Economy at a glance

February over-the-year job growth*

(U.S. 2.9%)

April unemployment rate**

(U.S. 3.4%)

Read this month’s unemployment press release

*Percent change to job numbers from the same month of the previous year

**Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates; Alaska's unemployment rate has been an unreliable and often misleading economic indicator during the COVID-affected months because of data collection challenges