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News Releases:
Jan
18
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alaska – 2021

Private industry employers reported 6,200 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in Alaska in 2021, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.3 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers.

Jan
17
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2022

Employment increased 2.4 percent in Alaska’s only large county, Anchorage Municipality, from June 2021 to June 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
12
Consumer Price Index, Anchorage area — December 2022

Prices in the Anchorage area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), declined 1.7 percent for the two months ending in December 2022.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

361.9 361.9 360.7 360.5 359.8 (p)359.3

Employment(1)

345.6 345.3 344.8 344.3 343.7 (p)343.7

Unemployment(1)

16.3 16.7 15.9 16.2 16.0 (p)15.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.5 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5 (p)4.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

312.7 315.8 320.1 321.5 323.5 (p)323.9

12-month % change

1.3 2.1 3.3 1.8 2.3 (p)2.2

Mining and Logging(3)

11.7 12.0 12.1 12.1 12.0 (p)12.3

12-month % change

8.3 13.2 15.2 14.2 11.1 (p)13.9

Construction(3)

17.3 17.3 17.6 17.7 17.9 (p)17.4

12-month % change

8.1 8.1 12.1 10.6 9.8 (p)8.1

Manufacturing(3)

10.8 11.0 11.0 11.2 11.3 (p)11.1

12-month % change

-12.2 -12.0 -19.1 -13.8 -15.0 (p)-17.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

61.2 61.4 61.5 62.9 63.6 (p)63.9

12-month % change

2.9 2.8 2.2 1.0 2.4 (p)1.6

Information(3)

4.7 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.6 (p)4.8

12-month % change

-4.1 0.0 -2.1 -4.2 -4.2 (p)2.1

Financial Activities(3)

11.2 11.2 11.4 11.5 11.6 (p)11.7

12-month % change

5.7 5.7 5.6 7.5 6.4 (p)7.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

27.0 27.4 27.5 27.7 28.3 (p)28.7

12-month % change

1.1 3.4 3.4 3.0 5.6 (p)7.9

Education & Health Services(3)

51.4 51.6 51.4 51.5 52.0 (p)51.4

12-month % change

1.4 2.2 2.0 2.2 3.2 (p)2.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

31.6 32.0 32.4 33.3 33.0 (p)33.3

12-month % change

9.3 9.6 10.6 0.9 1.5 (p)2.5

Other Services(3)

11.0 11.1 11.0 10.6 10.7 (p)11.0

12-month % change

2.8 3.7 5.8 0.0 -0.9 (p)0.0

Government(3)

74.8 76.0 79.5 78.4 78.5 (p)78.3

12-month % change

-3.5 -2.8 2.6 1.2 1.2 (p)0.9

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 2023
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2023
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2023
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2023
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 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2023
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 — December 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2023
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 — December 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2023
Anchorage Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2023
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 – 2021 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2023
Consumer Expenditures for the Anchorage Metropolitan Area: 2020–21 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2022
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 Jan 2023