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Unemployment Rates

  Mar-18 Feb-18 Mar-17
New Hampshire
  SA 2.6% 2.6% 2.7%
  NSA 2.9% 3.0% 3.1%
United States
  SA 4.1% 4.1% 4.5%
  NSA 4.1% 4.4% 4.6%

SA = Seasonally Adjusted
NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Unemployment Claims

March 2018
Initial Claims 2,251
Continued Weeks Claimed 19,828
Average payment for a week of unemployment $327.19

Latest Data

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Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau

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


This month’s publication highlights

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New Hampshire Occupational Employment and Wages contains wage and employment estimates for roughly 600 occupations in New Hampshire.
Data tables include job title, SOC code, estimated employment, entry level wage, mean (average) wage, median wage, and experienced wage.

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New Hampshire’s Challenge:
Caring for an Aging Population

In New Hampshire, over 20 percent of the population was age 62 years or over in 2015. This analysis examines aspects of occupations frequently employed in industries associated with caring for the elderly.

New Hampshire’s Challenge:
Caring for an Aging Population
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Perspectives on Middle Education Occupations in New Hampshire

There are many career opportunities in middle education occupations – those requiring education, experience, or on-the-job training beyond high school but less than a baccalaureate. This publication discusses different aspects of occupations requiring mid-level education.
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New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
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