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Unemployment Rates

  Sep-19 Aug-19 Sep-18
New Hampshire
  SA 2.5% 2.5% 2.4%
  NSA 2.3% 2.5% 2.2%
United States
  SA 3.5% 3.7% 3.7%
  NSA 3.3% 3.8%


SA = Seasonally Adjusted
NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Claims

September 2019

Initial Claims 1,347
Continued Weeks Claimed 11,894
Average payment for a week of unemployment $350.50

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Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau

OES 2018 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 2018-aged to June 2019.

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

This month’s publication highlights:
Income Gains and Inequality Among
New Hampshire Households
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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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New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
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