Department of Numbers

New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 627,200 jobs in New Hampshire in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 722,311 employed persons for the month. New Hampshire lost 0 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 24,311 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is New Hampshire job growth compared to other states.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 627,200 0 -54,500
CPS 722,311 +24,311 -34,481

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 63,800 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 55,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in New Hampshire reached a maximum of 759,597 in February 2020. 37,286 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 125,999 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 627,200 0 722,311 24,311
October 2020 627,200 -4,400 698,000 552
September 2020 631,600 1,100 697,448 8,118
August 2020 630,500 10,200 689,330 13,847
July 2020 620,300 12,400 675,483 18,111
June 2020 607,900 22,500 657,372 36,255
May 2020 585,400 13,400 621,117 24,805
April 2020 572,000 -108,300 596,312 -151,667
March 2020 680,300 -10,000 747,979 -11,618
February 2020 690,300 -700 759,597 1,335
January 2020 691,000 5,400 758,262 1,578
December 2019 685,600 3,900 756,684 -108