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Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Statistics:
Normalized Initial Claims

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


Natrona County's initial claims increased 15.6 percent from April 1997 to April 1998. Two of the big increases have been in Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction. Wyoming and Laramie County both had small decreases in initial claims.


WYOMING STATEWIDE
CLAIMS FILED Percent Change in Claims Filed
APR 98 MAR 98 APR 97 MAR-APR 98 APR 97-98
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 1,497 1,637 1,567 -8.6 -4.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 671 862 601 -22.2 11.6
--Manufacturing 78 153 84 -49.0 -7.1
--Mining 271 285 145 -4.9 86.9
----Oil & Gas Extraction 255 272 133 -6.3 91.7
--Construction 322 424 372 -24.1 -13.4
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 754 722 893 4.4 -15.6
--Transportation & Public Utilities 69 70 82 -1.4 -15.9
----Transportation 59 57 70 3.5 -15.7
----Communications & Public Utilities 10 13 12 -23.1 -16.7
--Trade 249 236 302 5.5 -17.5
----Wholesale Trade 37 42 39 -11.9 -5.1
----Retail Trade 212 194 263 9.3 -19.4
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 24 14 29 71.4 -17.2
--Services 320 301 373 6.3 -14.2
----Personal & Business Services 79 80 92 -1.3 -14.1
----Health Services 32 43 41 -25.6 -22.0
--Government 92 101 107 -8.9 -14.0
----Local Government 38 42 56 -9.5 -32.1
------Local Education 12 15 13 -20.0 -7.7
UNCLASSIFIED 72 53 73 35.8 -1.4


LARAMIE COUNTY
CLAIMS FILED Percent Change in Claims Filed
APR 98 MAR 98 APR 97 MAR-APR 98 APR 97-98
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 152 140 156 8.6 -2.6
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 53 53 49 0.0 8.2
--Manufacturing 6 11 4 -45.5 50.0
--Mining 8 3 3 166.7 166.7
----Oil & Gas Extraction 8 3 3 166.7 166.7
--Construction 39 39 42 0.0 -7.1
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 95 82 98 15.9 -3.1
--Transportation & Public Utilities 7 6 13 16.7 -46.2
----Transportation 6 5 11 20.0 -45.5
----Communications & Public Utilities 1 1 2 0.0 -50.0
--Trade 28 25 34 12.0 -17.6
----Wholesale Trade 1 4 4 -75.0 -75.0
----Retail Trade 27 21 29 28.6 -6.9
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 9 3 7 200.0 28.6
--Services 40 35 32 14.3 25.0
----Personal & Business Services 9 11 12 -18.2 -25.0
----Health Services 4 8 3 -50.0 33.3
--Government 11 13 12 -15.4 -8.3
----Local Government 3 5 3 -40.0 0.0
------Local Education 0 3 0 -100.0 N/A
UNCLASSIFIED 4 5 9 -20.0 -55.6


NATRONA COUNTY
CLAIMS FILED Percent Change in Claims Filed
APR 98 MAR 98 APR 97 MAR-APR 98 APR 97-98
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 208 222 180 -6.3 15.6
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 94 104 68 -9.6 38.2
--Manufacturing 10 9 8 11.1 25.0
--Mining 51 40 15 27.5 240.0
----Oil & Gas Extraction 50 37 15 35.1 233.3
--Construction 33 55 45 -40.0 -26.7
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 104 114 107 -8.8 -2.8
--Transportation & Public Utilities 10 6 3 66.7 233.3
----Transportation 7 5 2 40.0 250.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 3 1 2 200.0 50.0
--Trade 37 35 36 5.7 2.8
----Wholesale Trade 12 9 10 33.3 20.0
----Retail Trade 25 26 26 -3.8 -3.8
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 4 4 1 0.0 300.0
--Services 42 60 58 -30.0 -27.6
----Personal & Business Services 16 21 19 -23.8 -15.8
----Health Services 8 14 14 -42.9 -42.9
--Government 11 9 9 22.2 22.2
----Local Government 8 4 5 100.0 60.0
------Local Education 3 1 1 200.0 0.0
UNCLASSIFIED 10 4 5 150.0 100.0


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