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Labor Department: Idaho Unemployment Declined 12.6 Percent in 2015

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The Idaho Department of Labor reported Friday that the Gem's State's average unemployment through 2015 was 4.1 percent, changing little throughout much of the year.

According to the department, the Idaho labor force showed an average annual increase of nearly 16,000 people in 2015, up 2 percent from the previous year to a total of 796,679.

The average number of Idaho's unemployed dropped to 32,772, down 12.6 percent from 2014.