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Civilian Labor Force and Unemployment:
National, Statewide, Regional, and Counties



LABOR FORCE UNEMPLOYED NUMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
REGION-or-County August 97 (p) July 97 (r) August 96 (b) August 97 (p) July 97 (r) August 96 (b) August 97 (p) July 97 (r) August 96 (b)
NORTHWEST 47,989 48,697 47,653 2,295 2,609 2,531 4.8 5.4 5.3
Big Horn 5,442 5,400 5,247 247 291 255 4.5 5.4 4.9
Fremont 17,534 17,681 17,587 1,253 1,361 1,272 7.1 7.7 7.2
Hot Springs 2,681 2,697 2,492 92 99 112 3.4 3.7 4.5
Park 17,483 17,964 17,310 474 578 581 2.7 3.2 3.4
Washakie 4,849 4,955 5,017 229 280 311 4.7 5.7 6.2
NORTHEAST 43,288 43,416 43,165 1,599 1,797 1,670 3.7 4.1 3.9
Campbell 19,160 19,053 19,232 788 872 802 4.1 4.6 4.2
Crook 3,180 3,167 3,128 105 112 122 3.3 3.5 3.9
Johnson 4,149 4,271 3,917 110 138 114 2.7 3.2 2.9
Sheridan 13,620 13,723 13,645 481 535 486 3.5 3.9 3.6
Weston 3,179 3,202 3,243 115 140 146 3.6 4.4 4.5
LABOR FORCE UNEMPLOYED NUMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
REGION-or-County August 97 (p) July 97 (r) August 96 (b) August 97 (p) July 97 (r) August 96 (b) August 97 (p) July 97 (r) August 96 (b)
SOUTHWEST 53,286 53,802 55,129 2,064 2,352 2,696 3.9 4.4 4.9
Lincoln 6,417 6,369 6,243 286 330 333 4.5 5.2 5.3
Sublette 3,415 3,350 3,345 62 67 88 1.8 2.0 2.6
Sweetwater 19,682 19,948 20,812 1,031 1,161 1,291 5.2 5.8 6.2
Teton 12,876 13,239 13,319 151 174 182 1.2 1.3 1.4
Uinta 10,896 10,896 11,410 534 620 802 4.9 5.7 7.0
SOUTHEAST 67,464 68,559 67,873 1,849 2,064 2,025 2.7 3.0 3.0
Albany 16,705 16,791 16,561 286 324 306 1.7 1.9 1.8
Goshen 6,302 6,240 6,289 250 264 306 4.0 4.2 4.9
Laramie 38,785 39,793 39,510 1,162 1,290 1,238 3.0 3.2 3.1
Niobrara 1,418 1,397 1,337 18 23 22 1.3 1.6 1.6
Platte 4,254 4,338 4,176 133 163 153 3.1 3.8 3.7
LABOR FORCE UNEMPLOYED NUMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATES
REGION-or-County August 97 (p) July 97 (r) August 96 (b) August 97 (p) July 97 (r) August 96 (b) August 97 (p) July 97 (r) August 96 (b)
CENTRAL 48,096 48,782 48,057 2,243 2,543 2,604 4.7 5.2 5.4
Carbon 8,372 8,465 8,615 277 321 331 3.3 3.8 3.8
Converse 6,847 6,743 6,674 341 379 350 5.0 5.6 5.2
Natrona 32,877 33,574 32,768 1,625 1,843 1,923 4.9 5.5 5.9
STATEWIDE 260,124 263,256 261,879 10,052 11,365 11,527 3.9 4.3 4.4
Statewide Seasonally Adjusted 4.5 4.9 5.1
U.S. 4.8 5.0 5.1
U.S. Seasonally Adjusted 4.9 4.8 5.2


Prepared in cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Benchmarked 02/97. Run Date 09/97.


(p) Preliminary.
(r) Revised.
(b) Benchmarked.


NOTE: The 1996 annual average unemployment rate for Wyoming was estimated at 5.0 percent. A 90 percent confidence interval around this estimate suggests that in 9 out of 10 cases the actual rate would fall between 4.4 and 5.6 percent.



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