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2021 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Annual Statistics

Annual Unemployment Insurance (UI) statistics for Wyoming.

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Updated March 9, 2022.


Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Recipients and Exhaustees by County of Residence, 2001-2020

Albany Big Horn Campbell Carbon
Year UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate
1997 467 58 12.4 347 73 21.0 1,127 192 17.0 405 65 16.1
1998 419 57 13.6 380 61 16.1 1,026 119 11.6 416 55 13.2
1999 379 57 15.0 374 77 20.6 1,061 145 13.7 314 68 21.7
2000 393 55 14.0 383 68 17.8 783 88 11.2 312 44 14.1
2001 411 55 13.4 301 63 20.9 657 89 13.6 321 57 17.8
2002 368 72 19.6 442 99 22.4 1,032 170 16.5 302 59 19.5
2003 404 114 28.2 339 93 27.4 1,186 280 23.6 418 130 31.1
2004 430 103 24.0 320 77 24.1 844 189 22.4 303 99 32.7
2005 343 70 20.4 278 61 21.9 764 162 21.2 238 61 25.6
2006 296 67 22.6 230 57 24.8 569 93 16.3 203 54 26.6
2007 309 44 14.2 230 63 27.4 885 129 14.6 215 60 27.9
2008 367 58 15.8 271 76 28.0 969 143 14.8 363 63 17.4
2009 633 187 29.5 507 194 38.3 3,173 865 27.3 617 238 38.6
2010 703 263 37.4 421 171 40.6 2,875 934 32.5 498 196 39.4
2011 526 141 26.8 375 128 34.1 2,109 576 27.3 382 138 36.1
2012 464 137 29.5 326 114 35.0 1,514 325 21.5 318 93 29.2
2013 372 94 25.3 312 84 26.9 1,247 295 23.7 292 85 29.1
2014 348 74 21.3 297 72 24.2 847 146 17.2 311 78 25.1
2015 626 119 19.0 311 74 23.8 1,496 275 18.4 386 81 21.0
2016 601 150 25.0 323 70 21.7 2,816 695 24.7 527 116 22.0
2017 511 87 17.0 262 60 22.9 1,250 308 24.6 365 97 26.6
2018 459 110 24.0 240 55 22.9 840 185 22.0 274 62 22.6
2019 353 52 14.7 196 45 23.0 1,024 115 11.2 236 47 19.9
2020 1,156 170 14.7 390 81 20.8 3,706 775 20.9 646 137 21.2
Converse Crook Fremont Goshen
Year UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate
1997 232 42 18.1 124 13 10.5 1,226 263 21.5 137 21 15.3
1998 229 28 12.2 162 17 10.5 1,089 205 18.8 144 23 16.0
1999 213 41 19.3 118 10 8.5 1,002 202 20.2 106 15 14.2
2000 171 37 21.6 103 14 13.6 1,036 199 19.2 94 14 14.9
2001 189 31 16.4 88 9 10.2 1,028 185 18.0 119 15 12.6
2002 180 39 21.7 84 5 6.0 972 234 24.1 103 25 24.3
2003 221 70 31.7 100 17 17.0 1,072 304 28.4 134 39 29.1
2004 175 45 25.7 114 14 12.3 924 277 30.0 147 36 24.5
2005 142 34 23.9 105 17 16.2 692 186 26.9 128 39 30.5
2006 105 32 30.5 75 12 16.0 579 161 27.8 86 22 25.6
2007 105 24 22.9 108 12 11.1 612 146 23.9 84 21 25.0
2008 139 35 25.2 104 14 13.5 856 181 21.1 132 29 22.0
2009 361 101 28.0 234 35 15.0 1,434 520 36.3 232 71 30.6
2010 314 112 35.7 171 43 25.1 1,316 503 38.2 194 77 39.7
2011 244 86 35.2 185 36 19.5 1,102 354 32.1 140 47 33.6
2012 182 51 28.0 113 24 21.2 1,100 326 29.6 148 42 28.4
2013 184 48 26.1 159 30 18.9 1,093 338 30.9 115 34 29.6
2014 195 41 21.0 132 13 9.8 861 211 24.5 97 23 23.7
2015 462 64 13.9 144 17 11.8 1,463 377 25.8 233 45 19.3
2016 695 194 27.9 206 55 26.7 1,799 582 32.4 223 51 22.9
2017 321 93 29.0 137 31 22.6 1,236 343 27.8 172 32 18.6
2018 197 60 30.5 87 19 21.8 943 261 27.7 164 33 20.1
2019 185 31 16.8 118 9 7.6 935 146 15.6 173 36 20.8
2020 907 248 27.3 227 41 18.1 2,251 503 22.3 385 77 20.0
Hot Springs Johnson Laramie Lincoln
Year UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate
1997 115 33 28.7 177 41 23.2 1,614 234 14.5 312 72 23.1
