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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

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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A monthly publication which highlights economic developments affecting the state.


This month’s publication highlights:
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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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New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
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