Copyright 1999 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Table 1: New Business Formation by Quarter and Major Industry for 1993 to 1997

Starting Up Time
First Quarter Second Quarter Third Quarter Fourth Quarter Total
Number of New Firms Row % Number of New Firms Row % Number of New Firms Row % Number of New Firms Row % Number of New Firms
Agriculture 63 24.7 78 30.6 64 25.1 50 19.6 255
Mining 64 22.0 88 30.2 69 23.7 70 24.1 291
Construction 272 15.4 626 35.4 506 28.6 366 20.7 1,770
Manufacturing 52 19.4 70 26.1 75 28.0 71 26.5 268
Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities 111 23.1 122 25.4 123 25.6 124 25.8 480
Wholesale Trade 150 30.0 121 24.2 122 24.4 107 21.4 500
Retail Trade 310 20.5 426 28.2 419 27.7 357 23.6 1,512
Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate 180 31.0 135 23.3 131 22.6 134 23.1 580
Services 816 26.2 787 25.3 770 24.7 742 23.8 3,115
Public Administration 12 36.4 8 24.2 7 21.2 6 18.2 33
Total 2,030 23.1 2,461 28.0 2,286 26.0 2,027 23.0 8,804


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