Copyright 2004 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 41 No. 5
 

Wyoming Normalized Unemployment Insurance Statistics: Initial Claims

Data produced by: Douglas Leonard, Research Analyst

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

Substantial over-the-year declines in Construction and Mining were partially offset by over-the-year increases in Financial Activities, Education & Health Services, and Other Services.


Percent Change
Claims Filed
Claims Filed Feb04 Mar03
WYOMING STATEWIDE Mar04 Feb04 Mar03 Mar04 Mar04
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 2,133 2,461 2,621 -13.3 -18.6
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 840 1,194 1,300 -29.6 -35.4
Natural Resources and Mining 172 167 330 3.0 -47.9
Mining 144 148 289 -2.7 -50.2
Oil & Gas Extraction 18 16 17 12.5 5.9
Construction 559 852 851 -34.4 -34.3
Manufacturing 109 175 119 -37.7 -8.4
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 987 958 967 3.0 2.1
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 248 294 328 -15.6 -24.4
Wholesale Trade 23 37 47 -37.8 -51.1
Retail Trade 152 161 169 -5.6 -10.1
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 73 96 112 -24.0 -34.8
Information 38 10 16 280.0 137.5
Financial Activities 52 56 33 -7.1 57.6
Professional & Business Services 133 201 142 -33.8 -6.3
Educational & Health Services 109 145 83 -24.8 31.3
Leisure & Hospitality 337 214 316 57.5 6.6
Other Services 70 38 49 84.2 42.9
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 162 125 163 29.6 -0.6
Federal Government 74 48 70 54.2 5.7
State Government 25 21 22 19.0 13.6
Local Government 63 56 71 12.5 -11.3
Local Education 19 17 21 11.8 -9.5
UNCLASSIFIED 144 184 191 -21.7 -24.6
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 334 359 305 -7.0 9.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 115 164 170 -29.9 -32.4
Construction 98 135 130 -27.4 -24.6
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 180 159 106 13.2 69.8
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 37 39 43 -5.1 -14.0
Financial Activities 7 14 9 -50.0 -22.2
Professional & Business Services 52 69 20 -24.6 160.0
Educational & Health Services 15 15 9 0.0 66.7
Leisure & Hospitality 13 17 19 -23.5 -31.6
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 20 19 25 5.3 -20.0
UNCLASSIFIED 19 17 4 11.8 375.0
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 292 341 370 -14.4 -21.1
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 140 186 184 -24.7 -23.9
Construction 106 149 143 -28.9 -25.9
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 137 141 156 -2.8 -12.2
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 37 44 65 -15.9 -43.1
Financial Activities 8 12 6 -33.3 33.3
Professional & Business Services 25 35 29 -28.6 -13.8
Educational & Health Services 26 30 16 -13.3 62.5
Leisure & Hospitality 27 15 31 80.0 -12.9
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 11 3 18 266.7 -38.9
UNCLASSIFIED 4 11 12 -63.6 -66.7


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