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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

NH Unemployment Climbs Slowly HIgher

Reports the Nashua Telegraph:
The state’s unemployment rate climbed a tenth of a percentage point from July to August, and is 3 percentage points higher than this time last year, according to data released Monday by the state Employment Security office.

New Hampshire’s preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.9 percent, up from 6.8 percent in July and 3.9 percent from August 2008.

That means 686,550 Granite Staters are employed, a decrease of 3,600 from July and a decrease of 23,710 people from a year ago. A little more than 51,000 state residents are unemployed, an increase of 1,040 from July and 22,590 more than August 2008, according to the Employment Security office.


  1. New Hampshire Unemployment Trends - July 2009

    New Hampshire Unemployment Situation in Heat Map form:
    here is a map of New Hampshire Unemployment in July 2009 (BLS data)

    versus New Hampshire Unemployment Levels 1 year ago