Copyright 2004 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 41 No. 6

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

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

The percentage decline in over-the-year continued claims (-22.4%) was the largest seen since 1997.


Percent Change
Weeks Claimed
Weeks Claimed Mar04 Apr03
WYOMING STATEWIDE Apr04 Mar04 Apr03 Apr04 Apr04
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 18,440 23,106 23,777 -20.2 -22.4
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 5,941 6,034 6,622 -1.5 -10.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 6,460 9,891 10,660 -34.7 -39.4
Natural Resources and Mining 1,075 1,225 1,988 -12.2 -45.9
Mining 887 1,007 1,700 -11.9 -47.8
Oil & Gas Extraction 163 144 178 13.2 -8.4
Construction 4,430 7,371 7,182 -39.9 -38.3
Manufacturing 955 1,295 1,490 -26.3 -35.9
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 8,889 9,483 9,641 -6.3 -7.8
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 2,163 2,593 3,124 -16.6 -30.8
Wholesale Trade 266 339 392 -21.5 -32.1
Retail Trade 1,375 1,594 1,842 -13.7 -25.4
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 522 660 890 -20.9 -41.3
Information 278 204 242 36.3 14.9
Financial Activities 572 556 399 2.9 43.4
Professional & Business Services 1,728 2,011 1,837 -14.1 -5.9
Educational & Health Services 848 950 766 -10.7 10.7
Leisure & Hospitality 2,898 2,499 2,753 16.0 5.3
Other Services 402 670 520 -40.0 -22.7
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 1,842 2,229 1,872 -17.4 -1.6
Federal Government 893 1,082 843 -17.5 5.9
State Government 266 282 254 -5.7 4.7
Local Government 683 865 775 -21.0 -11.9
Local Education 172 181 166 -5.0 3.6
UNCLASSIFIED 1,249 1,503 1,604 -16.9 -22.1
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 2,792 3,304 2,593 -15.5 7.7
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 874 863 738 1.3 18.4
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 837 1,306 1,027 -35.9 -18.5
Construction 688 1,121 856 -38.6 -19.6
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 1,588 1,582 1,217 0.4 30.5
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 323 371 465 -12.9 -30.5
Financial Activities 129 116 79 11.2 63.3
Professional & Business Services 637 406 331 56.9 92.4
Educational & Health Services 144 162 72 -11.1 100.0
Leisure & Hospitality 124 146 161 -15.1 -23.0
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 248 277 223 -10.5 11.2
UNCLASSIFIED 119 139 126 -14.4 -5.6
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 1,896 2,606 2,744 -27.2 -30.9
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 619 724 772 -14.5 -19.8
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 628 1,140 1,248 -44.9 -49.7
Construction 459 949 843 -51.6 -45.6
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 1,143 1,279 1,280 -10.6 -10.7
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 326 378 484 -13.8 -32.6
Financial Activities 83 92 93 -9.8 -10.8
Professional & Business Services 265 317 302 -16.4 -12.3
Educational & Health Services 230 199 158 15.6 45.6
Leisure & Hospitality 166 220 139 -24.5 19.4
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 83 96 135 -13.5 -38.5
UNCLASSIFIED 42 91 81 -53.8 -48.1


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