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Oct
13

Consumer Price Index, West Region — September 2021

Prices in the West Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), crept up 0.2 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
07

Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2020

In 2020, Alaska women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $913, or 80.9 percent of the $1,128 median usual weekly earnings for their male counterparts.

Sep
14

Consumer Price Index, Anchorage area – August 2021

Prices in the Anchorage area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.3 percent for the two months ending in August 2021.

Alaska Economy at a Glance:

Alaska
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

350.8 350.7 350.5 348.9 349.4 (p)349.2

Employment(1)

327.5 327.5 327.3 325.8 326.9 (p)327.2

Unemployment(1)

23.4 23.2 23.1 23.1 22.5 (p)22.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.4 (p)6.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

305.9 304.9 300.8 305.2 305.9 (p)305.5

12-month % change

7.5 7.6 5.8 6.5 5.2 (p)3.6

Mining and Logging(3)

10.3 10.3 10.5 10.6 10.5 (p)10.5

12-month % change

-13.4 -4.6 0.0 -5.4 -2.8 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

16.5 16.6 16.8 16.9 16.4 (p)15.6

12-month % change

15.4 11.4 9.8 9.7 3.8 (p)-1.9

Manufacturing(3)

13.5 12.8 11.8 11.2 11.9 (p)13.1

12-month % change

20.5 2.4 -4.1 5.7 16.7 (p)19.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

59.9 58.6 58.7 59.7 59.3 (p)59.5

12-month % change

5.5 7.5 7.1 8.7 7.0 (p)4.8

Information(3)

4.7 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.8 (p)4.8

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 -2.1 0.0 (p)-2.0

Financial Activities(3)

10.6 10.8 10.5 10.5 10.7 (p)10.7

12-month % change

1.0 0.9 2.9 1.0 1.9 (p)-0.9

Professional & Business Services(3)

25.7 25.8 26.2 26.2 26.4 (p)26.2

12-month % change

2.8 2.8 4.8 4.8 5.2 (p)3.1

Education & Health Services(3)

49.6 49.8 50.1 50.6 50.6 (p)50.2

12-month % change

8.8 5.3 3.3 4.5 3.5 (p)1.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

27.4 27.5 25.6 26.7 27.0 (p)27.5

12-month % change

28.0 34.8 25.5 32.2 32.4 (p)20.6

Other Services(3)

10.6 10.7 11.1 11.2 11.4 (p)11.4

12-month % change

24.7 13.8 14.4 10.9 15.2 (p)12.9

Government(3)

77.1 77.2 74.7 76.9 76.9 (p)76.0

12-month % change

3.4 5.9 2.8 1.6 -2.7 (p)-1.7

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 Oct 2021
Western - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – West Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2021
Western - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Anchorage — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fairbanks — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Union Members in Alaska – 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
County Employment and Wages in Alaska – Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Feb 2021
Women’s Earnings in Alaska – 2020 Pay News Release Oct 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, Alaska – 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021
Consumer Price Index, West Region — September 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2021
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 – August 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2021
Anchorage Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Alaska – Fourth Quarter 2020 Employment News Release Aug 2021
Fatal Work Injuries in Alaska – 2019 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2021
Alaska Labor Market Outlook, September 29, 2016, Anchorage, AK N/A Factsheet Sep 2016
Employer-Reported Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in Alaska – 2019 Workplace injuries and illnesses News Release Jan 2021
Consumer Expenditures for the Anchorage Metropolitan Area: 2018–19 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2020
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