- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 13, 2016

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire officials say the state’s unemployment rate went down slightly in November, to 2.7 percent.

The state employment security office says the preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is down a tenth of a percentage point from the October rate of 2.8 percent.

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November 2015 was 3.1 percent.

The state estimates that 734,400 people were employed last month, a decrease of 380 from the previous month and an increase of 17,100 from November 2015.

Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 4.6 percent, a decrease of three tenths of a percentage point from the October rate. It was a decrease of four tenths of a percentage point from the November 2015 rate.


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