Total Labor Force (2018)

763,632

Total Population

1,356,458

Population Rank Among States

42nd

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$18,677

Rank Among States

10th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

2.5%

Rank Among States

2nd (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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WIOA Funding

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

New Hampshire National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
0.8%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.0%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
2.5%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
15.9%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
68.4%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (7.0% New Hampshire | 12.0% National)
7%
12%
High school (28.0% New Hampshire | 27.1% National)
28%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (28.1 New Hampshire| 28.9% National)
28.1%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (36.9% New Hampshire | 32.0% National)
36.9%
32%

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New Hampshire Employment Security


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COMMUNITY AND INDUSTRY BREAKDOWN OF NEW UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS: The next weekly issue of COVID-19 Affected Unemployment Rates is available at the link below.

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The September 2020 edition of New Hampshire Economic Conditions is now posted on the Economic and Labor Market Information Bureau's web site.

The publication can be accessed at: https://t.co/JNrQ7RmbgF

COMMUNITY AND INDUSTRY BREAKDOWN OF NEW UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS: The next weekly issue of COVID-19 Affected Unemployment Rates is available at the link below.
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The latest New Hampshire unemployment rate news release has been posted on the NHES ELMI website at https://t.co/tyRncPFJMt.
The September 2020 seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.0%.

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