Unemployment Insurance Reports

Benefit Payout Report download arrow (Updated 5/17/2019)

Idaho’s April Unemployment Rate Down Slightly to 2.8 Percent

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped slightly to 2.8 percent in April, the 17th consecutive month at or below 3 percent.
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State data and average annual rates
January 2018 through April 2019 - Updated 5/17/2019

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 5/17/2019

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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.