Copyright 2005 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 2


Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Continued Claims
Data produced by: Douglas Leonard, Senior Research Analyst

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

Continued claims fell by 31.5 percent over the month and 10.5 percent over the year. The goods producing sector continued to drive the overall decline, particularly in Construction.

 

Percent Change
Weeks Claimed
Weeks Claimed Nov04 Dec03
WYOMING STATEWIDE Dec04 Nov04 Dec03 Dec04 Dec04
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 18,595 14,146 20,768 31.5 -10.5
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 4,965 4,535 5,548 9.5 -10.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 6,134 3,484 7,776 76.1 -21.1
Natural Resources and Mining 990 744 901 33.1 9.9
Mining 705 536 716 31.5 -1.5
Oil & Gas Extraction 101 67 121 50.7 -16.5
Construction 4,631 2,347 6,237 97.3 -25.7
Manufacturing 513 393 638 30.5 -19.6
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 8,714 7,898 9,008 10.3 -3.3
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 1,951 1,681 2,231 16.1 -12.6
Wholesale Trade 378 303 399 24.8 -5.3
Retail Trade 1,091 958 1,247 13.9 -12.5
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 482 420 585 14.8 -17.6
Information 447 441 133 1.4 236.1
Financial Activities 388 323 435 20.1 -10.8
Professional & Business Services 1,828 1,498 1,935 22.0 -5.5
Educational & Health Services 685 651 820 5.2 -16.5
Leisure & Hospitality 3,134 3,041 3,137 3.1 -0.1
Other Services 281 263 317 6.8 -11.4
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 2,340 1,730 2,365 35.3 -1.1
Federal Government 1,418 942 1,190 50.5 19.2
State Government 233 231 253 0.9 -7.9
Local Government 689 557 922 23.7 -25.3
Local Education 126 142 183 -11.3 -31.1
UNCLASSIFIED 1,407 1,034 1,619 36.1 -13.1
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 2,999 2,268 2,818 32.2 6.4
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 802 706 760 13.6 5.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 1,101 439 1,166 150.8 -5.6
Construction 1,001 367 1,044 172.8 -4.1
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 1,536 1,508 1,216 1.9 26.3
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 390 369 382 5.7 2.1
Financial Activities 97 107 69 -9.3 40.6
Professional & Business Services 448 488 329 -8.2 36.2
Educational & Health Services 158 126 146 25.4 8.2
Leisure & Hospitality 130 102 164 27.5 -20.7
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 275 261 325 5.4 -15.4
UNCLASSIFIED 87 60 111 45.0 -21.6
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 2,017 1,378 2,648 46.4 -23.8
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 558 447 715 24.8 -22.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 863 429 1,302 101.2 -33.7
Construction 695 294 1,089 136.4 -36.2
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 958 804 1,119 19.2 -14.4
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 302 259 357 16.6 -15.4
Financial Activities 87 67 73 29.9 19.2
Professional & Business Services 282 240 310 17.5 -9.0
Educational & Health Services 98 89 179 10.1 -45.3
Leisure & Hospitality 144 103 137 39.8 5.1
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 114 85 135 34.1 -15.6
UNCLASSIFIED 82 60 92 36.7 -10.9

 

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