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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Feb
2017
Jan
2017
Feb
2016
Jan
2017
Feb
2016
TOTAL NONFARM 482.5 479.4 477.7 3,100 4,800
  Total Private 421.3 418.3 416.8 3,000 4,500
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 57.2 57.4 56.2 -200 1,000
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
    Construction 17.0 17.3 15.5 -300 1,500
          Specialty Trade Contractors 11.4 11.9 10.2 -500 1,200
    Manufacturing 40.0 39.9 40.5 100 -500
      Durable Goods 25.1 24.8 25.5 300 -400
          Fabricated Metal Product Mfg. 4.9 4.9 5.1 0 -200
          Computer & Electronic Product Mfg. 3.2 3.3 3.3 -100 -100
          Transportation Equipment Mfg. 4.5 4.4 4.7 100 -200
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.5 5.4 5.5 100 0
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.3 3.3 3.3 0 0
      Non-Durable Goods 14.9 15.1 15.0 -200 -100
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.0 3.0 3.0 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 425.3 422.0 421.5 3,300 3,800
    Wholesale Trade 16.6 16.5 16.5 100 100
    Retail Trade 47.0 48.0 47.3 -1,000 -300
          Health & Personal Care Stores 4.9 5.0 4.8 -100 100
          Department Stores 3.9 4.1 3.8 -200 100
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 11.2 11.2 11.2 0 0
        Transportation & Warehousing 10.1 10.2 10.1 -100 0
    Information 7.7 7.7 8.2 0 -500
          Publishing 1.7 1.7 1.7 0 0
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 32.9 33.1 33.4 -200 -500
        Finance & Insurance 27.1 27.2 27.5 -100 -400
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 9.8 9.9 9.9 -100 -100
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 11.7 11.8 12.0 -100 -300
    Professional & Business Services 64.4 64.4 63.1 0 1,300
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.8 24.9 24.3 -100 500
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 13.5 13.6 13.2 -100 300
          Administrative & Waste Services 26.1 25.9 25.6 200 500
            Employment Services 9.3 9.1 9.6 200 -300
    Educational Services 27.1 24.0 26.8 3,100 300
          Colleges & Universities 19.2 15.1 18.2 4,100 1,000
    Health Care & Social Assistance 81.4 81.2 80.0 200 1,400
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 26.5 26.4 25.6 100 900
          Hospitals 23.1 23.1 23.3 0 -200
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.3 18.3 18.2 0 100
          Social Assistance 13.5 13.4 12.9 100 600
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 8.3 8.1 7.6 200 700
    Accommodation & Food Services 45.0 44.7 44.0 300 1,000
          Accommodation 3.9 3.8 3.7 100 200
          Food Services & Drinking Places 41.1 40.9 40.3 200 800
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 35.7 35.5 34.9 200 800
    Other Services 22.5 22.0 22.5 500 0
    Government              61.2 61.1 60.9 100 300
          Federal Government    10.3 10.3 10.7 0 -400
          State Government      16.1 16.1 16.1 0 0
          Local Government      34.8 34.7 34.1 100 700
            Local Education 22.7 22.6 22.4 100 300
            Local Non-Education 12.1 12.1 11.7 0 400
 
*Utilities are not broken out separately.
**Real Estate & Rentals is not broken out separately.
Some subcategories are not additive.
Current month figures are preliminary and subject to revision.

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