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Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

Research & Planning
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PO Box 2760
Casper, WY 82602
(307) 473-3807

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"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply." The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.

2020 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Statistics

Weekly Claims Reports | Current Monthly Claims Report | Monthly Tables and Figures | Annual Tables and Figures | Previous Claims Reports | Articles


NEW! Weekly Unemployment Insurance Claims for Wyoming


Weekly Unemployment Insurance Claims for Wyoming by County of Residence, Industry, and Selected Demographics, 2019-2020

Updated August 3, 2020, for the week ending July 25, 2020.


Weekly UI Claims Data Table of Contents


Current Monthly UI Claims Report

June 2020 Unemployment Insurance Claims Report:
Initial, Continued Claims Down from May

Beginning with the June 2020 Unemployment Insurance (UI) monthly claims report, the focus will temporarily shift to over-the-month changes in the claims data rather than over-the-year changes. This analysis will provide a better understanding of the month-to-month changes in the higher UI claims that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic and declining oil prices.

From May to June, Wyoming saw over-the-month decreases in both initial and continued UI claims. Wyoming had 7,979 initial claims in June, down 25.7% from May. Total continued weeks claimed decreased 12.5% to 83,807 in June. There were 22,717 individuals with continued claims, down 10.6% from May.

Most industries experienced a decrease in initial claims compared to May, including leisure & hospitality (44.0%) and mining (-26.5%), among others.

Although most industries showed a decrease in continued weeks claimed, increases were seen in mining (20.8%) and financial activities (4.7%).

June 2020 UI Claims Report

Published July 17, 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 Monthly UI Claims Reports

May 2020 | April 2020 |
March 2020
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December 2019 | November 2019 | October 2019 |
September 2019 | August 2019 | July 2019 |
June 2019
| May 2019 | April 2018 |
March 2019 | February 2019 | January 2019

December 2018 | November 2018 | October 2018 |
September 2018 | August 2018 | July 2018 |
June 2018
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March 2018
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December 2017 | November 2017 | October 2017 |
September 2017
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June 2017 | May 2017 | April 2017 |
March 2017 | February 2017 | January 2017

December 2016 | November 2016 | October 2016 |
September 2016 | August 2016 | July 2016 |
June 2016
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March 2016
| February 2016 | January 2016

December 2015 | November 2015


Selected Articles from Wyoming Labor Force Trends and Other Publications