Unemployment Insurance Reports

Benefit Payout Report download arrow (Updated 11/15/2019)

Idaho’s October Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.9 Percent

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 2.9 percent in October for the fourth consecutive month.
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State data and average annual rates
January 2018 through October 2019 - Updated 11/15/2019

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 11/15/2019

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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.