1998 75 14 18.7 176 35 19.9 1,432 194 13.6 304 56 18.4
1999 81 13 16.1 146 24 16.4 1,333 197 14.8 299 47 15.7
2000 68 15 22.1 177 25 14.1 1,348 236 17.5 334 56 16.8
2001 81 16 19.8 115 16 13.9 1,452 237 16.3 315 44 14.0
2002 93 29 31.2 146 25 17.1 1,417 292 20.6 380 76 20.0
2003 93 23 24.7 192 52 27.1 1,781 487 27.3 432 122 28.2
2004 73 21 28.8 150 22 14.7 2,089 579 27.7 347 92 26.5
2005 50 20 40.0 149 34 22.8 1,603 406 25.3 273 76 27.8
2006 46 10 21.7 104 20 19.2 1,526 361 23.7 241 48 19.9
2007 55 19 34.6 141 28 19.9 1,705 368 21.6 246 51 20.7
2008 53 11 20.8 136 26 19.1 1,977 418 21.1 524 110 21.0
2009 143 55 38.5 378 110 29.1 3,029 991 32.7 709 283 39.9
2010 117 36 30.8 323 102 31.6 3,035 1,095 36.1 645 292 45.3
2011 108 42 38.9 249 78 31.3 2,437 765 31.4 584 240 41.1
2012 86 22 25.6 207 50 24.2 2,242 607 27.1 506 157 31.0
2013 91 26 28.6 224 62 27.7 2,033 530 26.1 342 82 24.0
2014 76 13 17.1 200 47 23.5 1,859 399 21.5 265 78 29.4
2015 127 23 18.1 267 47 17.6 2,467 469 19.0 402 81 20.1
2016 143 46 32.2 275 57 20.7 2,599 497 19.1 402 91 22.6
2017 89 23 25.8 199 40 20.1 2,186 440 20.1 321 64 19.9
2018 81 16 19.8 166 28 16.9 1,796 392 21.8 275 68 24.7
2019 76 13 17.1 165 21 12.7 1,598 230 14.4 251 34 13.5
2020 225 44 19.6 402 76 18.9 5,177 966 18.7 995 131 13.2
Natrona Niobrara Park Platte
Year UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate
1997 2,045 385 18.8 26 N/D N/D 822 144 17.5 171 32 18.7
1998 1,982 280 14.1 29 N/D N/D 716 137 19.1 146 33 22.6
1999 2,051 316 15.4 37 3 8.1 676 127 18.8 157 37 23.6
2000 1,677 241 14.4 50 4 8.0 628 124 19.8 180 28 15.6
2001 1,478 221 15.0 48 8 16.7 672 104 15.5 140 21 15.0
2002 2,015 399 19.8 32 14 43.8 675 142 21.0 139 35 25.2
2003 2,344 683 29.1 26 10 38.5 778 216 27.8 188 66 35.1
2004 1,949 488 25.0 18 8 44.4 672 205 30.5 156 63 40.4
2005 1,794 403 22.5 15 N/D N/D 607 179 29.5 122 35 28.7
2006 1,351 288 21.3 9 N/D N/D 512 140 27.3 118 23 19.5
2007 1,383 263 19.0 10 7 70.0 498 111 22.3 129 28 21.7
2008 1,679 326 19.4 11 4 36.4 573 151 26.4 153 47 30.7
2009 3,881 1,249 32.2 24 7 29.2 994 297 29.9 197 62 31.5
2010 3,337 1,193 35.8 41 11 26.8 1,015 377 37.1 292 112 38.4
2011 2,513 823 32.7 25 11 44.0 878 301 34.3 273 98 35.9
2012 2,098 546 26.0 16 6 37.5 836 250 29.9 262 95 36.3
2013 2,243 526 23.5 17 6 35.3 694 211 30.4 223 68 30.5
2014 1,711 362 21.2 21 7 33.3 561 123 21.9 217 55 25.3
2015 3,323 652 19.6 37 7 18.9 822 178 21.7 237 50 21.1
2016 4,239 1,152 27.2 44 9 20.5 942 207 22.0 262 78 29.8
2017 2,575 620 24.1 35 9 25.7 865 201 23.2 166 44 26.5
2018 1,846 438 23.7 21 N/D N/D 712 169 23.7 156 37 23.7
2019 1,762 279 15.8 23 N/D N/D 676 127 18.8 142 23 16.2
2020 7,430 1,763 23.7 53 12 22.6 1,605 302 18.8 359 82 22.8
Sheridan Sublette Sweetwater Teton
Year UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate
1997 736 153 20.8 101 16 15.8 876 133 15.2 974 121 12.4
1998 685 147 21.5 85 8 9.4 852 106 12.4 809 79 9.8
1999 567 128 22.6 100 14 14.0 917 161 17.6 702 83 11.8
2000 544 91 16.7 73 17 23.3 748 103 13.8 667 78 11.7
2001 579 86 14.9 60 10 16.7 694 112 16.1 947 102 10.8
2002 603 102 16.9 96 12 12.5 710 132 18.6 1,155 194 16.8
2003 705 191 27.1 90 24 26.7 779 219 28.1 1,479 290 19.6
2004 656 170 25.9 64 13 20.3 618 155 25.1 1,420 283 19.9
2005 642 128 19.9 63 10 15.9 511 112 21.9 1,214 245 20.2
