Alaska's Unemployment is Down, But Not by Much

Published: Jun. 15, 2018 at 8:28 PM AKDT
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Alaska's unemployment is down, but not by much.

In May, the state's unemployment dropped by 0.1%... down to 7.2%.

Unemployment in Alaska had been stuck at 7.3% throughout 2018.

The state's jobless rate has not changed significantly in recent history with May of last year being at 7.1%.

Alaska remains well behind the national average of 3.8%.