Copyright 2002 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Continued Claims
Data produced by: Mark A. Harris, Sociologist, Ph.D.

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

"Total statewide continued claims are up over the prior year.  Oil & gas extraction had a particularly large over-the-year increase (412.8% or 2,006 weeks claimed)."

Percent Change
Weeks Claimed
Weeks Claimed Mar 02 Apr 01
Apr 02 Mar 02 Apr 01 Apr 02 Apr 02
WYOMING STATEWIDE
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 18,910 21,621 13,954 -12.5 35.5
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 6,171 6,668 4,630 -7.5 33.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 8,720 11,023 5,437 -20.9 60.4
Mining 2,674 2,743 771 -2.5 246.8
Oil & Gas Extraction 2,492 2,489 486 0.1 412.8
Construction 4,930 7,034 3,663 -29.9 34.6
Manufacturing 1,116 1,246 1,003 -10.4 11.3
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 8,666 8,915 7,068 -2.8 22.6
Transportation, Communications & Public Utilities 854 820 789 4.1 8.2
Transportation 668 644 581 3.7 15.0
Communications & Public Utilities 186 176 208 5.7 -10.6
Trade 2,494 2,467 2,330 1.1 7.0
Wholesale Trade 391 404 326 -3.2 19.9
Retail Trade 2,103 2,063 2,004 1.9 4.9
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 161 170 174 -5.3 -7.5
Services 3,727 3,761 2,606 -0.9 43.0
Personal & Business Services 1,114 1,217 659 -8.5 69.0
Health Services 228 226 198 0.9 15.2
Government 1,430 1,697 1,169 -15.7 22.3
Local Government 470 545 338 -13.8 39.1
Local Education 104 100 104 4.0 0.0
UNCLASSIFIED 1,524 1,683 1,449 -9.4 5.2
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 1,840 2,435 1,632 -24.4 12.7
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 596 739 527 -19.4 13.1
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 588 1,061 617 -44.6 -4.7
Mining 11 24 4 -54.2 175.0
Oil & Gas Extraction 9 12 0 -25.0 0.0
Construction 504 920 553 -45.2 -8.9
Manufacturing 73 117 60 -37.6 21.7
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 1,102 1,189 878 -7.3 25.5
Transportation, Communications & Public Utilities 161 154 224 4.5 -28.1
Transportation 94 89 105 5.6 -10.5
Communications & Public Utilities 67 65 119 3.1 -43.7
Trade 334 375 273 -10.9 22.3
Wholesale Trade 57 58 39 -1.7 46.2
Retail Trade 277 317 234 -12.6 18.4
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 18 30 34 -40.0 -47.1
Services 404 452 248 -10.6 62.9
Personal & Business Services 231 239 130 -3.3 77.7
Health Services 31 36 32 -13.9 -3.1
Government 185 178 99 3.9 86.9
Local Government 53 56 30 -5.4 76.7
Local Education 9 9 11 0.0 -18.2
UNCLASSIFIED 150 185 137 -18.9 9.5
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 2,338 2,727 1,445 -14.3 61.8
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 760 869 470 -12.5 61.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 1,161 1,529 575 -24.1 101.9
Mining 441 505 123 -12.7 258.5
Oil & Gas Extraction 417 469 93 -11.1 348.4
Construction 554 894 342 -38.0 62.0
Manufacturing 166 130 110 27.7 50.9
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 1,101 1,102 784 -0.1 40.4
Transportation, Communications & Public Utilities 114 108 82 5.6 39.0
Transportation 86 83 55 3.6 56.4
Communications & Public Utilities 28 25 27 12.0 3.7
Trade 386 412 299 -6.3 29.1
Wholesale Trade 82 88 89 -6.8 -7.9
Retail Trade 304 324 210 -6.2 44.8
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 31 26 39 19.2 -20.5
Services 523 491 289 6.5 81.0
Personal & Business Services 231 198 110 16.7 110.0
Health Services 37 30 40 23.3 -7.5
Government 47 65 75 -27.7 -37.3
Local Government 32 38 13 -15.8 146.2
Local Education 9 10 0 -10.0 0.0
UNCLASSIFIED 76 96 86 -20.8 -11.6

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