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Copyright 1997 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning


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


Statewide, initital claims filed decreased 34.3 percent from January 1996 to January 1997. Most of the large number of claims filed in January 1996 occurred in government, due to the federal government shutdown that took place at that time.


CLAIMS FILED % CHANGE IN CLAIMS FILED
JAN 97 DEC 96 JAN 96 DEC 96-JAN 97 JAN 96-97
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 3,353 2,706 4,681 23.9 -34.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 1,639 1,548 1,884 -5.9 -16.0
--Manufacturing 212 199 250 6.5 -18.8
--Mining 268 206 379 30.1 -31.7
----Oil & Gas Extraction 205 165 350 24.2 -44.0
--Construction 1,159 1,143 1,255 1.4 -10.8
CLAIMS FILED % CHANGE IN CLAIMS FILED
JAN 97 DEC 96 JAN 96 DEC 96-JAN 97 JAN 96-97
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 1,284 949 2,572 53.3 -50.1
--Transportation & Public Utilities 153 107 209 43.0 -34.4
----Transportation 125 94 187 32.9 -38.5
----Communications & Public Utilities 28 13 22 115.4 0.0
--Trade 457 287 516 59.2 -16.9
----Wholesale Trade 59 39 91 51.3 -44.0
----Retail Trade 398 248 425 60.5 -11.1
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 34 26 29 30.8 0.0
--Services 581 329 602 76.6 -17.8
----Personal & Business Services 136 95 155 43.2 -18.7
----Health Services 57 18 50 216.7 -6.0
--Government 232 200 1,216 10.7 -84.0
----Local Government 81 66 78 22.7 -2.6
------Local Education 22 12 15 83.3 13.3
UNCLASSIFIED 257 209 225 23.9 -7.1



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