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


Total initial claims filed decreased for the eighth time in a row (in year-to-year comparisons). Statewide, total claims filed were down 11.9 percent from August 1996 to 1997, and Natrona County showed an even larger decrease (18.4%).


CLAIMS FILED % CHANGE IN CLAIMS FILED
AUG 97 JUL 97 AUG 96 JUL-AUG 97 AUG 96-97
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 939 995 1,066 -5.6 -11.9
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 302 350 370 -13.7 -18.4
--Manufacturing 42 48 57 -12.5 -26.3
--Mining 37 58 88 -36.2 -58.0
----Oil & Gas Extraction 35 47 74 -25.5 -52.7
--Construction 223 244 225 -8.6 -0.9
CLAIMS FILED % CHANGE IN CLAIMS FILED
AUG 97 JUL 97 AUG 96 JUL-AUG 97 AUG 96-97
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 575 597 564 -3.7 2.0
--Transportation & Public Utilities 78 32 50 143.8 56.0
----Transportation 64 22 40 190.9 60.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 14 10 10 40.0 40.0
--Trade 180 229 170 -21.4 5.9
----Wholesale Trade 36 48 35 -25.0 2.9
----Retail Trade 144 180 135 -20.0 6.7
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 18 24 15 -25.0 20.0
--Services 197 214 224 -7.9 -12.1
----Personal & Business Services 49 55 69 -10.9 -29.0
----Health Services 36 30 35 20.0 2.9
--Government 102 98 105 4.1 -2.9
----Local Government 45 66 47 -31.8 -4.3
------Local Education 23 33 17 -30.3 35.3
UNCLASSIFIED 62 48 132 29.2 -53.0



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