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Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

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"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply." The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.

2022 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Statistics


Weekly Unemployment Insurance Claims for Wyoming

Weekly Unemployment Insurance Claims for Wyoming by County of Residence, Industry, and Selected Demographics, 2019-2022


Weekly UI Claims Data Table of Contents

Updated September 22, 2022, for the week ending September 17, 2022.

Current Monthly UI Claims Report

Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, August 2022

Initial and continued Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims in Wyoming continued to decline from prior-year levels in August 2022.

There were 980 initial claims in August 2022, down from 1,282 in August 2021 (-302, or -23.6%). This amount is 3.9% higher than pre-pandemic levels of 943 initial claims in August 2019.

The industries with the largest numbers of initial claims included construction; trade, transportation, & utilities; professional & business services; and leisure & hospitality

There were fewer continued claims in August 2022 than any other month dating back to at least 2007. Total continued weeks claimed decreased from 8,807 in August 2021 to 5,870 in August 2022 (-2,937, or -33.3%).

The number of unique claimants decreased from 2,869 to 1,805. There were more continued weeks claimed for out-of-state claimants (997) than any single county in Wyoming

August 2022 UI Claims Report

Published September 19, 2022.

Monthly Tables and Figures

*Information displayed in Initial and Continued Claims are adjusted for monthly comparisons by normalizing the number of weeks in each month to a standard 4.33 weeks.

**NAICS = North American Industry Classification code.

***SIC = Standard Industrial Classification code.  


Annual Tables and Figures

Related article coming soon.

Updated March 18, 2022.

NEW! Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims by Occupation

Unemployment Insurance Claims Data for Wyoming by Occupation, Educational Requirement, and Gender, 2019-2020

Table of Contents

Published March 26, 2021.

Selected Articles from Wyoming Labor Force Trends and Other Publications


Previous Monthly UI Claims Reports

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