Unemployment Insurance Reports

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Idaho’s October Unemployment Rate Holds at 2.7 Percent

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stayed at 2.7 percent in October, unchanged from September and continuing at or below 3 percent for the 14th consecutive month.
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State data and average annual rates
January 2016 through September 2018 - Updated 10/19/2018

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 10/19/2018

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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.