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Idaho June Unemployment Rate Declines to 3.1 Percent

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell for the fourth consecutive month in June to 3.1 percent, further squeezing an already tight labor market.
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State data and average annual rates
January 2016 through June 2017 - Updated 07/21/2017

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 07/21/2017

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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.