For Immediate Release
Date: June 14, 2023


Communications Director
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NH Ranked #1 for Child Well-Being

Concord, NH – Today, following the release of the 2023 Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, which ranks New Hampshire as the #1 state in the country for child well-being, Governor Chris Sununu issued the following statement:

"To be ranked the #1 state in America for child well-being should be a major point of pride for all Granite Staters," said Governor Chris Sununu. "Together, we've made landmark investments in early childhood education, mental health, childcare, and so much more. Our work continues, but this ranking is further proof that New Hampshire is far and away the best place for children and families to thrive."

In the data released today, New Hampshire earned the following rankings:

  • #1 for overall child well-being
  • #2 for family and community
  • #3 for health
  • #4 for economic well-being
  • #4 for education

Note: The 2023 KIDS COUNT Data Bookcan be found here.