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

Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Initial Claims
Data produced by: Douglas Leonard, Economist

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

"August statewide initial claims were 24.2 percent higher than in August 2001, with Construction, Mining, and Business Services showing the largest increases."

 

Percent Change
Claims Filed
Claims Filed Jul 02 Aug 01
Aug 02 Jul 02 Aug 01 Aug 02 Aug 02
WYOMING STATEWIDE
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 989 1,121 796 -11.8 24.2
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 343 364 252 -5.8 36.1
Mining 100 98 60 2.0 66.7
Oil & Gas Extraction 82 82 50 0.0 64.0
Construction 199 197 133 1.0 49.6
Manufacturing 44 69 59 -36.2 -25.4
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 552 646 429 -14.6 28.7
Transportation, Communications & Public Utilities 30 55 34 -45.5 -11.8
Transportation 21 40 22 -47.5 -4.5
Communications & Public Utilities 9 15 12 -40.0 -25.0
Trade 178 177 133 0.6 33.8
Wholesale Trade 29 36 23 -19.4 26.1
Retail Trade 149 141 110 5.7 35.5
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 21 23 17 -8.7 23.5
Services 235 273 170 -13.9 38.2
Personal & Business Services 81 70 48 15.7 68.8
Health Services 35 39 24 -10.3 45.8
Government 88 118 75 -25.4 17.3
Local Government 51 76 39 -32.9 30.8
Local Education 15 41 10 -63.4 50.0
UNCLASSIFIED 94 111 115 -15.3 -18.3
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 132 152 124 -13.2 6.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 33 32 29 3.1 13.8
Mining 1 1 0 0.0 0.0
Oil & Gas Extraction 1 1 0 0.0 0.0
Construction 27 23 18 17.4 50.0
Manufacturing 5 8 11 -37.5 -54.5
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 91 111 82 -18.0 11.0
Transportation, Communications & Public Utilities 6 14 14 -57.1 -57.1
Transportation 5 6 10 -16.7 -50.0
Communications & Public Utilities 1 8 4 -87.5 -75.0
Trade 28 27 20 3.7 40.0
Wholesale Trade 1 4 5 -75.0 -80.0
Retail Trade 27 23 15 17.4 80.0
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 6 5 5 20.0 20.0
Services 38 44 31 -13.6 22.6
Personal & Business Services 16 10 13 60.0 23.1
Health Services 8 10 3 -20.0 166.7
Government 13 21 12 -38.1 8.3
Local Government 2 9 2 -77.8 0.0
Local Education 0 6 0 0.0 0.0
UNCLASSIFIED 8 9 13 -11.1 -38.5
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 145 172 111 -15.7 30.6
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 47 53 33 -11.3 42.4
Mining 18 17 7 5.9 157.1
Oil & Gas Extraction 13 16 5 -18.8 160
Construction 23 23 16 0 43.8
Manufacturing 6 13 10 -53.8 -40
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 89 109 65 -18.3 36.9
Transportation, Communications & Public Utilities 5 4 6 25 -16.7
Transportation 3 3 3 0 0
Communications & Public Utilities 2 1 3 100 -33.3
Trade 34 35 19 -2.9 78.9
Wholesale Trade 9 12 3 -25 200
Retail Trade 25 23 16 8.7 56.3
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 4 3 3 33.3 33.3
Services 40 56 30 -28.6 33.3
Personal & Business Services 9 11 10 -18.2 -10
Health Services 5 12 5 -58.3 0
Government 6 11 7 -45.5 -14.3
Local Government 2 7 6 -71.4 -66.7
Local Education 0 3 2 0 0
UNCLASSIFIED 9 10 13 -10 -30.8


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