January 2010

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Wyoming NormalizedaUnemployment Insurance Statistics: Continued Claims

Continued claims increased both over the month (13.5%) and over the year (164.7%). The benefit exhaustion rate edged slightly lower (-1.2%) compared to last month while nearly doubling the November 2008 rate of 5.6%.


a An average month is considered 4.33 weeks. If a month has four weeks, the normalization factor is 1.0825. If the month has five weeks, the normalization factor is 0.866. The number of raw claims is multiplied by the normalization factor to achieve the normalized claims counts.




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