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Unemployment Rates

  Nov-20 Oct-20 Nov-19
New Hampshire
  SA 3.8% 4.2% 2.6%
  NSA 3.5% 3.8% 2.3%
United States
  SA 6.7% 6.9% 3.5%
  NSA 6.4% 6.6%


SA = Seasonally Adjusted
NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Claims

November 2020

Initial Claims 9,757
Continued Weeks Claimed 58,499
Average payment for a week of unemployment $283.63

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Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau

The Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau
does not deal with the claims filing process nor do we have access to your claim.

All claims and questions must be directed to unemploymentbenefits.nh.gov or call the
Unemployment Assistance Hotline at 603-271-7700.

If you should get a busy signal, please keep trying.

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New Hampshire Economic Conditions
A monthly publication which highlights economic developments affecting the state.

New Hampshire's Manufacturing Sector

Occupational Employment and Wages

New Hampshire Occupational Employment and Wages contains wage and employment estimates for roughly 600 occupations in New Hampshire. Data tables include job title, SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code, estimated employment, entry level wage, mean (average) wage, median wage, and experienced wage. Our latest print publication contains data from May 2019 - aged to June 2020.
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GraniteStats - A New Gateway for Labor Market Information

A new application featuring workforce and economic data has been released. The new application provides easy access to a variety of labor market, economic, and demographic data for New Hampshire.

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New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
45 South Fruit Street  |  Concord NH 03301  |  603-224-3311  |  1-800-852-3400
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