BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s unemployment has dropped to 2.6 percent.
The Idaho Department of Labor in a news release Friday says the state’s unemployment rate in November dropped a tenth of a point from the previous month’s 2.7 percent.
The agency says it’s the 15th consecutive month Idaho’s unemployment rate has been at or below 3 percent.
The agency says the number of people in the state age 16 or older working or looking for work is at 854,243.
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The agency says total employment is 831,851, an increase of nearly 15,000 from a year ago. The number of people seeking work is 22,392.
The labor force participation rate is 63.4 percent.