Employment Forecast

Download forecast (Updated 01/22/2016)

December 2015 Jobs Forecast
(not seasonally adjusted)

Jobs in Idaho are expected to decrease in December to 682,800. Idaho’s Private sector decreased by 1,400 jobs overall with the Goods Producing sector decreasing by 1,600 jobs and the Private Service Providing sector increasing by 1,200 jobs. Government decreased by 1,000 jobs.

Total Jobs Change


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Numerical Change

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Total Private Employment Change

Numerical Change

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What is Idaho Employment Forecast analysis?

The Idaho Employment Forecast analysis by the Idaho Department of Labor tracks employment level. The forecast is revised quarterly with data from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) and uses a mix of historical data, regional labor market knowledge and other economic variables from within and outside Idaho.