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

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

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

    April 2005 initial claims were 2.5 percent higher than one year ago. This marks the first time in several months an over-the-year increase occurred.

 

Percent Change
Claims Filed
Claims Filed Mar05 Apr04
WYOMING STATEWIDE Apr05 Mar05 Apr04 Apr05 Apr05
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 2,088 1,715 2,038 21.7 2.5
705 690 641 2.2 10.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 178 135 181 31.9 -1.7
Natural Resources and Mining 138 112 150 23.2 -8.0
Mining 12 9 17 33.3 -29.4
Oil & Gas Extraction 452 449 385 0.7 17.4
Construction 75 106 75 -29.2 0.0
Manufacturing 1,135 768 1,119 47.8 1.4
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 265 226 236 17.3 12.3
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 30 27 28 11.1 7.1
Wholesale Trade 144 130 133 10.8 8.3
Retail Trade 91 69 75 31.9 21.3
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 16 19 34 -15.8 -52.9
Information 35 32 47 9.4 -25.5
Financial Activities 139 95 135 46.3 3.0
Professional & Business Services 83 80 95 3.8 -12.6
Educational & Health Services 562 293 522 91.8 7.7
Leisure & Hospitality 35 23 50 52.2 -30.0
Other Services 128 123 137 4.1 -6.6
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 48 64 49 -25.0 -2.0
Federal Government 17 23 18 -26.1 -5.6
State Government 63 36 70 75.0 -10.0
Local Government 6 6 13 0.0 -53.8
Local Education 120 134 141 -10.4 -14.9
UNCLASSIFIED
260 248 295 4.8 -11.9
LARAMIE COUNTY
100 100 96 0.0 4.2
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 88 87 80 1.1 10.0
129 122 169 5.7 -23.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 32 52 47 -38.5 -31.9
Construction 14 6 10 133.3 40.0
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 29 18 40 61.1 -27.5
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 21 12 17 75.0 23.5
Financial Activities 25 27 14 -7.4 78.6
Professional & Business Services 20 16 20 25.0 0.0
Educational & Health Services 11 10 10 10.0 10.0
Leisure & Hospitality 220 217 212 1.4 3.8
TOTAL GOVERNMENT
UNCLASSIFIED 98 103 80 -4.9 22.5
69 81 55 -14.8 25.5
NATRONA COUNTY 104 104 104 0.0 0.0
27 33 22 -18.2 22.7
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 4 7 9 -42.9 -55.6
28 11 25 154.5 12.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 14 22 25 -36.4 -44.0
Construction 22 22 17 0.0 29.4
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 10 6 15 66.7 -33.3
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 8 4 13 100.0 -38.5
Financial Activities 7 8 8 -12.5 -12.5
Professional & Business Services 11 16 25 -31.3 -56.0
Educational & Health Services 22 18 26 22.2 -15.4
Leisure & Hospitality 22 16 27 37.5 -18.5
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 6 10 11 -40.0 -45.5
UNCLASSIFIED 4 5 4 -20.0 0.0

 

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