Alaska Local and Regional Information
Please note: There is an important distinction between the local/regional employment data and our “standard” employment series. Read more here.
Alaska Economic Trends Articles
- More Job Losses Expected in 2017, Moderate losses forecasted across most sectors this year (January 2017)
Worker Characteristics (Text file of all years)
|Residents age 16 and over||505,610|
|Workers age 45 and over||124,440|
|Workers age 50 and over||92,432|
|Sector employed in|
|Peak quarterly employment||276,318|
|Workers employed all 4 quarters||219,106|
|Unemployment insurance claimants||56,490|
Summary chart 1
Summary chart 2
Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section. Last updated September 2016.