Copyright 2005 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 3
 

Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Initial Claims
Data produced by: Douglas Leonard, Senior Research Analyst

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

January initial claims fell by 10.6 percent over the year. Claims in Mining and Manufacturing were sharply lower than at this time last year. 

 

Percent Change
Claims Filed
Claims Filed Dec04 Jan04
WYOMING STATEWIDE Jan05 Dec04 Jan04 Jan05 Jan05
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 3,200 2,960 3,578 8.1 -10.6
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 1,458 1,571 1,704 -7.2 -14.4
Natural Resources and Mining 192 181 248 6.1 -22.6
Mining 173 152 232 13.8 -25.4
Oil & Gas Extraction 13 17 25 -23.5 -48.0
Construction 1,120 1,218 1,204 -8.0 -7.0
Manufacturing 146 172 252 -15.1 -42.1
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 1,290 933 1,385 38.3 -6.9
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 440 304 451 44.7 -2.4
Wholesale Trade 39 35 52 11.4 -25.0
Retail Trade 267 182 274 46.7 -2.6
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 134 87 125 54.0 7.2
Information 23 10 23 130.0 0.0
Financial Activities 69 48 65 43.8 6.2
Professional & Business Services 218 198 337 10.1 -35.3
Educational & Health Services 95 100 99 -5.0 -4.0
Leisure & Hospitality 382 240 356 59.2 7.3
Other Services 63 33 54 90.9 16.7
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 261 234 271 11.5 -3.7
Federal Government 128 131 131 -2.3 -2.3
State Government 32 20 27 60.0 18.5
Local Government 101 83 113 21.7 -10.6
Local Education 17 13 21 30.8 -19.0
UNCLASSIFIED 191 222 218 -14.0 -12.4
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 426 464 494 -8.2 -13.8
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 216 277 246 -22.0 -12.2
Construction 195 223 207 -12.6 -5.8
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 173 140 206 23.6 -16.0
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 76 51 68 49.0 11.8
Financial Activities 21 9 19 133.3 10.5
Professional & Business Services 31 41 65 -24.4 -52.3
Educational & Health Services 14 13 17 7.7 -17.6
Leisure & Hospitality 20 18 26 11.1 -23.1
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 25 25 26 0.0 -3.8
UNCLASSIFIED 12 22 16 -45.5 -25.0
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 406 458 425 -11.4 -4.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 206 300 176 -31.3 17.0
Construction 156 249 137 -37.3 13.9
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 179 131 220 36.6 -18.6
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 53 40 50 32.5 6.0
Financial Activities 10 14 8 -28.6 25.0
Professional & Business Services 50 26 92 92.3 -45.7
Educational & Health Services 20 17 21 17.6 -4.8
Leisure & Hospitality 33 28 40 17.9 -17.5
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 9 12 16 -25.0 -43.8
UNCLASSIFIED 12 15 13 -20.0 -7.7

 

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