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Manchester, New Hampshire Job Growth

There were 115,200 jobs in Manchester, New Hampshire in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 118,524 employed persons for the month. Manchester lost 400 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 160 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Manchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 115,200 -400 +900
CPS 118,524 +160 +1,769

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Manchester 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 for Manchester, New Hampshire

CES employment for Manchester peaked in January 2019 at 115,600. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Manchester according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2019 for Manchester is at a new high of 118,524.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Manchester, New Hampshire Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 115,200 -400 118,524 160
March 2019 115,600 200 118,364 187
February 2019 115,400 -200 118,177 212
January 2019 115,600 500 117,965 135
December 2018 115,100 0 117,830 -26
November 2018 115,100 -300 117,856 -22
October 2018 115,400 400 117,878 87
September 2018 115,000 0 117,791 161
August 2018 115,000 -100 117,630 211
July 2018 115,100 -200 117,419 251
June 2018 115,300 700 117,168 223
May 2018 114,600 300 116,945 190