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Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Statistics:
Normalized Initial Claims--Statewide, by Industry


Statewide, total initial claims filed decreased for the eleventh consecutive time (in year-to-year comparisons). However, Laramie County had a substantial increase in its initial claims over the year, mostly from the Construction industry.


CLAIMS FILED % CHANGE IN CLAIMS FILED
NOV 97 OCT 97 NOV 96 OCT-NOV 97 NOV 96-97
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 2,010 1,197 2,326 67.9 -13.6
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 864 433 990 99.5 -12.7
--Manufacturing 121 65 92 86.2 31.5
--Mining 79 48 127 64.6 -37.8
----Oil & Gas Extraction 70 40 95 75.0 -26.3
--Construction 664 320 771 107.5 -13.9
CLAIMS FILED % CHANGE IN CLAIMS FILED
NOV 97 OCT 97 NOV 96 OCT-NOV 97 NOV 96-97
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 1,051 700 1,161 50.1 -9.5
--Transportation & Public Utilities 74 48 104 54.2 -28.8
----Transportation 56 29 89 93.1 -37.1
----Communications & Public Utilities 17 18 15 -5.6 13.3
--Trade 313 208 324 50.5 -3.4
----Wholesale Trade 35 30 39 16.7 -10.3
----Retail Trade 278 178 285 56.2 -2.5
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 36 25 39 44.0 -7.7
--Services 471 307 480 53.4 -1.9
----Personal & Business Services 105 82 130 28.0 -19.2
----Health Services 31 29 31 6.9 0.0
--Government 157 112 214 40.2 -26.6
----Local Government 60 44 74 36.4 -18.9
------Local Education 15 17 17 -11.8 -11.8
UNCLASSIFIED 95 64 175 48.4 -45.7


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