New Hampshire

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Population

1.36M

1.02% growth

Poverty Rate

8.1%


Median Age

43.1


Median Household Income

$74,991

2.19% growth

Number of Employees

692,431

0.401% growth

Median Property Value

$270,000

2.43% growth

About

In 2018, New Hampshire had a population of 1.36M people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $74,991. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of New Hampshire grew from 1.34M to 1.36M, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $73,381 to $74,991, a 2.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in New Hampshire are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.8%), White (Hispanic) (2.67%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.65%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.87%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%). 7.75% of the people in New Hampshire speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in New Hampshire are Southern New Hampshire University (13,583 degrees awarded in 2017), University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (4,097 degrees), and Dartmouth College (2,074 degrees).

The median property value in New Hampshire is $270,000, and the homeownership rate is 71.3%. Most people in New Hampshire commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.7 minutes. The average car ownership in New Hampshire is 2 cars per household.

New Hampshire borders Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont.

About the photo: Mt Washington, part of the presidential range in Conway, NH is the highest mountain in the northeast United States at almost 6,300 feet.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of New Hampshire employs 692k people. The largest industries in New Hampshire are Restaurants & Food Services (44,056 people), Elementary & secondary schools (43,350 people), and Construction (38,764 people), and the highest paying industries are Rubber products, except tires, manufacturing ($154,503), Air transportation ($133,631), and Spectator sports ($133,263).

Median household income in New Hampshire is $74,991. Males in New Hampshire have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,410. The income inequality in New Hampshire (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$74,991

2018 value

± $1,555

2.19%

1 Year Growth

± 3.04%

Households in New Hampshire have a median annual income of $74,991, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $73,381 in 2017, which represents a 2.19% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$76,607

Average Male Salary

± $3,288

$54,410

Average Female Salary

± $2,509

In 2018, full-time male employees in New Hampshire made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $83,580 ± $15,627

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $69,000 ± $29,051

  3. White

    $56,205 ± $1,898

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Hampshire workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.466

2018 Wage GINI

0.458

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in New Hampshire was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.94% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2018 the GINI for New Hampshire was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Hampshire in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Hampshire across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in New Hampshire was Rockingham County, NH with a value of $95,160, followed by Hillsborough County, NH and Merrimack County, NH, with respective values of $78,978 and $75,088.

The following map shows all of the counties in New Hampshire colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in New Hampshire (104k out of 1.29M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    93,588 ± 2,201

  2. Hispanic

    7,894 ± 680

  3. Asian

    3,492 ± 440

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in New Hampshire is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

692k

2018 Value

0.401%

1 Year growth

± 0.401%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in New Hampshire grew at a rate of 0.401%, from 690k employees to 692k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in New Hampshire, are Cashiers (17,449 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (17,231 people), and Retail salespersons (16,150 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of New Hampshire.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of New Hampshire, by number of employees, are Cashiers (17,449 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (17,231 people), and Retail salespersons (16,150 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other states, New Hampshire has an unusually high number of residents working as Marine engineers & naval architects (9.41 times higher than expected), Dietetic technicians and ophthalmic medical technicians (6.54 times), and Logging workers (4.39 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of New Hampshire, by average salary, are Physicians ($296,038), Veterinarians ($217,364), and Dentists ($210,765).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

692k

2018 Value

0.401%

1 Year growth

± 0.401%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in New Hampshire grew at a rate of 0.401%, from 690k employees to 692k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in New Hampshire, are Restaurants & Food Services (44,056 people), Elementary & secondary schools (43,350 people), and Construction (38,764 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of New Hampshire, though some of these residents may live in New Hampshire and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in New Hampshire, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (44,056 people), Elementary & secondary schools (43,350 people), and Construction (38,764 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other states, New Hampshire has an unusually high number of Ordnance (12.7 times higher than expected), Fuel dealers (7.29 times), and Navigational, measuring, electromedical, & control instruments manufacturing (4.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in New Hampshire, by average salary, are Rubber products, except tires, manufacturing ($154,503), Air transportation ($133,631), and Spectator sports ($133,263).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $10.4B

  2. $4.84B

  3. $3.85B

In 2015, the top outbound New Hampshire product (by dollars) was Electronics with $10.4B, followed by Fuel oils ($4.84B) and Machinery ($3.85B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Hampshire products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

$50B

2020 Value

$75.6B

Projected 2045 Value

51% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Hampshire trade was $50B. This is expected to increase 51% to $75.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Hampshire trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Hampshire to other states, or from other states to New Hampshire.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $6.4B

  2. $2.77B

  3. $2.19B

In 2015, the top outbound New Hampshire domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $6.4B, followed by Maine with $2.77B and New York and $2.19B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Hampshire shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.2% of the population of New Hampshire has health coverage, with 55.8% on employee plans, 11.4% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.35% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the state of New Hampshire was $9,589 in 2014. This is a 2.35% increase from the previous year ($9,369).

