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Unemployment Rates for
Kenai Peninsula Borough and Alaska 2013 - 2020

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021


Not Seasonally Adjusted Monthly and Annual Unemployment Rates for
Kenai Peninsula Borough
1990 to 2021

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 Annual
2021 8.5 8.8 9.1 8.7 7.4 7.0 6.5 5.4
2020 6.7 6.4 7.6 15.0 13.3 12.0 11.3 6.5 7.3 7.1 7.9 7.9 9.1
2019 8.2 7.7 7.4 6.1 5.5 5.4 5.0 4.8 4.9 5.4 6.1 6.3 6.0
2018 9.0 9.0 8.5 7.6 6.3 6.5 5.5 5.4 5.7 6.3 6.8 7.3 6.9
2017 9.3 9.6 9.0 8.1 7.2 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.6 7.0 8.1 8.3 7.7
2016 9.1 9.8 9.6 8.8 7.7 7.6 7.0 6.9 7.4 7.9 8.2 8.5 8.2
2015 8.6 9.0 8.8 7.8 7.3 7.1 6.3 5.9 6.6 7.4 8.0 8.4 7.6
2014 9.3 9.7 9.4 8.2 7.2 7.1 6.6 6.5 6.9 7.0 7.6 7.7 7.7
2013 10.2 9.9 9.3 8.3 7.6 7.5 6.6 6.4 7.1 7.9 8.3 8.4 8.1
2012 11.0 11.1 10.5 9.2 8.4 8.2 7.4 7.0 7.5 7.9 8.5 9.1 8.8
2011 12.2 12.2 11.6 10.4 9.1 9.0 8.0 7.7 8.4 8.9 9.7 10.2 9.7
2010 12.8 13.2 12.7 11.1 9.5 9.0 8.2 8.0 8.7 9.4 10.7 11.0 10.3
2009 10.8 11.6 11.5 10.4 9.5 9.3 8.4 8.3 9.1 10.4 11.1 11.4 10.1
2008 9.8 10.0 9.6 8.4 7.3 6.8 6.2 6.0 6.8 7.5 8.3 8.9 7.9
2007 10.2 10.1 9.4 8.7 7.2 6.9 6.1 5.7 6.5 6.9 7.9 8.7 7.8
2006 10.8 11.2 10.1 9.3 7.5 6.9 6.3 5.8 6.6 7.2 8.3 8.9 8.2
2005 10.9 11.6 10.6 9.3 8.1 7.5 6.6 6.4 7.6 8.6 9.6 9.9 8.8
2004 12.4 12.3 12.0 10.5 9.1 8.8 7.2 7.1 7.9 8.7 9.6 10.0 9.6
2003 12.0 12.4 11.4 10.6 9.2 9.3 8.0 7.8 8.8 9.7 10.9 11.1 10.1
2002 11.0 11.0 11.2 10.1 8.8 8.6 7.4 7.4 8.4 9.2 10.3 11.1 9.5
2001 10.1 10.2 9.8 9.0 7.5 6.8 5.8 6.0 6.7 7.8 9.0 9.6 8.1
2000 11.1 10.9 10.4 9.3 8.1 6.9 6.0 5.9 6.4 7.2 8.3 8.6 8.2
1999 13.3 14.9 13.4 12.2 10.1 9.6 8.5 8.1 9.3 10.4 11.5 11.7 11.0
1998 13.5 13.6 13.4 11.2 9.4 9.9 7.9 7.0 8.9 10.8 11.2 11.6 10.6
1997 17.3 16.5 15.5 13.5 10.9 10.3 8.4 7.7 9.0 11.1 12.3 12.7 12.0
1996 17.1 17.1 15.5 14.7 13.1 11.1 9.9 8.4 11.2 13.2 15.4 15.0 13.3
1995 16.0 15.7 14.5 13.5 10.9 10.4 9.5 8.7 9.5 12.3 13.5 14.5 12.3
1994 16.4 16.3 15.6 14.4 11.6 10.8 10.0 8.9 9.2 12.3 12.2 13.3 12.5
1993 18.2 18.8 16.7 15.4 12.5 11.6 8.8 8.2 9.1 12.3 13.1 13.4 13.0
1992 19.7 20.6 18.3 16.3 14.3 14.0 11.2 9.8 11.3 13.8 15.1 15.6 14.9
1991 15.1 15.8 15.1 13.2 11.6 11.4 9.5 9.1 10.7 13.6 16.4 17.3 13.1
1990 15.7 15.3 14.2 13.6 11.3 9.9 8.0 8.7 11.1 12.3 13.2 13.4 12.1