Posted: Sat, Dec 21st, 2013 2:47:06 pm
From the Maine Dept. of Labor: November’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate estimate for Maine was 6.4 percent, the lowest figure since Nov. 2008, and below the national average of 7.0 percent. (Non-seasonally adjusted unemployment is 6.1 percent in Maine.) The unemployment rate was below the statewide average in all three metropolitan areas: Portland-South Portland-Biddeford (5.0 percent), Bangor (5.6 percent) and Lewiston-Auburn (5.7 percent). New Hampshire unemployment is 5.1 percent.
Here’s the full press release: http://www.maine.gov/labor/cwri/news/release.html