Unemployment Insurance Reports

Idaho Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.4 Percent in December

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent in December, and nonfarm payrolls regained 4,900 jobs as the state’s economy continues to recover.
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State data and average annual rates
January 2019 through December 2020 - Updated 1/22/2021

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 1/22/2021

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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.