2013 Permanent Fund dividend at a glance

ldemer@adn.comSeptember 18, 2013 

Acting Alaska Department of Revenue Commissioner Angela Rodell announces the amount of the 2013 Alaska Permanent Fund dividend of $900 at a press conference in the Robert Atwood Building on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Anchorage, Alaska. Dividends are paid to eligible Alaska residents. The amount is based on a five-year rolling average of the investment earnings of the $47 billion Alaska Permanent Fund.


How much? $900.

When do we get it? Morning of Oct. 3 for those who picked direct deposit. Paper checks also will be mailed that day from Juneau.

Oldest applicant: 108

Youngest: One minute old at the midnight Dec. 31, 2012, deadline.

Number getting PFDs: An estimated 640,436 Alaskans.

Number who applied: 670,865, down a few thousand from last year.

Number giving a portion to charity through Pick.Click.Give: 26,093.

Total amount of PFDs this year: $576 million.

Total being given to charity: $2.4 million.

Total of individual dividends paid since the first one in 1982: $36,343.41.

Highest dividend ever: $2,069 in 2008, the same year all eligible Alaskans also received a $1,200 energy rebate.

Lowest dividend ever: $331.29 in 1984.


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