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Unemployment Rates

  Mar-21 Feb-21 Mar-20
New Hampshire
  SA 3.0% 3.3% 2.7%
  NSA 3.2% 3.1% 3.1%
United States
  SA 6.0% 6.2% 4.4%
  NSA 6.2% 6.6%


SA = Seasonally Adjusted
NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Claims

March 2021

Initial Claims 15,463
Continued Weeks Claimed 59,313
Average payment for a week of unemployment $277.26

Latest Data

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Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau

All unemployment claims realted questions should be directed to unemploymentbenefits.nh.gov, or call the
Unemployment Assistance Hotline at 603-271-7700.

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

Payroll Protection Program Loans to New Hampshire Businesses

minimum wage report

The Impact on the New Hampshire Economy of a $15.00 Minimum Wage

Discussion around the minimum wage has long proven to be a highly polarizing issue. Recognizing the importance of well-informed policy decisions made around minimum compensation, New Hampshire Employment Security through the Economic and Labor Market Information bureau, decided to analyze the numerous issues potentially impacted by making changes in this area.

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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