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

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

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

December initial claims declined by 7.4 percent over the year, led by declines in Construction and Manufacturing. Over-the-year claims in Other Services were flat.

 

Percent Change
Claims Filed
Claims Filed Nov04 Dec03
WYOMING STATEWIDE Dec04 Nov04 Dec03 Dec04 Dec04
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 2,960 2,889 3,196 2.5 -7.4
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 1,571 1,118 1,796 40.5 -12.5
Natural Resources and Mining 181 158 187 14.6 -3.2
Mining 152 122 160 24.6 -5.0
Oil & Gas Extraction 17 16 22 6.3 -22.7
Construction 1,218 884 1,386 37.8 -12.1
Manufacturing 172 76 223 126.3 -22.9
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 933 1,211 935 -23.0 -0.2
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 304 287 275 5.9 10.5
Wholesale Trade 35 44 34 -20.5 2.9
Retail Trade 182 176 157 3.4 15.9
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 87 67 84 29.9 3.6
Information 10 21 15 -52.4 -33.3
Financial Activities 48 38 39 26.3 23.1
Professional & Business Services 198 253 235 -21.7 -15.7
Educational & Health Services 100 84 94 19.0 6.4
Leisure & Hospitality 240 489 244 -50.9 -1.6
Other Services 33 39 33 -15.4 0.0
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 234 350 237 -33.1 -1.3
Federal Government 131 251 119 -47.8 10.1
State Government 20 21 18 -4.8 11.1
Local Government 83 78 100 6.4 -17.0
Local Education 13 11 21 18.2 -38.1
UNCLASSIFIED 222 210 228 5.7 -2.6
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 464 424 477 9.4 -2.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 277 247 282 12.1 -1.8
Construction 223 224 229 -0.4 -2.6
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 140 137 150 2.2 -6.7
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 51 36 47 41.7 8.5
Financial Activities 9 7 7 28.6 28.6
Professional & Business Services 41 51 55 -19.6 -25.5
Educational & Health Services 13 16 13 -18.8 0.0
Leisure & Hospitality 18 19 17 -5.3 5.9
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 25 27 16 -7.4 56.3
UNCLASSIFIED 22 13 29 69.2 -24.1
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 458 343 449 33.5 2.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 300 179 296 67.6 1.4
Construction 249 143 251 74.1 -0.8
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 131 136 126 -3.7 4.0
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 40 41 44 -2.4 -9.1
Financial Activities 14 6 5 133.3 180.0
Professional & Business Services 26 38 33 -31.6 -21.2
Educational & Health Services 17 11 13 54.5 30.8
Leisure & Hospitality 28 29 26 -3.4 7.7
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 12 17 15 -29.4 -20.0
UNCLASSIFIED 15 11 12 36.4 25.0

 

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