Copyright 2002 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Initial Claims
Data produced by: Mark A. Harris, Sociologist, Ph.D.

WYOMING STATEWIDE | LARAMIE COUNTY | NATRONA COUNTY

"Total statewide initial claims for February 2002 show a 32.0 percent increase over the prior year. In particular, claims for oil & gas extraction are up by 278 claims."

Percent Change
Claims Filed
Claims Filed Feb 02 Feb 02
Feb 02 Jan 02 Feb 01 Jan 02 Feb 01
WYOMING STATEWIDE
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 2,184 2,978 1,654 -26.7 32.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 1,227 1,535 776 -20.1 58.1
Mining 382 417 103 -8.4 270.9
Oil & Gas Extraction 360 385 82 -6.5 339.0
Construction 670 965 538 -30.6 24.5
Manufacturing 175 153 135 14.4 29.6
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 809 1,212 715 -33.3 13.1
Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities 100 133 96 -24.8 4.2
Transportation 86 104 82 -17.3 4.9
Communications & Public Utilities 14 29 14 -51.7 0.0
Trade 302 380 254 -20.5 18.9
Wholesale Trade 51 42 52 21.4 -1.9
Retail Trade 251 338 202 -25.7 24.3
Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate 30 16 10 87.5 200.0
Services 286 474 265 -39.7 7.9
Personal & Business Services 82 160 79 -48.8 3.8
Health Services 32 25 30 28.0 6.7
Government 91 209 90 -56.5 1.1
Local Government 36 78 33 -53.8 9.1
Local Education 4 10 10 -60.0 -60.0
UNCLASSIFIED 148 231 163 -35.9 -9.2
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 197 339 195 -41.9 1.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 84 148 92 -43.2 -8.7
Mining 5 3 1 66.7 400.0
Oil & Gas Extraction 5 1 0 400.0 0.0
Construction 67 130 80 -48.5 -16.3
Manufacturing 12 15 11 -20.0 9.1
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 94 171 89 -45.0 5.6
Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities 13 25 14 -48.0 -7.1
Transportation 10 15 10 -33.3 0.0
Communications & Public Utilities 3 10 4 -70.0 -25.0
Trade 35 64 35 -45.3 0.0
Wholesale Trade 6 6 9 0.0 -33.3
Retail Trade 29 58 26 -50.0 11.5
Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate 5 2 1 150.0 400.0
Services 33 63 28 -47.6 17.9
Personal & Business Services 16 32 16 -50.0 0.0
Health Services 3 3 3 0.0 0.0
Government 8 17 11 -52.9 -27.3
Local Government 2 7 2 -71.4 0.0
Local Education 0 1 0 0.0 0.0
UNCLASSIFIED 19 20 14 -5.0 35.7
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 322 379 214 -15.0 50.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 179 213 101 -16.0 77.2
Mining 65 65 10 0.0 550.0
Oil & Gas Extraction 57 60 8 -5.0 612.5
Construction 96 132 79 -27.3 21.5
Manufacturing 18 16 12 12.5 50.0
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 134 156 100 -14.1 34.0
Transportation, Communications, & Public Utilities 11 15 6 -26.7 83.3
Transportation 8 12 6 -33.3 33.3
Communications & Public Utilities 3 3 0 0.0 0.0
Trade 61 56 48 8.9 27.1
Wholesale Trade 17 8 17 112.5 0.0
Retail Trade 44 48 31 -8.3 41.9
Finance, Insurance, & Real Estate 6 3 1 100.0 500.0
Services 49 69 40 -29.0 22.5
Personal & Business Services 13 28 15 -53.6 -13.3
Health Services 8 3 8 166.7 0.0
Government 7 13 5 -46.2 40.0
Local Government 4 10 0 -60.0 0.0
Local Education 0 3 0 0.0 0.0
UNCLASSIFIED 9 10 13 -10.0 -30.8

 

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