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Idaho’s revised 2017 unemployment rate is 3.2 percent

From staff reports

Idaho’s unemployment rate was 3.2 percent for 2017, a slight revision from earlier estimates of 3.1 percent.

The state’s December unemployment rate was 3 percent, revised upward from the 2.9 percent previously reported.

The state’s record-low unemployment rate of 2.8 percent in September was revised to 3 percent for the month.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics made adjustments as part of its annual benchmark process, which includes updated modeling using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, BLS and other sources. The work is done in cooperation with the Idaho Department of Labor.

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