Idaho’s April Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.1%

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.1% in April, dropping slightly from 3.2% in March.

The state’s seasonally adjusted labor force increased by 969 to 900,324, marking the first increase for Idaho’s labor force this year.

The total number of working Idahoans grew by just over1,600 to more than 872,100, while the number of unemployed dropped slightly from 28,815 in March to 28,156 in April.

Idaho’s April labor force participation rate – the percentage of people 16 years and older with jobs or looking for work – was 62.7%, down slightly from 62.8% a month earlier. (Idaho Department of Labor)

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