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News Releases:
Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage area — August 2022

Prices in the Anchorage area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), declined 4.0 percent for the two months ending in August 2022.

Sep
13
Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2022

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

Aug
30
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2021

From September 2021 to December 2021, gross job gains from private-sector establishments in Alaska were 27,986, while gross job losses were 20,502.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

361.6 361.8 362.5 362.6 361.9 (p)362.1

Employment(1)

343.7 344.4 345.7 346.0 345.6 (p)345.3

Unemployment(1)

17.9 17.4 16.8 16.5 16.3 (p)16.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.9 4.8 4.6 4.6 4.5 (p)4.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

316.9 317.0 313.2 310.4 312.7 (p)317.1

12-month % change

2.0 2.5 2.6 1.8 1.3 (p)2.5

Mining and Logging(3)

10.7 10.8 10.9 11.4 11.7 (p)11.9

12-month % change

4.9 5.9 6.9 9.6 8.3 (p)12.3

Construction(3)

16.8 16.8 17.0 17.4 17.3 (p)17.4

12-month % change

6.3 7.0 7.6 8.8 8.1 (p)8.8

Manufacturing(3)

11.1 11.6 11.4 10.8 10.8 (p)11.1

12-month % change

-7.5 -5.7 -5.8 -10.0 -12.2 (p)-11.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

63.3 62.8 61.8 61.1 61.2 (p)61.6

12-month % change

1.8 2.6 4.7 3.4 2.9 (p)3.2

Information(3)

4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 (p)4.7

12-month % change

-2.1 0.0 -2.1 -4.1 -4.1 (p)-2.1

Financial Activities(3)

11.2 11.2 11.3 11.1 11.2 (p)11.2

12-month % change

2.8 3.7 4.6 3.7 5.7 (p)5.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

26.9 26.7 26.6 26.6 27.0 (p)27.5

12-month % change

1.9 2.3 1.5 0.8 1.1 (p)3.8

Education & Health Services(3)

50.4 50.7 50.9 51.0 51.4 (p)51.9

12-month % change

-0.8 0.0 0.6 0.8 1.4 (p)2.8

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

33.5 33.6 31.7 31.4 31.6 (p)32.1

12-month % change

9.8 9.8 10.5 9.8 9.3 (p)9.9

Other Services(3)

11.4 11.2 11.1 10.9 11.0 (p)11.2

12-month % change

11.8 8.7 8.8 4.8 2.8 (p)4.7

Government(3)

77.0 76.9 75.8 74.0 74.8 (p)76.5

12-month % change

0.0 0.1 -1.4 -2.2 -3.5 (p)-2.2

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 Sep 2022
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2022
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Union Members in Alaska — 2021 Employment News Release Mar 2022
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2022
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2021 Unemployment News Release Mar 2022
Consumer Price Index, West Region — August 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2022
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (old base) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2019
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage area — August 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2022
Anchorage Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2021 Employment News Release Aug 2022
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2020 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2022
Alaska Labor Market Outlook, September 29, 2016, Anchorage, AK (PDF) N/A Factsheet Sep 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alaska – 2020 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2022
Consumer Expenditures for the Anchorage Metropolitan Area: 2019–20 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2021
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
Fairbanks Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2022