Department of Numbers

New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 674,800 jobs in New Hampshire in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 734,402 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire added 1,900 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 381 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 674,800 +1,900 +14,600
CPS 734,402 -381 +17,104

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 in November 2016 for New Hampshire is at a new high of 674,800.

CPS employment in New Hampshire reached a maximum of 735,126 in September 2016. 724 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2016

New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2016 674,800 1,900 734,402 -381
October 2016 672,900 1,700 734,783 -343
September 2016 671,200 -100 735,126 602
August 2016 671,300 4,200 734,524 1,686
July 2016 667,100 0 732,838 1,707
June 2016 667,100 4,200 731,131 2,033
May 2016 662,900 -2,200 729,098 1,358
April 2016 665,100 200 727,740 2,785
March 2016 664,900 -200 724,955 3,053
February 2016 665,100 4,200 721,902 2,951
January 2016 660,900 -200 718,951 1,635
December 2015 661,100 900 717,316 18