- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 13, 2015

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire’s unemployment rate went down a bit in September.

The state employment security office says the preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.4 percent in September, a decrease of a two tenths of a percentage point from the August rate of 3.6 percent.

The September 2014 seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent.

The state estimates that 718,340 people were employed last month, a decrease of 2,210 from the previous month and an increase of 8,370 from September 2014.

Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 5.1 percent, unchanged from August.

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