Wyoming Labor Force Trends

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning
Vol. 50 No. 12 — ©December 2013


Also inside December Trends:

Long-Term Occupational Projections by Educational Level and Replacement Need: 2012 to 2022

Wyoming Occupational Projections by Major Occupational Group, 2012-2022

According to the latest projections from the Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Wyoming is expected to add 54,006 new jobs from 2012 to 2022, but the best outlook for employment will be the need to replace workers who leave the state’s workforce over the 10-year period (Glover, 2013).  

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2013 Publications from Research & Planning

Map: Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rates, October 2013

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Fell to 4.5% in September Then Rose to 4.6% in October 2013

Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.5% in September and then rose to 4.6% in October (neither change was statistically significant). Wyoming’s unemployment rate decreased from its year-ago level of 5.1% and remained significantly lower than the current U.S. unemployment rate of 7.3%.  

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