Unemployment Insurance Reports

Benefit Payout Report download arrow (Updated 1/18/2019)

Idaho’s December Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 2.6 Percent

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.6 percent in December – the 16th consecutive month the rate has been at or below 3 percent.
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State data and average annual rates
January 2016 through December 2018 - Updated 1/19/2019

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Preliminary Monthly County Data
Updated 1/19/2019

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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.