Unemployment Insurance Wichita KansasThere was an average of 14,650 unemployed people in the Wichita metropolitan area in the first quarter of 2016, approximately 46 percent of whom collected unemployment insurance benefits. In the first quarter of 2016, there were approximately 6,735 people, age 16 and over, who collected unemployment insurance benefits. That is a decrease of approximately 18 percent from the fourth quarter of 2015.

In the first quarter of 2016, three industries accounted for 55 percent of unemployment insurance beneficiaries in the Wichita area; manufacturing, construction, and administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. These three industries also have a proportionately high level of unemployment insurance, when compared to area employment. Across all subsectors of manufacturing, there is a significantly lower level of educational attainment in beneficiaries of unemployment insurance than in the general labor force. Sixty-three percent of these unemployment insurance beneficiaries have no more education than a high school diploma.

Read the full Wichita unemployment insurance beneficiaries report.
 

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The novel coronavirus has created a long-shadow of uncertainty. Join over 750 business and community leaders either by webcast or in person to gain insight on how to plan for growth into 2021.

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41st ANNUAL KANSAS
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Thursday, October 8, 2020 
from 7:30-11:30 AM


Century II Convention Center

225 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67202


("Early Bird" networking at 6:45 AM and breakfast served at 7:30 AM)

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NATIONAL ECONOMY

ESTHER GEORGE

President/CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
STATE AND LOCAL EMPLOYMENT FORECAST

JEREMY HILL

Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Wichita State University
HEALTHCARE

ROBERT ST. PETER

President/CEO
Kansas Health Institute
SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC UPDATE

PATRICK DELEHANTY

Director of Economic Research
U.S. Small Business Adminstration Office of Advocacy
 
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