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Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Statistics:
Normalized Initial Claims

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


Total initial claims filed for statewide as well as Natrona County are continuing to decrease in over-the-year comparisons (-14.2% and -36.8%, respectively). Laramie County is remaining steady.


WYOMING STATEWIDE
CLAIMS FILED Percent Change in Claims Filed
MAY 98 APR 98 MAY 97 APR-MAY 98 MAY 97-98
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 954 1,497 1,112 -36.3 -14.2
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 368 671 431 -45.2 -14.6
--Manufacturing 54 78 91 -30.8 -40.7
--Mining 127 271 80 -53.1 58.8
----Oil & Gas Extraction 109 255 71 -57.3 53.5
--Construction 187 322 260 -41.9 -28.1
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 530 754 615 -29.7 -13.8
--Transportation & Public Utilities 47 69 36 -31.9 30.6
----Transportation 39 59 28 -33.9 39.3
----Communications & Public Utilities 8 10 8 -20.0 0.0
--Trade 174 249 219 -30.1 -20.5
----Wholesale Trade 15 37 30 -59.5 -50.0
----Retail Trade 159 212 188 -25.0 -15.4
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 18 24 30 -25.0 -40.0
--Services 221 320 262 -30.9 -15.6
----Personal & Business Services 57 79 66 -27.8 -13.6
----Health Services 24 32 32 -25.0 -25.0
--Government 70 92 68 -23.9 2.9
----Local Government 28 38 32 -26.3 -12.5
------Local Education 11 12 14 -8.3 -21.4
UNCLASSIFIED 56 72 66 -22.2 -15.2


LARAMIE COUNTY
CLAIMS FILED Percent Change in Claims Filed
MAY 98 APR 98 MAY 97 APR-MAY 98 MAY 97-98
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 110 152 110 -27.6 0.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 30 53 32 -43.4 -6.3
--Manufacturing 4 6 1 -33.3 300.0
--Mining 2 8 0 -75.0 N/A
----Oil & Gas Extraction 0 8 0 -100.0 N/A
--Construction 24 39 31 -38.5 -22.6
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 71 95 68 -25.3 4.4
--Transportation & Public Utilities 9 7 3 28.6 200.0
----Transportation 6 6 2 0.0 200.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 2 1 1 100.0 100.0
--Trade 24 28 28 -14.3 -14.3
----Wholesale Trade 1 1 2 0.0 -50.0
----Retail Trade 23 27 26 -14.8 -11.5
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 6 9 11 -33.3 -45.5
--Services 29 40 15 -27.5 93.3
----Personal & Business Services 10 9 3 11.1 233.3
----Health Services 6 4 1 50.0 500.0
--Government 3 11 11 -72.7 -72.7
----Local Government 0 3 4 -100.0 -100.0
------Local Education 0 0 2 N/A -100.0
UNCLASSIFIED 9 4 10 125.0 -10.0


NATRONA COUNTY
CLAIMS FILED Percent Change in Claims Filed
MAY 98 APR 98 MAY 97 APR-MAY 98 MAY 97-98
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 117 208 185 -43.8 -36.8
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 41 94 67 -56.4 -38.8
--Manufacturing 6 10 16 -40.0 -62.5
--Mining 22 51 12 -56.9 83.3
----Oil & Gas Extraction 18 50 11 -64.0 63.6
--Construction 13 33 39 -60.6 -66.7
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 68 104 106 -34.6 -35.8
--Transportation & Public Utilities 5 10 6 -50.0 -16.7
----Transportation 3 7 4 -57.1 -25.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 2 3 2 -33.3 0.0
--Trade 32 37 39 -13.5 -17.9
----Wholesale Trade 2 12 6 -83.3 -66.7
----Retail Trade 30 25 32 20.0 -6.3
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 2 4 8 -50.0 -75.0
--Services 26 42 45 -38.1 -42.2
----Personal & Business Services 9 16 15 -43.8 -40.0
----Health Services 3 8 8 -62.5 -62.5
--Government 3 11 8 -72.7 -62.5
----Local Government 2 8 5 -75.0 -60.0
------Local Education 0 3 3 -100.0 0.0
UNCLASSIFIED 8 10 12 -20.0 -33.3


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