Primary care physicians in New Hampshire see 1098 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.49% increase from the previous year (1061 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1389 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 369 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Coos County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.5%). Additionally, Belknap County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (30.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,098 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Hampshire see an average of 1,098 patients per year. This represents a 3.49% increase from the previous year (1,061 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Hampshire in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

$9,589

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,880

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,129

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,397

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Hampshire (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.35%, from $9,369 to $9,589.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.82%

Uninsured

55.8%

Employer Coverage

11.4%

Medicaid

13.7%

Medicare

11.9%

Non-Group

1.35%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in New Hampshire declined by 1.44% from 5.9% to 5.82%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in New Hampshire changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.5% prevalence

  2. 10.6% prevalence

  3. 10.1% prevalence

Coos County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Hampshire, at 11.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Hampshire by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

New Hampshire is home to a population of 1.36M people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.89% of New Hampshire residents were born outside of the country (79.1k people).

In 2018, there were 33.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.22M people) in New Hampshire than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.2k White (Hispanic) and 35.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in New Hampshire are Spanish (31,092 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (17,102 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (5,139 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.4

In 2018, the median age of all people in New Hampshire was 43.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in New Hampshire are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all New Hampshire residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.89%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

79.1k people

5.79%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

77.3k people

As of 2017, 5.89% of New Hampshire residents (79.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in New Hampshire was 5.79%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    8,605 ± 2,270 people

  2. Canada

    7,822 ± 2,165 people

  3. China

    4,094 ± 1,569 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Hampshire was India, the natal country of 8,605 New Hampshire residents, followed by Canada with 7,822 and China with 4,094.

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Citizenship

97.6%

2018 Citizenship

97.1%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.6% of New Hampshire residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in New Hampshire was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in New Hampshire

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    1.22M ± 1.26k

  2. White (Hispanic)

    36.2k ± 2.99k

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    35.9k ± 2.33k

In 2018, there were 33.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.22M people) in New Hampshire than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.2k White (Hispanic) and 35.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in New Hampshire as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    31,092 speakers (2.4%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    17,102 speakers (1.32%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    5,139 speakers (0.397%)

7.75% of New Hampshire citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in New Hampshire was Spanish. 2.4% of the overall population of New Hampshire are native Spanish speakers. 1.32% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.397% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    33,956 ± 2,286

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    14,488 ± 2,061

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    13,257 ± 1,809

New Hampshire has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.34 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in New Hampshire awarded 29,813 degrees. The student population of New Hampshire is skewed towards women, with 57,896 male students and 92,366 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in New Hampshire are White (17,126 and 60.1%), followed by Unknown (7,306 and 25.7%), Black or African American (1,352 and 4.75%), and Asian (1,099 and 3.86%).

The largest universities in New Hampshire by number of degrees awarded are Southern New Hampshire University (13,583 and 45.6%), University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (4,097 and 13.7%), and Dartmouth College (2,074 and 6.96%).

The most popular majors in New Hampshire are General Business Administration & Management (4,802 and 16.1%), General Psychology (1,637 and 5.49%), and General Studies (1,358 and 4.56%).

The median tuition costs in New Hampshire are $30,328 for private four year colleges, and $11,300 and $19,934 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 877 degrees awarded

  2. 2,441 degrees awarded

  3. 1,301 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in New Hampshire was Registered Nursing with 877 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in New Hampshire according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 13,583 degrees awarded

  2. 4,097 degrees awarded

  3. 2,074 degrees awarded

$11,300

Median In-State Public

$30,328

Median Private

In 2017, the New Hampshire institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern New Hampshire University with 13,583 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

11,980

Degrees Awarded to Men

17,833

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 11,980 men were awarded degrees from institutions in New Hampshire, which is 0.672 times less than the 17,833 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in New Hampshire by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    17,126 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    7,306 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1,352 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in New Hampshire were to White students. These 17,126 degrees mean that there were 2.34 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 7,306 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in New Hampshire was $270,000 in 2018, which is 1.18 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $263,600 to $270,000, a 2.43% increase. The homeownership rate in New Hampshire is 71.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in New Hampshire have an average commute time of 25.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in New Hampshire is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$270,000

2018 Median

± $3,971

$263,600

2017 Median

± $3,064

In 2018, the median property value in New Hampshire grew to to $270,000 from the previous year's value of $263,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in New Hampshire compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In New Hampshire the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$74,991

Median Household Income

± $1,555

531k

Number of Households

± 11,097

In 2018, the median household income of the 531k households in New Hampshire grew to $74,991 from the previous year's value of $73,381.

The following chart displays the households in New Hampshire distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in New Hampshire distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In New Hampshire the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.3%

2018 Homeownership

69.8%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 71.3% of the housing units in New Hampshire were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in New Hampshire compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in New Hampshire have a longer commute time (25.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.67% of the workforce in New Hampshire have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.8%

  2. Carpooled

    7.44%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.86%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in New Hampshire was Drove Alone (80.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.44%) and those who Worked At Home (6.86%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in New Hampshire distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in New Hampshire have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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