Department of Numbers

New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 689,900 jobs in New Hampshire in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 754,600 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire lost 400 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 1,347 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 689,900 -400 +7,700
CPS 754,600 +1,347 +9,321

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 July 2019 for New Hampshire at 694,300. Since then 4,400 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in New Hampshire for October 2019 is at a new high of 754,600.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 689,900 -400 754,600 1,347
September 2019 690,300 -2,900 753,253 902
August 2019 693,200 -1,100 752,351 894
July 2019 694,300 3,300 751,457 957
June 2019 691,000 1,400 750,500 908
May 2019 689,600 800 749,592 666
April 2019 688,800 1,500 748,926 710
March 2019 687,300 -400 748,216 658
February 2019 687,700 1,600 747,558 1,183
January 2019 686,100 2,400 746,375 1,141
December 2018 683,700 1,200 745,234 -65
November 2018 682,500 300 745,299 20