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Copyright 1997 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning


Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Statistics:
Normalized Continued Claims--Statewide, by Industry


Statewide, total weeks claimed decreased for the second month in a row (down 10.8% from February to March 1997) and also decreased over the year (down 15.9% from March 1996 to 1997). Total unique claimants also decreased.


WEEKS CLAIMED % CHANGE IN WEEKS CLAIMED
MAR 97 FEB 97 MAR 96 FEB 97-MAR 97 MAR 96-97
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 22,867 25,636 27,183 -10.8 -15.9
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 6,867 7,579 8,105 -9.4 -15.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 11,733 12,731 13,585 -7.8 -13.6
--Manufacturing 2,028 1,677 2,057 20.9 -1.4
--Mining 1,597 1,682 2,714 -5.1 -41.2
----Oil & Gas Extraction 1,273 1,255 2,489 1.4 -48.9
--Construction 8,108 9,372 8,814 -13.5 -8.0
WEEKS CLAIMED % CHANGE IN WEEKS CLAIMED
MAR 97 FEB 97 MAR 96 FEB 97-MAR 97 MAR 96-97
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 10,471 11,292 11,806 -7.3 -11.3
--Transportation & Public Utilities 1,184 1,186 1,478 -0.2 -19.9
----Transportation 975 974 1,241 0.1 -21.4
----Communications & Public Utilities 209 212 237 -1.4 -11.8
--Trade 3,490 3,682 3,754 -5.2 -7.0
----Wholesale Trade 469 477 662 -1.7 -29.2
----Retail Trade 3,021 3,204 3,092 -5.7 -2.3
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 338 342 417 -1.2 -18.9
--Services 4,200 4,652 4,676 -9.7 -10.2
----Personal & Business Services 1,150 1,310 1,264 -12.2 -9.0
----Health Services 346 345 585 0.3 -40.9
--Government 1,259 1,430 1,481 -12.0 -15.0
----Local Government 803 880 834 -8.8 -3.7
------Local Education 227 245 253 -7.3 -10.3
UNCLASSIFIED 664 1,613 1,793 -58.8 -63.0



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