Copyright 2005 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 1
 

Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Initial Claims
Data produced by: Douglas Leonard, Senior Research Analyst

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

The over-the-year percentage decline (-18.9%) in initial claims was the largest since November 1999.


Percent Change
Claims Filed
Claims Filed Oct04 Nov03
WYOMING STATEWIDE Nov04 Oct04 Nov03 Nov04 Nov04
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 2,889 2,500 3,564 15.6 -18.9
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 1,118 702 1,681 59.3 -33.5
Natural Resources and Mining 158 128 155 23.4 1.9
Mining 122 103 131 18.4 -6.9
Oil & Gas Extraction 16 10 17 60.0 -5.9
Construction 884 468 1,433 88.9 -38.3
Manufacturing 76 106 93 -28.3 -18.3
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 1,211 1,345 1,272 -10.0 -4.8
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 287 243 319 18.1 -10.0
Wholesale Trade 44 37 44 18.9 0.0
Retail Trade 176 140 183 25.7 -3.8
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 67 66 92 1.5 -27.2
Information 21 28 10 -25.0 110.0
Financial Activities 38 36 48 5.6 -20.8
Professional & Business Services 253 216 291 17.1 -13.1
Educational & Health Services 84 90 108 -6.7 -22.2
Leisure & Hospitality 489 702 458 -30.3 6.8
Other Services 39 30 38 30.0 2.6
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 350 272 344 28.7 1.7
Federal Government 251 174 199 44.3 26.1
State Government 21 25 34 -16.0 -38.2
Local Government 78 73 111 6.8 -29.7
Local Education 11 17 18 -35.3 -38.9
UNCLASSIFIED 210 181 267 16.0 -21.3
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 424 284 461 49.3 -8.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 247 81 262 204.9 -5.7
Construction 224 67 248 234.3 -9.7
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 137 159 154 -13.8 -11.0
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 36 38 41 -5.3 -12.2
Financial Activities 7 15 4 -53.3 75.0
Professional & Business Services 51 54 49 -5.6 4.1
Educational & Health Services 16 16 18 0.0 -11.1
Leisure & Hospitality 19 23 24 -17.4 -20.8
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 27 31 27 -12.9 0.0
UNCLASSIFIED 13 13 18 0.0 -27.8
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 343 242 552 41.7 -37.9
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 179 93 356 92.5 -49.7
Construction 143 66 325 116.7 -56.0
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 136 122 155 11.5 -12.3
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 41 47 61 -12.8 -32.8
Financial Activities 6 5 6 20.0 0.0
Professional & Business Services 38 32 43 18.8 -11.6
Educational & Health Services 11 15 18 -26.7 -38.9
Leisure & Hospitality 29 18 22 61.1 31.8
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 17 12 22 41.7 -22.7
UNCLASSIFIED 11 15 19 -26.7 -42.1

 

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