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Unemployment Rates

  Feb-20 Jan-19 Feb-19
New Hampshire
  SA 2.6% 2.6% 2.5%
  NSA 3.1% 3.1% 3.0%
United States
  SA 3.5% 3.6% 3.8%
  NSA 3.8% 4.0%


SA = Seasonally Adjusted
NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Claims

February 2020

Initial Claims 2,039
Continued Weeks Claimed 15,068
Average payment for a week of unemployment $339.17

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Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau

Building New Hampshire’s Future: The Construction Sector in New Hampshire COVER

Building New Hampshire’s Future: The Construction Sector in New Hampshire
This publication examines the current state of employment in the Construction sector in New Hampshire. Construction employment has been growing faster than overall employment in New Hampshire since 2013, and has been one of the fastest growing sectors of the New Hampshire workforce over that time. Full Publication Adobe Acrobat file

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

The Impact of Outdoor Recreation on
New Hampshire's Economy
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Educational Attainment paper cover Educational Attainment of New Hampshire’s Workforce

Are females more educated than males in New Hampshire? Occupational employment trends by industry and gender show how differences in occupational choice for male and females influence the need to attain postsecondary education.

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