Record-Setting Streak Continues: More Granite Staters Employed Than Ever Before
Concord, NH - Today, New Hampshire Employment Security released the September 2019 jobs report, which shows that the number of employed residents increased by 850 from August 2019. The state's labor force also grew by 1,080 to a record-high of 772,760. The unemployment rate remained steady at 2.5 percent.
"Today's jobs report is good news for New Hampshire families, and further evidence that our economy is strong and the Granite State is heading in the right direction," said Governor Chris Sununu. "The budget I signed just weeks ago ensures that New Hampshire's business-friendly, income-tax free environment is maintained - allowing our economy ample room to grow and New Hampshire families the opportunity to continue to thrive."