Unemployment Insurance Reports

Idaho’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 2.9% for August

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased by one-tenth of a percent from July to 2.9%.
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State data and average annual rates
Jan. 2020 through Aug. 2021 - Updated 9/21/2021

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 9/21/2021

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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.