Department of Numbers

Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 110,000 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,145 employed persons for the month. Manchester lost 800 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 313 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 110,000 -800 +800
CPS 114,145 -313 +2,768

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Manchester 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 for Manchester, New Hampshire

CES employment for Manchester peaked in September 2016 at 111,500. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 114,643 for Manchester in September 2016. 498 jobs have been lost in Manchester since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 110,000 -800 114,145 -313
November 2016 110,800 -500 114,458 133
October 2016 111,300 -200 114,325 -318
September 2016 111,500 800 114,643 245
August 2016 110,700 0 114,398 -151
July 2016 110,700 -200 114,549 424
June 2016 110,900 1,000 114,125 949
May 2016 109,900 -600 113,176 -255
April 2016 110,500 -300 113,431 522
March 2016 110,800 400 112,909 339
February 2016 110,400 1,100 112,570 965
January 2016 109,300 100 111,605 228