Department of Numbers

Wyoming Unemployment

According to the BLS current population survey (CPS), the unemployment rate for Wyoming fell 0.1 percentage points in April 2022 to 3.3%. The state unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage points lower than the national rate for the month. The unemployment rate in Wyoming peaked in May 2020 at 8.6% and is now 5.3 percentage points lower. You can also see Wyoming unemployment compared to other states.

Unemployment Rate April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Wyoming 3.3% -0.1 -1.5

Note: All comparisons are made with April data as May state level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Wyoming, National

Wyoming monthly unemployment rate chart from 1990 to April 2022

Note: Recessions shown in gray

Wyoming Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Wyoming peaked in May 2020 at 25,682. There are now 16,084 fewer people unemployed in the state. Wyoming job growth data is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Wyoming 9,598 -269 -4,484

Number of Unemployed Persons

Monthly chart of total unemployed in Wyoming from 1990 to April 2022

Wyoming Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Wyoming
Unemployment Rate
Wyoming
Unemployed
May 2022 3.6%
April 2022 3.6% 3.3% 9,598
March 2022 3.6% 3.4% 9,867
February 2022 3.8% 3.6% 10,591
January 2022 4.0% 3.8% 11,039
December 2021 3.9% 4.0% 11,548
November 2021 4.2% 4.0% 11,556
October 2021 4.6% 4.0% 11,678
September 2021 4.7% 4.2% 12,055
August 2021 5.2% 4.3% 12,512
July 2021 5.4% 4.5% 12,922
June 2021 5.9% 4.6% 13,310