Copyright 2003 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

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

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

"Statewide initial claims declined 15.9 percent compared to September 2002. This was the largest over-the-year percentage decline since July 2001."


Percent Change
Claims Filed
Claims Filed Aug 03 Sep 02
WYOMING STATEWIDE Sep 03 Aug 03 Sep 02 Sep 03 Sep 03
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 1,370 1,291 1,629 6.1 -15.9
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 501 452 649 10.8 -22.8
Natural Resources and Mining 108 92 184 17.4 -41.3
Mining 97 73 172 32.9 -43.6
Oil & Gas Extraction 26 6 16 333.3 62.5
Construction 339 281 386 20.6 -12.2
Manufacturing 54 79 79 -31.6 -31.6
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 634 608 724 4.3 -12.4
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 177 192 252 -7.8 -29.8
Wholesale Trade 30 27 30 11.1 0.0
Retail Trade 94 119 148 -21.0 -36.5
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 53 46 74 15.2 -28.4
Information 11 15 10 -26.7 10.0
Financial Activities 43 44 40 -2.3 7.5
Professional & Business Services 105 125 136 -16.0 -22.8
Educational & Health Services 92 85 85 8.2 8.2
Leisure & Hospitality 182 119 156 52.9 16.7
Other Services 24 28 45 -14.3 -46.7
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 122 124 122 -1.6 0.0
Federal Government 48 42 44 14.3 9.1
State Government 17 24 24 -29.2 -29.2
Local Government 57 58 54 -1.7 5.6
Local Education 13 21 25 -38.1 -48.0
UNCLASSIFIED 113 107 134 5.6 -15.7
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 208 179 192 16.2 8.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 57 37 43 54.1 32.6
Construction 45 31 25 45.2 80.0
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 111 104 120 6.7 -7.5
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 33 33 48 0.0 -31.3
Financial Activities 4 7 11 -42.9 -63.6
Professional & Business Services 15 27 19 -44.4 -21.1
Educational & Health Services 23 12 25 91.7 -8.0
Leisure & Hospitality 27 15 13 80.0 107.7
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 30 27 21 11.1 42.9
UNCLASSIFIED 10 11 8 -9.1 25.0
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 215 210 232 2.4 -7.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 79 82 108 -3.7 -26.9
Construction 50 55 70 -9.1 -28.6
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 115 109 108 5.5 6.5
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 34 31 34 9.7 0.0
Financial Activities 9 10 9 -10.0 0.0
Professional & Business Services 20 20 26 0.0 -23.1
Educational & Health Services 23 24 15 -4.2 53.3
Leisure & Hospitality 23 14 9 64.3 155.6
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 9 11 6 -18.2 50.0
UNCLASSIFIED 12 8 10 50.0 20.0


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