Copyright 2005 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 9
 

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

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

Statewide initial claims declined by 17.2% over the month and 17.9% over the year. The over-the-month percentage decline was the largest seen for July in 8 years.

 
Percent Change
Claims Filed
Claims Filed Jun05 Jul04
WYOMING STATEWIDE Jul05 Jun05 Jul04 Jul05 Jul05
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 1,058 1,278 1,288 -17.2 -17.9
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 312 403 425 -22.6 -26.6
Natural Resources and Mining 85 77 113 10.4 -24.8
Mining 79 74 92 6.8 -14.1
Oil & Gas Extraction 4 5 8 -20.0 -50.0
Construction 160 280 233 -42.9 -31.3
Manufacturing 67 46 79 45.7 -15.2
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 559 639 634 -12.5 -11.8
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 179 174 201 2.9 -10.9
Wholesale Trade 19 23 23 -17.4 -17.4
Retail Trade 118 116 141 1.7 -16.3
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 42 35 37 20.0 13.5
Information 11 10 24 10.0 -54.2
Financial Activities 32 46 28 -30.4 14.3
Professional & Business Services 102 84 109 21.4 -6.4
Educational & Health Services 92 174 92 -47.1 0.0
Leisure & Hospitality 113 101 137 11.9 -17.5
Other Services 30 50 43 -40.0 -30.2
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 110 141 121 -22.0 -9.1
Federal Government 19 18 28 5.6 -32.1
State Government 23 17 25 35.3 -8.0
Local Government 68 106 68 -35.8 0.0
Local Education 29 57 25 -49.1 16.0
UNCLASSIFIED 77 95 108 -18.9 -28.7
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 134 193 195 -30.6 -31.3
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 24 52 46 -53.8 -47.8
Construction 15 44 40 -65.9 -62.5
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 93 112 112 -17.0 -17.0
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 30 31 38 -3.2 -21.1
Financial Activities 6 8 4 -25.0 50.0
Professional & Business Services 29 20 28 45.0 3.6
Educational & Health Services 10 13 15 -23.1 -33.3
Leisure & Hospitality 13 13 16 0.0 -18.8
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 15 21 21 -28.6 -28.6
UNCLASSIFIED 2 8 16 -75.0 -87.5
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 180 208 185 -13.5 -2.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 63 63 75 0.0 -16.0
Construction 28 43 31 -34.9 -9.7
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 104 131 98 -20.6 6.1
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 27 25 29 8.0 -6.9
Financial Activities 6 11 4 -45.5 50.0
Professional & Business Services 12 20 18 -40.0 -33.3
Educational & Health Services 17 40 15 -57.5 13.3
Leisure & Hospitality 28 25 22 12.0 27.3
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 7 11 9 -36.4 -22.2
UNCLASSIFIED 6 3 3 100.0 100.0

 

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