Unemployment Insurance Reports

Benefit Payout Report download arrow (Updated 08/21/2017)

Idaho July Unemployment Rate Declines to 3 Percent

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July fell to its lowest levels since mid-2008 while businesses led the nation in over-the-month job growth at 0.6 percent.
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State data and average annual rates
January 2016 through June 2017 - Updated 08/18/2017

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 08/18/2017

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What is unemployment insurance?

Unemployment insurance is a program for the accumulation of funds paid by employers to be used for payments of unemployment insurance to workers during periods of unemployment, which are beyond their control.

The Idaho Department of Labor gathers unemployment insurance data to study, analyze, model and forecast the economic impact of unemployment on the state's economy.