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Unemployment Rates

  Aug-16 Jul-16 Aug-15
New Hampshire
  SA 3.0% 2.9% 3.3%
  NSA 2.9% 2.9% 3.1%
United States
  SA 4.9% 4.9% 5.1%
  NSA 5.0% 5.1% 5.2%

SA = Seasonally Adjusted
NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Claims

August 2016
Initial Claims 2,551
Continued Weeks Claimed 19,473
Average payment for a week of unemployment $306.82

Latest Data

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New Hampshire Economic Conditions
A monthly publication which highlights economic developments affecting the state, including more information about New Hampshire Economic Conditions

September Article:
Dissecting Changes in Retail Trade 2005 to 2015

2015 in Review

2015 in Review: A Perspective of New Hampshire’s Future Labor Market

Current conditions of New Hampshire’s labor market and migration patterns over the last decade are examined. The report also analyzes newly more information about New Hampshire’s labor market and migration



Positively Productive
An overview of different aspects of manufacturing employment, such as employment by age and employment projections for production workers. The report also examines differences in online job postings between jobs posted by manufacturing employers and jobs posted for production workers.

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