New Hampshire Job Growth
There were 631,000 jobs in New Hampshire in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 689,753 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire added 10,700 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 14,270 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.
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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 2020 for New Hampshire at 691,000. Since then 60,000 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire according to the employer survey. From a trough of 572,000 in April 2020, New Hampshire has gained 59,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in New Hampshire reached a maximum of 759,597 in February 2020. 69,844 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 596,312, New Hampshire has added 93,441 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
New Hampshire Employment History