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Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Statistics:
Normalized Initial Claims

Wyoming Statewide | Laramie County | Natrona County


The total state unemployment insurance claims decreased 22.0 percent over the year. However, the Mining industry had its eighth notable increase (84.4%) in over-the-year comparisons.


WYOMING STATEWIDE
CLAIMS FILED Percent Change in Claims Filed
SEP 98 AUG 98 SEP 97 AUG-SEP 98 SEP 97-98
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 593 575 760 3.1 -22.0
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 259 233 257 11.2 0.8
--Manufacturing 43 29 40 48.3 7.5
--Mining 83 78 45 6.4 84.4
----Oil & Gas Extraction 74 55 30 34.5 146.7
--Construction 133 126 172 5.6 -22.7
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 305 304 451 0.3 -32.4
--Transportation & Public Utilities 18 19 42 -5.3 -57.1
----Transportation 15 11 27 36.4 -44.4
----Communications & Public Utilities 3 9 15 -66.7 -80.0
--Trade 98 88 149 11.4 -34.2
----Wholesale Trade 25 18 22 38.9 13.6
----Retail Trade 73 69 128 5.8 -43.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 13 10 19 30.0 -31.6
--Services 121 137 166 -11.7 -27.1
----Personal & Business Services 38 41 54 -7.3 -29.6
----Health Services 23 29 24 -20.7 -4.2
--Government 55 50 75 10.0 -26.7
----Local Government 29 25 38 16.0 -23.7
------Local Education 11 15 14 -26.7 -21.4
UNCLASSIFIED 29 38 52 -23.7 -44.2


LARAMIE COUNTY
CLAIMS FILED Percent Change in Claims Filed
SEP 98 AUG 98 SEP 97 AUG-SEP 98 SEP 97-98
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 61 59 106 3.4 -42.5
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 21 19 35 10.5 -40.0
--Manufacturing 2 4 8 -50.0 -75.0
--Mining 1 1 0 0.0 N/A
----Oil & Gas Extraction 1 1 0 0.0 N/A
--Construction 18 14 27 28.6 -33.3
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 38 35 66 8.6 -42.4
--Transportation & Public Utilities 2 3 5 -33.3 -60.0
----Transportation 2 2 3 0.0 -33.3
----Communications & Public Utilities 0 1 2 -100.0 -100.0
--Trade 14 10 31 40.0 -54.8
----Wholesale Trade 1 2 5 -50.0 -80.0
----Retail Trade 13 8 26 62.5 -50.0
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 3 1 2 200.0 50.0
--Services 16 12 17 33.3 -5.9
----Personal & Business Services 6 5 8 20.0 -25.0
----Health Services 3 4 3 -25.0 0.0
--Government 3 9 11 -66.7 -72.7
----Local Government 0 2 0 -100.0 N/A
------Local Education 0 2 0 -100.0 N/A
UNCLASSIFIED 2 5 5 -60.0 -60.0


NATRONA COUNTY
CLAIMS FILED Percent Change in Claims Filed
SEP 98 AUG 98 SEP 97 AUG-SEP 98 SEP 97-98
TOTAL CLAIMS FILED 101 100 93 1.0 8.6
TOTAL GOODS PRODUCING 38 27 25 40.7 52.0
--Manufacturing 7 2 6 250.0 16.7
--Mining 17 14 6 21.4 183.3
----Oil & Gas Extraction 16 10 2 60.0 700.0
--Construction 14 11 13 27.3 7.7
TOTAL SERVICE PRODUCING 60 65 60 -7.7 0.0
--Transportation & Public Utilities 3 2 6 50.0 -50.0
----Transportation 2 1 4 100.0 -50.0
----Communications & Public Utilities 2 1 2 100.0 0.0
--Trade 20 21 19 -4.8 5.3
----Wholesale Trade 10 5 4 100.0 150.0
----Retail Trade 10 15 15 -33.3 -33.3
--Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 2 4 4 -50.0 -50.0
--Services 25 29 26 -13.8 -3.8
----Personal & Business Services 4 11 8 -63.6 -50.0
----Health Services 4 9 4 -55.6 0.0
--Government 10 9 5 11.1 100.0
----Local Government 5 5 2 0.0 150.0
------Local Education 3 3 0 0.0 0.0
UNCLASSIFIED 3 8 8 -62.5 -62.5


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