Labor Force Seasonally Adjusted

Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for Alaska

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2024


Seasonally Adjusted Monthly Unemployment Rates for
Alaska
1976 to 2024

Note: A change in the way labor force statistics are calculated for sub-state areas makes data prior to 2010 not comparable with later data.

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2024 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5
2023 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6
2022 5.2 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0
2021 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.8 6.8 6.4 6.2 5.9 5.7 5.5 5.3
2020 5.4 5.5 5.5 11.7 11.8 11.2 11.1 8.6 7.9 7.3 7.1 7.1
2019 6.0 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.3
2018 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.9 6.0 6.0
2017 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.4
2016 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.7
2015 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.4
2014 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.5 6.4 6.3
2013 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.9
2012 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1
2011 8.0 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.6 7.5
2010 8.4 8.4 8.4 8.3 8.2 8.0 7.9 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.1 8.0
2009 7.2 7.4 7.7 7.9 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.4
2008 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.9
2007 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.2
2006 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.3
2005 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0
2004 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2
2003 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.7 7.7 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.6
2002 6.8 6.9 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.4
2001 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7
2000 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.3
1999 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.2
1998 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4
1997 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.5 6.4
1996 7.7 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.4
1995 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.7
1994 7.8 7.8 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.2
1993 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.8
1992 9.1 9.2 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.7 8.6 8.4 8.2
1991 7.6 7.8 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.9 9.0
1990 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.5
1989 7.7 7.4 7.1 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.9 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.2
1988 9.2 9.1 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.8 8.8 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.3 8.0
1987 10.9 10.8 10.6 10.5 10.3 10.2 10.1 9.9 9.8 9.7 9.5 9.4
1986 10.4 10.7 11.0 11.2 11.4 11.4 11.4 11.3 11.2 11.1 11.1 11.0
1985 9.6 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 10.1
1984 10.2 10.2 10.1 10.1 10.0 9.9 9.8 9.8 9.7 9.7 9.6 9.6
1983 10.7 10.6 10.4 10.2 10.0 9.9 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.9 10.0 10.1
1982 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 9.9 10.0 10.1 10.3 10.5 10.6
1981 9.1 8.9 8.7 8.7 8.8 8.9 9.1 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8
1980 8.7 8.8 9.1 9.5 9.8 10.0 10.1 10.0 9.9 9.7 9.5 9.3
1979 9.6 9.4 9.2 9.1 9.0 8.9 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 8.8 8.7
1978 10.9 11.0 11.1 11.1 11.0 10.8 10.7 10.6 10.4 10.2 10.0 9.8
1977 9.1 9.4 9.6 9.7 9.9 9.9 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.1 10.4 10.6
1976 7.1 7.1 7.0 6.9 6.9 7.1 7.3 7.6 8.0 8.3 8.6 8.9