New Hampshire Job Growth
There were 657,100 jobs in New Hampshire in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 735,179 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire lost 200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 706 (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 February 2020 for New Hampshire at 689,000. Since then 31,900 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire according to the employer survey. From a trough of 572,600 in April 2020, New Hampshire has gained 84,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in New Hampshire reached a maximum of 756,989 in November 2019. 21,810 jobs have been lost in New Hampshire since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 617,342, New Hampshire has added 117,837 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
New Hampshire Employment History