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


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


Total unique claimants decreased for the eighth time in a row (in year-to-year comparisons), falling 24.7 percent from August 1996 to 1997. Total weeks claimed also decreased during this time period, down 25.6 percent statewide.


WEEKS CLAIMED % CHANGE IN WEEKS CLAIMED
AUG 97 JUL 97 AUG 96 JUL-AUG 97 AUG 96-97
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 8,181 8,964 10,989 -8.7 -25.6
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 2,610 2,442 3,468 6.9 -24.7
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 2,377 2,709 3,498 -12.3 -32.0
--Manufacturing 512 679 692 -24.6 -26.0
--Mining 319 456 826 -30.0 -61.4
----Oil & Gas Extraction 276 385 737 -28.3 -62.6
--Construction 1,546 1,574 1,980 -1.8 -21.9
WEEKS CLAIMED % CHANGE IN WEEKS CLAIMED
AUG 97 JUL 97 AUG 96 JUL-AUG 97 AUG 96-97
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 5,670 6,103 6,654 -7.1 -14.8
--Transportation & Public Utilities 443 481 551 -7.9 -19.6
---Transportation 286 313 360 -8.6 -20.6
----Communications & Public Utilities 157 168 191 -6.5 -17.8
--Trade 1,890 2,056 2,111 -8.1 -10.5
----Wholesale Trade 367 299 420 22.7 -12.6
----Retail Trade 1,523 1,757 1,691 -13.3 -9.9
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 225 236 209 -4.7 7.7
--Services 2,312 2,491 2,781 -7.2 -16.9
----Personal & Business Services 490 535 695 -8.4 -29.5
----Health Services 351 334 331 5.1 6.0
--Government 800 839 1,002 -4.6 -20.2
----Local Government 607 643 656 -5.6 -7.5
------Local Education 263 281 330 -6.4 -20.3
UNCLASSIFIED 134 152 837 -11.8 -84.0



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