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Idaho: Weekly unemployment claims

COVID-19 has affected the economy in many ways; one of which is unemployment claims.
     In Idaho, for the week ending with August 1st, 2020,
  • Initial unemployment claims numbered 3,607 while the week preceding was 4,703.

The table below includes select weekly initial unemployment claims near the beginning of each month of 2020.
                      January 4th, 2020 2,957
                      February 1st, 2020 1,446
                      March 7th, 2020 938
                      April 4th, 2020 30,904
                      May 2nd, 2020 7,495
                      June 6th, 2020 3,953
                      July 4th, 2020 4,924
                      August 1st, 2020 3,607
For further delving into data, the Census Bureau has an excellent website:

NOTE: Data are suppressed for claims less than 5.

Source: 2020 Idaho Department of Labor (; DATE LAST UPDATED: August 10, 2020

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