New Hampshire Monthly Employment Statistics

  • 47,668 employed workers
  • 689,753 unemployed workers
  • 6.5% unemployment rate

Workforce Data

The total employment for New Hampshire is 631,000, which is 10,700 greater than last month, an increase of 1.72%. The total employment a year ago was 693,200, which is -62,200 greater than today. Employment has decreased by 8.97% in the last year. Last months' total employment data was updated but changed less than 0.05%, a fairly insignificant amount. Last months total employment was revised to 620 from 620.

The Trade, Transport and Utilities sectors are the leading employers in New Hampshire. There are 125,500 employees in the sector. Last month the sector had 123,100 employees last month, an increase of 2,400 (1.95%). Last year the sector had 140,900 employees last year, a decrease of 15,400 (10.93%).

The chart below illustrates the total monthly employment:

Unemployment Rate

The unemployment rate decreased in July, 2019 from 8.0% to this months' 6.5%. A year ago the unemployment rate was 2.5%, 4.0% higher today. The total workforce in July, 2019 was 737,421, which is 0.4% higher than last months 734,397 and is 0.4% lower than last months 771,678. The total number of unemployed in New Hampshire is 689,753 as compared to the revised figure from last month of 675,483 and 752,351 unemployed a year ago.

The chart below illustrates the change in the unemployment rate over the last year in New Hampshire:






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This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.