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Unemployment Rates

  Apr-19 Mar-19 Apr-18
New Hampshire
  SA 2.4% 2.4% 2.6%
  NSA 2.5% 2.8% 2.6%
United States
  SA 3.6% 3.8% 3.9%
  NSA 3.3% 3.9%


SA = Seasonally Adjusted
NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Claims

April 2019

Initial Claims 2,219
Continued Weeks Claimed 15,338
Average payment for a week of unemployment $330.12

Latest Data

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Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau

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

This month’s publication highlights:
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Workforce cover New Hampshire 2018 Workforce Analysis
-In Review-

New Hampshire is currently facing a labor shortage — a drastic change from ten years ago. The focus of this report is to evaluate what additional sources of labor supply could potentially be available. This report evaluates the demographic makeup of both those in the labor force and those not in the labor force.

OES cover 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 2017-aged to June 2018.

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New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
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