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Unemployment Rates

  Sept-18 Aug-18 Sept-17
New Hampshire
  SA 2.7% 2.7% 2.6%
  NSA 2.3% 2.6% 2.5%
United States
  SA 3.7% 3.9% 4.2%
  NSA 3.6% 3.9%


SA = Seasonally Adjusted
NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Claims

September 2018
Initial Claims 1,533
Continued Weeks Claimed 11,363
Average payment for a week of unemployment $350.71

Latest Data

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Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau

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A monthly publication which highlights economic developments affecting the state.


This month’s publication highlights:
Top Job Prospects: Short-term Employment Projections, 2017 Q4 to 2019 Q4 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol

Nashua Interstate Analysis Cover Image Nashua Inter-State Analysis

This publication is a profile of the Nashua, NH-MA NECTA division showing many aspects of the commuting ties between this southern New Hampshire labor market area and the larger Boston-Cambridge-Nashua Metropolitan Statistical Area. Commuter direction and distance is displayed and worker inflow and outflow is analyzed by industry, by age and by earnings category.
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Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation, base year 2016 to projected year 2026

Long-term projections of employment by industry and occupation for a ten-year time span estimated biennially. The latest edition estimates employment for 2016 and projects employment to 2026 for 108 industries and more than 770 occupations

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