Idaho’s April unemployment rate remains at 2.6%
Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 2.6% in April, unchanged from March.
April’s labor force – workers who are employed or unemployed but looking for work – increased by 744 people (0.1%) to 960,758.
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State data and average annual rates
Jan. 2022 through April 2023 – Updated 5/19/2023
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.