Department of Numbers

New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 687,600 jobs in New Hampshire in March 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 748,223 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire lost 100 jobs in March 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 665 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey March 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 687,600 -100 +7,700
CPS 748,223 +665 +8,520

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 February 2019 for New Hampshire at 687,700. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in New Hampshire for March 2019 is at a new high of 748,223.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2019

New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2019 687,600 -100 748,223 665
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
October 2018 682,200 1,400 745,279 528
September 2018 680,800 -700 744,751 751
August 2018 681,500 700 744,000 812
July 2018 680,800 -700 743,188 919
June 2018 681,500 2,000 742,269 800
May 2018 679,500 300 741,469 828
April 2018 679,200 -700 740,641 938