2006 498 102 20.5 87 20 23.0 454 106 23.4 991 201 20.3
2007 515 110 21.4 132 28 21.2 493 85 17.2 898 160 17.8
2008 664 104 15.7 227 47 20.7 733 138 18.8 1,228 177 14.4
2009 1,323 454 34.3 818 265 32.4 2,145 749 34.9 2,677 705 26.3
2010 1,201 415 34.6 574 201 35.0 1,523 628 41.2 3,006 826 27.5
2011 986 300 30.4 352 104 29.5 1,120 354 31.6 2,686 654 24.3
2012 902 221 24.5 424 110 25.9 1,020 268 26.3 2,098 455 21.7
2013 828 204 24.6 272 71 26.1 950 251 26.4 1,813 366 20.2
2014 636 133 20.9 273 62 22.7 785 198 25.2 1,603 276 17.2
2015 898 154 17.1 298 79 26.5 1,568 294 18.8 1,030 108 10.5
2016 934 215 23.0 320 86 26.9 1,790 494 27.6 929 79 8.5
2017 825 153 18.5 174 32 18.4 1,059 250 23.6 839 67 8.0
2018 648 148 22.8 128 36 28.1 792 186 23.5 696 69 9.9
2019 532 80 15.0 169 36 21.3 858 142 16.6 648 46 7.1
2020 1,408 244 17.3 532 117 22.0 2,966 764 25.8 2,814 384 13.6
Uinta Washakie Weston Unknown
Year UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate
1997 421 80 19.0 119 18 15.1 122 10 8.2 5,862 1,206 20.6
1998 437 46 10.5 143 27 18.9 99 15 15.2 5,584 943 16.9
1999 539 87 16.1 184 36 19.6 99 12 12.1 5,579 980 17.6
2000 413 67 16.2 188 36 19.2 117 13 11.1 5,049 872 17.3
2001 389 51 13.1 127 25 19.7 112 37 33.0 5,230 1,003 19.2
2002 566 124 21.9 200 35 17.5 98 19 19.4 5,403 1,215 22.5
2003 514 167 32.5 235 56 23.8 105 21 20.0 5,281 1,584 30.0
2004 518 141 27.2 211 38 18.0 113 12 10.6 4,958 1,421 28.7
2005 295 61 20.7 228 51 22.4 103 27 26.2 4,465 1,205 27.0
2006 261 58 22.2 156 46 29.5 65 11 16.9 3,639 952 26.2
2007 210 59 28.1 202 42 20.8 62 12 19.4 3,837 934 24.3
2008 358 79 22.1 205 43 21.0 66 14 21.2 5,128 1,156 22.5
2009 961 330 34.3 324 101 31.2 135 36 26.7 12,322 4,164 33.8
2010 810 305 37.7 299 104 34.8 160 45 28.1 11,518 4,263 37.0
2011 553 167 30.2 261 100 38.3 174 47 27.0 9,494 3,120 32.9
2012 482 116 24.1 229 65 28.4 98 22 22.4 9,946 2,623 26.4
2013 503 133 26.4 225 71 31.6 93 21 22.6 9,529 2,462 25.8
2014 372 92 24.7 170 52 30.6 80 14 17.5 7,315 1,688 23.1
2015 589 134 22.8 232 46 0.0 137 38 27.7 5,198 1,468 28.2
2016 653 164 25.1 239 64 26.8 245 76 31.0 4,895 1,507 30.8
2017 435 109 25.1 193 46 23.8 138 45 32.6 3,496 984 28.1
2018 319 78 24.5 176 46 26.1 97 26 26.8 2,430 671 27.6
2019 272 58 21.3 170 26 15.3 71 16 22.5 2,511 550 21.9
2020 1,006 209 20.8 377 98 26.0 245 57 23.3 8,368 2,028 24.2
Total
Year UI Benefit Recipients UI Benefit Exhaustees Exhaustion Rate
1997 18,558 3,407 18.4
1998 17,419 2,687 15.4
1999 17,034 2,880 16.9
2000 15,536 2,525 16.3
2001 15,553 2,597 16.7
2002 17,211 3,548 20.6
2003 18,896 5,258 27.8
2004 17,269 4,551 26.4
2005 14,824 3,623 24.4
2006 12,201 2,885 23.7
2007 13,064 2,804 21.5
2008 16,916 3,450 20.4
2009 37,251 12,069 32.4
2010 34,388 12,304 35.8
2011 27,756 8,710 31.4
2012 25,617 6,725 26.3
2013 23,854 6,098 25.6
2014 19,232 4,257 22.1
2015 22,753 4,880 21.4
2016 26,101 6,735 25.8
2017 17,849 4,178 23.4
2018 13,543 3,195 23.6
2019 13,144 2,163 16.5
2020 43,630 9,309 21.3


*2009 data revised January 31, 2011, to reflect a code change which occurred in November 2009.

N/D = Not discloseable due to confidentiality. Cells with counts of fewer than three were considered nondiscloseable.

Source: Unemployement Insurance Claims Data. Research & Planning, Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.

Prepared by S. Wen and M. Moore, Research & Planning, WY DWS, 5/17/2021.