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Unemployment Insurance Research
The national unemployment insurance program was developed in 1935 in response to the Great Depression and is designed to pay benefits to individuals who are unemployed through no fault of their own. Because unemployment insurance benefits allow unemployed individuals and their families to continue paying bills, it helps maintain the incomes and spending power of stores, landlords, banks and community service providers. Unemployment insurance softens the blow and reduces the snowball effect that job losses can have on the economy. Unemployment insurance promotes stability by making it possible for the community to retain workers during the off-season or during a short downturn. 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.
         
What's News
September Jobless Rate Falls as Labor Force Declines
Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent in September - its lowest level since May 2008. Last year September’s unemployment rate was 6 percent. Read more ...  (10/17/2014)

State data and average annual rates Excel | PDF
Preliminary county data Excel | PDF




The 2012 Idaho Unemployment Insurance Financing, Benefit Costs and Experience Rating Report provides information about the structure, development, history and current status of Idaho’s unemployment insurance program. We hope this information will serve as a reference on benefit costs, benefit financing and experience rating.
Read more...  03/27/2012
         
Reports
Current Benefit Payout
Report


 10/25/14

Unemployment Insurance Benefit Compensation Paid by County

(All Programs & Entitlements) 09/12/2014

Regular Open Report

Emergency Open Report

Federal Extension reporting has expired, Sep. 2012 is the last report
Open Report


Claimant Characteristics
Report

July 2014  Open Report 
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May 2014  Open Report 
April 2014  Open Report 
March 2014  Open Report 
Feb 2014  Open Report 
Jan 2014  Open Report 
Dec. 2013  Open Report 
Nov. 2013  Open Report 
Oct. 2013  Open Report 
Sept. 2013  Open Report 
Aug. 2013  Open Report 
Jul. 2013  Open Report