Copyright 2005 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 6


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


Wyoming Statewide
| Laramie County | Natrona County

    Statewide continued claims declined by 16.6 percent over the year and 20.4 percent over the month. The over-the-year percentage decline was the largest seen in a year.


Percent Change
Weeks Claimed
Weeks Claimed Mar04 Apr03
WYOMING STATEWIDE Apr04 Mar04 Apr03 Apr04 Apr04
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 15,385 19,318 18,440 -20.4 -16.6
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 5,065 5,056 5,941 0.2 -14.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 5,359 7,515 6,460 -28.7 -17.0
Natural Resources and Mining 931 991 1,075 -6.1 -13.4
Mining 794 830 887 -4.3 -10.5
Oil & Gas Extraction 94 110 163 -14.5 -42.3
Construction 3,517 5,404 4,430 -34.9 -20.6
Manufacturing 911 1,120 955 -18.7 -4.6
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 7,333 8,374 8,889 -12.4 -17.5
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 2,032 2,478 2,163 -18.0 -6.1
Wholesale Trade 242 333 266 -27.3 -9.0
Retail Trade 1,212 1,454 1,375 -16.6 -11.9
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 578 691 522 -16.4 10.7
Information 225 355 278 -36.6 -19.1
Financial Activities 371 419 572 -11.5 -35.1
Professional & Business Services 1,196 1,668 1,728 -28.3 -30.8
Educational & Health Services 714 774 848 -7.8 -15.8
Leisure & Hospitality 2,472 2,328 2,898 6.2 -14.7
Other Services 323 352 402 -8.2 -19.7
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 1,720 2,164 1,842 -20.5 -6.6
Federal Government 848 1,141 893 -25.7 -5.0
State Government 235 261 266 -10.0 -11.7
Local Government 637 762 683 -16.4 -6.7
Local Education 127 150 172 -15.3 -26.2
UNCLASSIFIED 973 1,265 1,249 -23.1 -22.1
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 2,131 2,779 2,792 -23.3 -23.7
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 717 740 874 -3.1 -18.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 735 1,131 837 -35.0 -12.2
Construction 643 1,007 688 -36.1 -6.5
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 1,122 1,348 1,588 -16.8 -29.3
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 403 462 323 -12.8 24.8
Financial Activities 85 79 129 7.6 -34.1
Professional & Business Services 230 333 637 -30.9 -63.9
Educational & Health Services 117 94 144 24.5 -18.8
Leisure & Hospitality 159 136 124 16.9 28.2
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 203 230 248 -11.7 -18.1
UNCLASSIFIED 71 70 119 1.4 -40.3
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 1,503 2,019 1,896 -25.6 -20.7
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 484 551 619 -12.2 -21.8
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 548 769 628 -28.7 -12.7
Construction 350 589 459 -40.6 -23.7
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 837 1,093 1,143 -23.4 -26.8
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 277 376 326 -26.3 -15.0
Financial Activities 83 87 83 -4.6 0.0
Professional & Business Services 155 235 265 -34.0 -41.5
Educational & Health Services 136 150 230 -9.3 -40.9
Leisure & Hospitality 102 152 166 -32.9 -38.6
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 75 99 83 -24.2 -9.6
UNCLASSIFIED 43 58 42 -25.9 2.4

 

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