Anchorage Employment Report: May 2018

Anchorage Employment Report: May 2018

The Anchorage 2018 average year-to-date (YTD) not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent at the end of May, 0.6 percent higher than at this time last year. A decrease of 4,025 in the employment total and a decrease of 3,417 in the Anchorage labor...
2018 AEDC Economic Forecast Report

2018 AEDC Economic Forecast Report

Consistent with AEDC’s January 2017 forecast, Anchorage employment dipped 1.4 percent in 2017, a decline of about 2,100 jobs. In terms of employment, 2017 was a repeat performance of 2016, with oil and gas, construction, professional services, and state government all...
2017 AEDC Economic Forecast Report

2017 AEDC Economic Forecast Report

2017 AEDC Economic Forecast Report In its January 2016 forecast AEDC predicted Anchorage would lose about 1,600 jobs as the effect of declining oil prices rippled through the economy.  Though the final numbers aren’t out yet, actual job loss in 2016 is estimated at...
AEDC Economic Forecast Report: 2016

AEDC Economic Forecast Report: 2016

2016 AEDC Economic Forecast Report Though the price of oil started its steady retreat more than 18 months ago, the Anchorage economy showed resilience in 2015, gaining 600 jobs, in terms of annual average employment. Based on preliminary data, year-over-year...
AEDC Economic Forecast Report: 2015

AEDC Economic Forecast Report: 2015

2015 AEDC Economic Forecast Report As Alaska enters another period of oil price-related uncertainty, Anchorage employment is forecast to remain at about 157,100 in 2015. Over the last five years, employment grew by 6,000 jobs, an average of 1,200 jobs per year, and...