Unemployment Insurance Reports

Benefit Payout Report download arrow (Updated 2/21/2020)

December Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged at 2.9 Percent

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 2.9 percent in December for the sixth consecutive month.
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State data and average annual rates
January 2018 through December 2019 - Updated 1/24/2020

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 1/24/2020

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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.