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Jan
18

Consumer Price Index, West Region — December 2016

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

Dec
20

Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alaska – 2015

Over 8,000 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported among Alaska private industry employers in 2015, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.9 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers

Dec
15

Consumer Price Index, West Region — November 2016

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), edged down 0.2 percent in November, 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)

359.2 359.2 359.4 359.9 359.3 (p)358.7

Employment(1)

335.1 335.0 335.1 335.2 334.7 (p)334.3

Unemployment(1)

24.1 24.2 24.3 24.6 24.6 (p)24.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.7 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.9 (p)6.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

339.7 340.0 338.3 337.2 334.8 (p)335.2

12-month % change

0.2 0.2 0.1 -0.4 -1.3 (p)-0.9

Mining and Logging(3)

15.2 15.2 14.8 14.7 14.7 (p)14.7

12-month % change

-12.6 -12.6 -14.0 -15.0 -12.5 (p)-11.4

Construction(3)

17.1 17.1 16.3 16.3 16.4 (p)17.1

12-month % change

-3.4 -2.8 -5.2 -3.6 -1.8 (p)2.4

Manufacturing(3)

13.7 13.7 13.9 14.1 14.6 (p)14.1

12-month % change

-2.8 -1.4 -0.7 0.7 2.1 (p)-1.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

67.2 66.6 66.7 66.8 65.8 (p)65.2

12-month % change

2.6 1.4 1.5 1.4 -3.2 (p)-3.1

Information(3)

6.0 6.0 6.1 6.0 6.2 (p)6.2

12-month % change

-4.8 -3.2 -1.6 -4.8 0.0 (p)1.6

Financial Activities(3)

12.5 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.6 (p)12.5

12-month % change

1.6 -2.4 0.8 1.6 2.4 (p)2.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

28.0 28.0 28.1 27.1 26.6 (p)26.4

12-month % change

-7.0 -6.7 -6.0 -9.4 -10.4 (p)-8.0

Education & Health Services(3)

49.4 49.7 49.8 50.3 49.8 (p)50.4

12-month % change

4.7 5.1 5.3 6.3 4.6 (p)5.9

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

36.3 36.6 36.3 36.2 34.7 (p)35.2

12-month % change

4.0 4.3 3.4 2.5 0.3 (p)-0.3

Other Services(3)

11.2 11.6 11.6 11.3 11.4 (p)11.6

12-month % change

-4.3 0.0 0.9 -1.7 -1.7 (p)-0.9

Government(3)

83.1 83.3 82.4 82.0 82.0 (p)81.8

12-month % change

1.5 1.6 0.7 0.1 0.6 (p)0.2

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 Jan 2017
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2017
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Union Members in Alaska – 2015 Employment News Release Mar 2016
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Feb 2016
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2015 Unemployment News Release Mar 2016
Consumer Price Index, West Region — December 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2017
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2016
CPI Historical Table - Anchorage, AK (old base) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2016
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage – First Half 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2016
Anchorage Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2014 Employment News Release Oct 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Dec 2015
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