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Vital Signs: Economic and Social Indicators in New Hampshire
Chapter 3: Labor Force and Unemployment

Labor Force and UnemploymentData for New Hampshire’s labor force, as reported to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, are provided for the most recent years and are compared to the nation. Labor force participation rates are provided for the state and broken out by gender and ranked nationally. Residential employment figures and unemployment rates are available for the state, by gender, and for youth residents age 16 to 19 years are also provided and compared to those of the nation. Data for work stoppages as a result of a union strike are also provided.

Data table: Labor Force and Unemployment pdf file (June 2022)

Recent Vital Signs Analysis:
Labor Force and Unemployment pdf file (June 2022)

Related Articles and Analysis:

Current Population Survey Data on the Reasons People are Unemployed Adobe Acrobat file January 2017
Multiple Jobholders in New Hampshire Adobe Acrobat file October 2016
New Hampshire’s Labor Force Participation - 2005 to 2015 Adobe Acrobat file May 2016
New Hampshire Nonfarm Jobs Grew by 1.2 Percent in 2014 Adobe Acrobat file March 2015
Disabled Persons in the New Hampshire Labor Force pdf file October 2014
New Hampshire’s Changing Labor Force – 2003 to 2013 pdf file August 2014
New Hampshire’s Older Working Population Adobe Acrobat file
May 2014
Labor Day: A Tribute to the American Worker pdf file September 2013
New Hampshire’s Unemployed and Underemployed pdf file August 2013
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization pdf file August 2012
Labor Force Participation Shifts pdf file January 2012
Measures of Labor Underutilization pdf file March 2010
EC Extra: New Measures of Labor Underutilization pdf file May 2009
Labor Surplus Areas pdf file October 2007
Who is Counted as Unemployed? pdf file August 2010

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Archived Vital Signs editions:
Vital Signs edition Index


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