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Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Statistics:
Normalized Continued Claims

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


For the thirteenth time in a row, statewide total unique claimants have decreased in over-the-year comparisons (down 24.1% from January 1997 to 1998). Please see the Article for more on the subject of Unemployment Insurance claims.


WYOMING STATEWIDE
WEEKS CLAIMED Percent Change in Weeks Claimed
JAN 98 DEC 97 JAN 97 DEC 97-JAN 98 JAN 97 - 98
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 19,228 15,416 26,281 24.7 -26.8
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 5,137 4,646 6,765 10.6 -24.1
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 9,955 6,792 13,563 46.6 -26.6
--Manufacturing 1,365 815 1,617 67.5 -15.6
--Mining 1,050 688 1,774 52.6 -40.8
----Oil & Gas Extraction 925 601 1,353 53.9 -31.6
--Construction 7,540 5,289 10,172 42.6 -25.9
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 8,822 8,290 10,973 6.4 -19.6
--Transportation & Public Utilities 757 568 1,139 33.3 -33.5
---Transportation 565 356 947 58.7 -40.3
----Communications & Public Utilities 192 212 191 -9.4 0.5
--Trade 2,652 2,364 3,321 12.2 -20.1
----Wholesale Trade 317 315 439 0.6 -27.8
----Retail Trade 2,335 2,049 2,882 14.0 -19.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 240 229 306 4.8 -21.6
--Services 3,997 3,984 4,682 0.3 -14.6
----Personal & Business Services 1,070 1,025 1,310 4.4 -18.3
----Health Services 295 300 354 -1.7 -16.7
--Government 1,176 1,145 1,525 2.7 -22.9
----Local Government 639 604 902 5.8 -29.2
------Local Education 166 186 261 -10.8 -36.4
UNCLASSIFIED 451 334 1,745 35.0 -74.2


LARAMIE COUNTY
WEEKS CLAIMED Percent Change in Weeks Claimed
JAN 98 DEC 97 JAN 97 DEC 97-JAN 98 JAN 97 - 98
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 2,588 2,081 3,112 24.4 -16.8
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 687 659 798 4.2 -13.9
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 1,537 1,170 1,770 31.4 -13.2
--Manufacturing 148 86 168 72.1 -11.9
--Mining 81 31 104 161.3 -22.1
----Oil & Gas Extraction 81 31 104 161.3 -22.1
--Construction 1,308 1,053 1,498 24.2 -12.7
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 1,022 896 1,209 14.1 -15.5
--Transportation & Public Utilities 109 99 132 10.1 -17.4
----Transportation 82 62 108 32.3 -24.1
----Communications & Public Utilities 27 37 24 -27.0 12.5
--Trade 343 280 470 22.5 -27.0
----Wholesale Trade 44 43 29 2.3 51.7
----Retail Trade 299 237 442 26.2 -32.4
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 37 40 69 -7.5 -46.4
--Services 397 356 410 11.5 -3.2
----Personal & Business Services 179 163 139 9.8 28.8
----Health Services 15 22 48 -31.8 -68.8
--Government 136 121 128 12.4 6.3
----Local Government 62 56 73 10.7 -15.1
------Local Education 25 24 23 4.2 8.7
UNCLASSIFIED 29 15 133 93.3 -78.2


NATRONA COUNTY
WEEKS CLAIMED Percent Change in Weeks Claimed
JAN 98 DEC 97 JAN 97 DEC 97-JAN 98 JAN 97 - 98
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 2,485 2,169 3,453 14.6 -28.0
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 670 647 918 3.6 -27.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 1,349 1,000 1,898 34.9 -28.9
--Manufacturing 139 58 249 139.7 -44.2
--Mining 191 149 259 28.2 -26.3
----Oil & Gas Extraction 154 115 204 33.9 -24.5
--Construction 1,019 793 1,390 28.5 -26.7
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 1,099 1,132 1,479 -2.9 -25.7
--Transportation & Public Utilities 81 83 152 -2.4 -46.7
----Transportation 34 28 118 21.4 -71.2
----Communications & Public Utilities 48 55 35 -12.7 37.1
--Trade 346 314 470 10.2 -26.4
----Wholesale Trade 42 48 100 -12.5 -58.0
----Retail Trade 304 266 370 14.3 -17.8
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 45 55 45 -18.2 0.0
--Services 562 607 682 -7.4 -17.6
----Personal & Business Services 197 211 231 -6.6 -14.7
----Health Services 104 115 109 -9.6 -4.6
--Government 65 73 130 -11.0 -50.0
----Local Government 37 53 89 -30.2 -58.4
------Local Education 0 3 31 -100.0 -100.0
UNCLASSIFIED 37 37 76 0.0 -51.3


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