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Unemployment Rates

  Aug-20 Jul-20 Aug-19
New Hampshire
  SA 6.5% 8.0% 2.6%
  NSA 6.4% 7.9% 2.5%
United States
  SA 8.4% 10.2% 3.7%
  NSA 8.5% 10.5%


SA = Seasonally Adjusted
NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Claims

August 2020

Initial Claims 10,369
Continued Weeks Claimed 144,029
Average payment for a week of unemployment $260.53

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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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