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49. Alaska

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Alaska Score and Ranking

CATEGORY  2022 SCORE  2022 RANK 2021 RANK  2022 GRADE 
WORKFORCE2033427C-
INFRASTRUCTURE1215049F
COST OF DOING BUSINESS874648D-
ECONOMY1373847D
LIFE, HEALTH & INCLUSION2091119C+
TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION585039F
BUSINESS FRIENDLINESS1331216B
EDUCATION454947F
ACCESS TO CAPITAL84946F
COST OF LIVING64545F
OVERALL10074950

Economic Profile

Governor: Mike Dunleavy, Republican

Population: 732,673

GDP growth (Q1 2022): -8.2%

Unemployment rate (May 2022): 4.7%

Top corporate tax rate: 9.4%

Top individual income tax rate: None

Gasoline tax: 15.13 cents/gallon

Bond rating: (Moody's/S&P): Aa3, stable/AA-, positive

Economic profile sources: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federation of Tax Administrators, American Petroleum Institute (excluding 18.40 cents/gallon federal tax), Moody's Investor Service, S&P Global Market Intelligence

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