Alaska Local and Regional Information

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Alaska Economic Trends Articles

Worker Characteristics    (Text file of all years)

Residents age 16 and over 505,610
Residents employed 310,281
Female workers 152,073
Male workers 158,204
Workers age 45 and over 124,440
Workers age 50 and over 92,432
Total wages $12,423,181,768
Sector employed in
Private 239,545
Local government 45,265
State government 25,471
Peak quarterly employment 276,318
Workers employed all 4 quarters 219,106
New hires 104,206
Unemployment insurance claimants 56,490

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Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section. Last updated September 2016.