March 2023

The newest issue of Wyoming Labor Force Trends includes a feature article on annual Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits in Wyoming in 2022, along with an article looking at how Wyoming compares to other states in terms of hires.

Wyoming had a total 10,597 UI benefit recipients in 2022, fewer than any other year since 1997, the first year for which comparable data are available. The UI division of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services paid a total of $41.2 million in benefits in 2022, including $39.4 million from the state UI trust
fund and $1.8 million from other UI funds.

The March 2023 issue of Wyoming Labor Force Trends is available at

Back issues of Trends can be found here.