020
Anchorage Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2018 Employment News Release Sep 2019
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2020
Alaska Labor Market Outlook, September 29, 2016, Anchorage, AK N/A Factsheet Sep 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alaska – 2018 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Feb 2020
Consumer Expenditures for the Anchorage Metropolitan Area: 2017–18 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2019
2018 CPI Geographic Revision Fact Sheet Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2018
Consumer Price Index Data Tables - Pacific Cities and U.S. City Average Consumer price indexes Factsheet Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index Data Tables Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019