Department of Numbers

New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 674,800 jobs in New Hampshire in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 731,099 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire lost 3,200 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 284 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 674,800 -3,200 +9,600
CPS 731,099 -284 +6,064

New Hampshire Employment Changes

The charts below shows the monthly job growth for New Hampshire as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment in New Hampshire

CES employment peaked in January 2017 for New Hampshire at 680,400. Since then 5,600 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in New Hampshire reached a maximum of 731,647 in January 2017. 548 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 674,800 -3,200 731,099 -284
February 2017 678,000 -2,400 731,383 -264
January 2017 680,400 6,800 731,647 846
December 2016 673,600 -700 730,801 270
November 2016 674,300 0 730,531 463
October 2016 674,300 4,300 730,068 636
September 2016 670,000 -300 729,432 827
August 2016 670,300 2,300 728,605 934
July 2016 668,000 1,800 727,671 881
June 2016 666,200 1,000 726,790 724
May 2016 665,200 -1,300 726,066 546
April 2016 666,500 1,300 725,520 485