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

Worker Characteristics    (Text file of all years)

Residents age 16 and over 506,890
Residents employed 304,556
Female workers 150,180
Male workers 154,374
Workers age 45 and over 120,847
Workers age 50 and over 92,513
Total wages $13,094,184,783
Sector employed in
Private 236,086
Local government 44,613
State government 23,857
Peak quarterly employment 273,209
Workers employed all 4 quarters 218,965
New hires 95,658
Unemployment insurance claimants 38,054

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