unemployment beneficiaries in KansasThere was an average of 14,085 unemployed people in the Wichita metropolitan area in the fourth quarter of 2014, approximately 65 percent of whom collected unemployment insurance benefits. In the fourth quarter of 2014 there were approximately 9,093 people, age 16 and over, who collected unemployment insurance benefits. That is an increase of approximately 13 percent from the third quarter.

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In the fourth quarter of 2014, four industries accounted for 67.4 percent of unemployment insurance beneficiaries in the Wichita area; manufacturing, administrative and support and waste management and remediation services, wholesale trade, and construction. Only three industries had significant increases in the number of beneficiaries; construction, wholesale trade, and administrative and support and waste management and remidation services.    

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