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Idaho: Weekly unemployment claims

COVID-19 has affected the economy in many ways one of which is unemployment claims. Initial unemployment claims refers to the number of new claims filed by people who are applying for unemployment benefits.
     For the week ending with January 9, 2021, Idaho had
  • 4,685 initial unemployment claims, compared to 4,612 initial claims the previous week, and 32,941 claims during the week ending March 28th, 2020.

NOTE: Data are suppressed for claims less than 5.

Source: 2020-2021 Idaho Department of Labor (; DATE LAST UPDATED: January 20, 2021

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