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


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


Total claims filed decreased over the year from May 1996 to May 1997. Wyoming (statewide) total claims filed were down 8.1 percent, and Laramie and Natrona Counties showed even larger decreases (17.9 and 15.4%, respectively).


CLAIMS FILED % CHANGE IN CLAIMS FILED
MAY 97 APR 97 MAY 96 APR 97-MAY 97 MAY 96-97
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 1,303 1,646 1,417 -20.8 -8.1
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 483 626 523 -28.3 -14.1
--Manufacturing 87 85 90 11.8 5.6
--Mining 97 155 110 -46.5 -24.5
----Oil & Gas Extraction 71 143 88 -47.6 -14.8
--Construction 299 386 323 -29.8 -16.1
CLAIMS FILED % CHANGE IN CLAIMS FILED
MAY 97 APR 97 MAY 96 APR 97-MAY 97 MAY 96-97
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 636 941 736 -32.4 -13.6
--Transportation & Public Utilities 46 90 55 -58.9 -32.7
----Transportation 35 75 47 -61.3 -38.3
----Communications & Public Utilities 11 15 8 -46.7 0.0
--Trade 243 323 268 -29.4 -14.9
----Wholesale Trade 40 39 53 -17.9 -39.6
----Retail Trade 203 284 216 -31.0 -9.3
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 35 29 21 3.4 42.9
--Services 312 386 279 -30.6 -3.9
----Personal & Business Services 67 95 77 -29.5 -13.0
----Health Services 32 41 23 -22.0 39.1
--Government 92 113 113 -35.4 -35.4
----Local Government 39 60 56 -43.3 -39.3
------Local Education 18 15 16 -6.7 -12.5
UNCLASSIFIED 91 79 158 1.3 -49.4



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