Unemployment Insurance Reports

Idaho’s March Unemployment Rate Down to 3.2%

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.2% in March, dropping slightly from a revised 3.3% in February.
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State data and average annual rates
January 2020 through March 2021 - Updated 4/16/2021

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 4/16/2021

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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.