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


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


Statewide, initial claims decreased for the second month in a row (down 25.4% from February to March 1997) and also decreased over the year (down 12.7% from March 1996 to 1997). Decreases also occurred in Laramie and Natrona Counties.


CLAIMS FILED % CHANGE IN CLAIMS FILED
MAR 97 FEB 97 MAR 96 FEB 97-MAR 97 MAR 96-97
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 1,638 2,196 1,876 -25.4 -12.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 718 1,060 914 -32.3 -21.4
--Manufacturing 129 238 165 -45.8 -21.8
--Mining 155 179 221 -13.4 -29.9
----Oil & Gas Extraction 144 162 209 -11.1 -31.1
--Construction 434 643 528 -32.5 -17.8
CLAIMS FILED % CHANGE IN CLAIMS FILED
MAR 97 FEB 97 MAR 96 FEB 97-MAR 97 MAR 96-97
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 792 958 811 -17.3 -2.3
--Transportation & Public Utilities 100 116 113 -13.8 -11.5
----Transportation 74 89 99 -16.9 -25.3
----Communications & Public Utilities 26 27 14 -3.7 85.7
--Trade 307 386 272 -20.5 12.9
----Wholesale Trade 38 47 38 -19.1 0.0
----Retail Trade 270 340 234 -20.6 15.4
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 26 23 21 13.0 23.8
--Services 249 309 274 -19.4 -9.1
----Personal & Business Services 63 74 73 -14.9 -13.7
----Health Services 31 43 36 -27.9 -13.9
--Government 110 124 131 -11.3 -16.0
----Local Government 50 54 56 -7.4 -10.7
------Local Education 8 22 16 -63.6 -50.0
UNCLASSIFIED 128 179 153 -28.5 -16.3



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