February Employment Report
The fist edition of the 2017 AEDC Employment Report, co-sponsored by First National Bank Alaska and Alaska Communications, has just been released.
This February, unemployment in Anchorage was 5.9 percent, a 0.3 percent increase from the January revised rate. With this latest figure, the 2017 year-to-date Anchorage unemployment is 5.7 percent. These numbers are higher than the national rate of 4.9 percent and below the statewide rate of 7.4 percent.