January Alaska Economic Trends


January Trends is the annual employment forecast issue. For 2016, the forecast is that Alaska will lose 2,500 jobs, a 0.7 percent decline. The losses will be spread throughout the state with Anchorage forecast to see a job loss of 0.8 percent, Fairbanks 0.5 percent, and Southeast Alaska 1.4 percent.

Source: Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development

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