January 2010

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Wyoming NormalizedaUnemployment Insurance Statistics: Initial Claims

Initial claims declined by 10.8% compared to October while increasing 47.5% compared to November 2008. The over-the-month change was much less than the 11-year average increase of 32.5%.


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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