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Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Statistics

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NEW! Weekly Unemployment Insurance Claims for Wyoming

Current UI Claims Report

Initial Claims Increase by 39.1% Over the Year

Wyoming had 2,193 initial Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims in Wyoming in February 2020, an over-the-year increase of 616 claims (39.1%). Wyoming has experienced an over-the-year increase in initial claims during eight of the last nine months.

Most industries showed an over-the-year increase in initial claims, with the greatest increases seen in construction, unclassified, and natural resources & mining. At the county level, initial claims increased over the year in 19 of the state’s 23 counties.

Total continued weeks claimed increased by 2,864 weeks, or 18.1%. Total unique claimants increased by 861 (18.6%), while the number of claimants who exhausted their benefits increased by 79 (16.1%).

The greatest over-the-year increases occurred in the unclassified industry, followed by natural resources & mining, and construction. At the county level, the greatest increases were seen in out-of-state claimants, followed by Sweetwater and Natrona counties.

Published March 24, 2020.

Monthly Tables and Figures

*Information displayed in Initial and Continued Claims are adjusted for monthly comparisons by normalizing the number of weeks in each month to a standard 4.33 weeks.

**NAICS = North American Industry Classification code.

***SIC = Standard Industrial Classification code.  

Annual Tables and Figures

Updated February 2020.

Previous UI Claims Reports

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Selected Articles from Wyoming Labor Force Trends