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Idaho May Unemployment Rate Declines to 3.2 Percent

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell for the third consecutive month in May to 3.2 percent, underscoring the increased pressure among Idaho employers competing for workers.
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State data and average annual rates
January 2016 through March 2017 - Updated 06/16/2017

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 06/16/2017

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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.