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Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Statistics:
Normalized Continued Claims

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


Statewide, continued unemployment insurance claims decreased 17.2 percent from August 1997 to August 1998. Laramie County showed a greater decline in claims over the same period (-30.4%).


WYOMING STATEWIDE
WEEKS CLAIMED Percent Change in Weeks Claimed
AUG 98 JUL 98 AUG 97 JUL-AUG 98 AUG 97-98
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 6,770 7,621 8,181 -11.2 -17.2
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 2,291 2,218 2,610 3.3 -12.2
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 2,420 2,917 2,377 -17.0 1.8
--Manufacturing 388 496 512 -21.8 -24.2
--Mining 835 1,032 319 -19.1 161.8
----Oil & Gas Extraction 734 972 276 -24.5 165.9
--Construction 1,197 1,389 1,546 -13.8 -22.6
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 4,229 4,571 5,670 -7.5 -25.4
--Transportation & Public Utilities 221 262 443 -15.6 -50.1
---Transportation 159 205 286 -22.4 -44.4
----Communications & Public Utilities 62 57 157 8.8 -60.5
--Trade 1,203 1,305 1,890 -7.8 -36.3
----Wholesale Trade 257 251 367 2.4 -30.0
----Retail Trade 946 1,054 1,523 -10.2 -37.9
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 174 178 225 -2.2 -22.7
--Services 2,071 2,264 2,312 -8.5 -10.4
----Personal & Business Services 438 487 490 -10.1 -10.6
----Health Services 281 276 351 1.8 -19.9
--Government 560 562 800 -0.4 -30.0
----Local Government 390 381 607 2.4 -35.7
------Local Education 245 224 263 9.4 -6.8
UNCLASSIFIED 121 133 134 -9.0 -9.7


LARAMIE COUNTY
WEEKS CLAIMED Percent Change in Weeks Claimed
AUG 98 JUL 98 AUG 97 JUL-AUG 98 AUG 97-98
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 690 864 991 -20.1 -30.4
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 251 239 343 5.0 -26.8
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 160 247 274 -35.2 -41.6
--Manufacturing 19 19 37 0.0 -48.6
--Mining 5 16 2 -68.8 150.0
----Oil & Gas Extraction 5 16 2 -68.8 150.0
--Construction 136 212 235 -35.8 -42.1
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 519 608 705 -14.6 -26.4
--Transportation & Public Utilities 27 28 76 -3.6 -64.5
----Transportation 14 21 45 -33.3 -68.9
----Communications & Public Utilities 13 7 30 85.7 -56.7
--Trade 133 191 246 -30.4 -45.9
----Wholesale Trade 13 10 34 30.0 -61.8
----Retail Trade 120 182 212 -34.1 -43.4
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 35 36 44 -2.8 -20.5
--Services 259 301 247 -14.0 4.9
----Personal & Business Services 81 70 70 15.7 15.7
----Health Services 32 48 36 -33.3 -11.1
--Government 65 52 92 25.0 -29.3
----Local Government 31 22 60 40.9 -48.3
------Local Education 23 10 26 130.0 -11.5
UNCLASSIFIED 11 9 12 22.2 -8.3


NATRONA COUNTY
WEEKS CLAIMED Percent Change in Weeks Claimed
AUG 98 JUL 98 AUG 97 JUL-AUG 98 AUG 97-98
TOTAL WEEKS CLAIMED 1,189 1,282 1,501 -7.3 -20.8
TOTAL UNIQUE CLAIMANTS 392 372 462 5.4 -15.2
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 355 461 408 -23.0 -13.0
--Manufacturing 45 94 94 -52.1 -52.1
--Mining 170 183 70 -7.1 142.9
----Oil & Gas Extraction 153 171 66 -10.5 131.8
--Construction 140 184 244 -23.9 -42.6
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 820 811 1,076 1.1 -23.8
--Transportation & Public Utilities 41 35 73 17.1 -43.8
----Transportation 17 17 42 0.0 -59.5
----Communications & Public Utilities 24 17 30 41.2 -20.0
--Trade 261 245 359 6.5 -27.3
----Wholesale Trade 75 69 92 8.7 -18.5
----Retail Trade 186 176 267 5.7 -30.3
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 44 51 51 -13.7 -13.7
--Services 410 428 537 -4.2 -23.6
----Personal & Business Services 126 107 140 17.8 -10.0
----Health Services 86 105 122 -18.1 -29.5
--Government 64 52 56 23.1 14.3
----Local Government 47 36 36 30.6 30.6
------Local Education 28 17 19 64.7 47.4
UNCLASSIFIED 14 10 17 40.0 -17.6


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