Copyright 2003 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Table 1: Wyoming Employees' Industry Distribution by 1998-2001 Current Population Survey (CPS), 2000 Merged Benefits Data (MBD), and 2000 Weighted Merged Benefits Data (WMBD)
Industry CPS MBS WMBD*
Agriculture 103 715 1,628
Column % 3.2% 1.4% 3.2%
Mining 252 4,999 3,983
Column % 7.9% 9.9% 7.9%
Construction 202 2,778 3,193
Column % 6.3% 5.5% 6.3%
Manufacturing 176 3,493 2,782
Column % 5.5% 6.9% 5.5%
TCPU** 214 1,664 3,382
Column % 6.7% 3.3% 6.7%
Wholesale Trade 73 1,039 1,154
Column % 2.3% 2.1% 2.3%
Retail Trade 629 5,667 9,942
Column % 19.7% 11.3% 19.6%
FIRE*** 110 1,618 1,739
Column % 3.5% 3.2% 3.4%
Services 638 7,682 10,347
Column % 20.0% 15.3% 20.4%
Government 788 20,686 12,455
Column % 24.7% 41.1% 24.6%
       
Total 3,185 50,341 50,605
Column % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
*Weighted to adjust to CPS industry employment distribution.
**Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities.
***Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate.
Source: Current Population Survey and Research & Planning Merged Benefits Data.

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