Copyright 2003 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning

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

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County

"August initial claims declined by 13.2 percent since July and 11.5 percent from August 2002, the largest monthly decrease in two years, and largest yearly decrease since July 2001."


Percent Change
Claims Filed
Claims Filed Jul 03 Aug 02
WYOMING STATEWIDE Aug 03 Jul 03 Aug 02 Aug 03 Aug 03
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 1,291 1,487 1,458 -13.2 -11.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 452 516 633 -12.4 -28.6
Natural Resources and Mining 92 112 176 -17.9 -47.7
Mining 73 100 166 -27.0 -56.0
Oil & Gas Extraction 6 14 17 -57.1 -64.7
Construction 281 266 384 5.6 -26.8
Manufacturing 79 138 73 -42.8 8.2
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 608 667 579 -8.8 5.0
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 192 207 183 -7.2 4.9
Wholesale Trade 27 41 32 -34.1 -15.6
Retail Trade 119 127 117 -6.3 1.7
Trans., Warehousing & Utilities 46 39 34 17.9 35.3
Information 15 15 19 0.0 -21.1
Financial Activities 44 35 29 25.7 51.7
Professional & Business Services 125 136 138 -8.1 -9.4
Educational & Health Services 85 110 70 -22.7 21.4
Leisure & Hospitality 119 129 108 -7.8 10.2
Other Services 28 35 32 -20.0 -12.5
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 124 162 96 -23.5 29.2
Federal Government 42 22 25 90.9 68.0
State Government 24 26 11 -7.7 118.2
Local Government 58 114 60 -49.1 -3.3
Local Education 21 53 21 -60.4 0.0
UNCLASSIFIED 107 142 150 -24.6 -28.7
LARAMIE COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 179 196 172 -8.7 4.1
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 37 43 51 -14.0 -27.5
Construction 31 36 42 -13.9 -26.2
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 104 115 96 -9.6 8.3
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 33 37 32 -10.8 3.1
Financial Activities 7 6 7 16.7 0.0
Professional & Business Services 27 33 26 -18.2 3.8
Educational & Health Services 12 18 12 -33.3 0.0
Leisure & Hospitality 15 17 16 -11.8 -6.3
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 27 26 13 3.8 107.7
UNCLASSIFIED 11 12 12 -8.3 -8.3
NATRONA COUNTY
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 210 295 203 -28.8 3.4
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 82 150 86 -45.3 -4.7
Construction 55 40 51 37.5 7.8
TOTAL SERVICES PRODUCING 109 130 102 -16.2 6.9
Trade, Trans., Warehousing, & Util. 31 35 39 -11.4 -20.5
Financial Activities 10 11 6 -9.1 66.7
Professional & Business Services 20 25 22 -20.0 -9.1
Educational & Health Services 24 19 13 26.3 84.6
Leisure & Hospitality 14 29 10 -51.7 40.0
TOTAL GOVERNMENT 11 11 5 0.0 120.0
UNCLASSIFIED 8 4 10 100.0 -20.0

 

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