Wyoming Monthly Employment Statistics

  • 19,213 employed workers
  • 272,976 unemployed workers
  • 6.6% unemployment rate

Workforce Data

The total employment for Wyoming is 269,800, which is 500 greater than last month, an increase of 0.19%. The total employment a year ago was 289,000, which is -19,200 greater than today. Employment has decreased by 6.64% in the last year. Last months' total employment data was updated but changed less than 0.05%, a fairly insignificant amount. Last months total employment was revised to 269 from 269.

The Trade, Transport and Utilities sectors are the leading employers in Wyoming. There are 51,700 employees in the sector. Last month the sector had 51,400 employees last month, an increase of 300 (0.58%). Last year the sector had 53,700 employees last year, a decrease of 2,000 (3.72%).

The chart below illustrates the total monthly employment:

Unemployment Rate

The unemployment rate decreased in July, 2019 from 7.1% to this months' 6.6%. A year ago the unemployment rate was 3.7%, 2.9% higher today. The total workforce in July, 2019 was 292,189, which is 0.8% lower than last months 294,527 and is -0.8% higher than last years 288,559. The total number of unemployed in Wyoming is 272,976 as compared to the revised figure from last month of 273,685 and 277,863 unemployed a year ago.

The chart below illustrates the change in the unemployment rate over the last year in Wyoming:

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About the Writer

This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.