New Hampshire unemployment rate down a bit more for August

Published: Sep. 15, 2020 at 3:34 PM EDT
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire employment officials say the state’s unemployment rate for August was 6.5%, a 1.5% decrease from July.

The number still reflects the impact on unemployment because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The August 2019 seasonally adjusted rate was 2.6%.

The number of employed residents was 689,750 for August, an increase of 14,270 from the previous month and a decrease of 65,970 from August 2019. 

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