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State showing signs of economic recovery

The latest Wyoming Economic Indicators report hints that the state is making a slow but sure recovery from the impacts of the pandemic. Prepared by the Economics Analysis Division, the report shows that unemployment is dropping and the overall economic health of the state is rebounding from a deep low earlier this year.

The report combines four individual economic indicators to create an index that measures the overall health of Wyoming’s economy. These include the monthly unemployment and total non-farm employment rates and monthly sales and use tax collections from the mining sector and lodg...