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Copyright 1997 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning


Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Statistics:
Normalized Continued Claims--Statewide, by Industry


For the fifth time in a row (in year-to-year comparisons), total unique claimants continued in a downward trend, falling 12.7 percent from May 1996 to May 1997. Total weeks claimed also decreased during this time period, down 23.4 percent.


WEEKS CLAIMED % CHANGE IN WEEKS CLAIMED
MAY 97 APR 97 MAY 96 APR 97-MAY 97 MAY 96-97
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 13,008 18,136 16,981 -28.3 -23.4
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 4,197 5,055 4,809 -17.0 -12.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 5,193 8,539 6,897 -39.2 -24.7
--Manufacturing 1,237 1,676 1,295 -26.2 -4.5
--Mining 958 1,209 1,678 -20.8 -42.9
----Oil & Gas Extraction 805 996 1,561 -19.2 -48.4
--Construction 2,997 5,653 3,925 -47.0 -23.6
WEEKS CLAIMED % CHANGE IN WEEKS CLAIMED
MAY 97 APR 97 MAY 96 APR 97-MAY 97 MAY 96-97
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 7,642 9,329 8,958 -18.1 -14.7
--Transportation & Public Utilities 791 1,042 842 -24.1 -6.1
---Transportation 595 835 633 -28.7 -6.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 196 207 209 -5.3 -6.2
--Trade 2,823 3,313 3,332 -14.8 -15.3
----Wholesale Trade 385 418 554 -7.9 -30.5
----Retail Trade 2,438 2,895 2,778 -15.8 -12.2
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 310 294 338 5.4 -8.3
--Services 2,878 3,660 3,470 -21.4 -17.1
----Personal & Business Services 757 973 921 -22.2 -17.8
----Health Services 358 372 440 -3.8 -18.6
--Government 840 1,020 976 -17.6 -13.9
----Local Government 574 656 561 -12.5 2.3
------Local Education 150 178 183 -15.7 -18.0
UNCLASSIFIED 173 268 1,126 -35.4 -84.6



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