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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Sept
2018
Aug
2018
Sept
2017
Aug
2018
Sept
2017
TOTAL NONFARM 507.4 506.6 499.5 800 7,900
  Total Private 447.3 449.6 439.0 -2,300 8,300
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 62.0 61.7 59.9 300 2,100
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
Construction 20.3 20.3 19.3 0 1,000
          Specialty Trade Contractors 13.4 13.4 12.8 0 600
    Manufacturing 41.5 41.2 40.4 300 1,100
      Durable Goods 26.3 25.9 25.1 400 1,200
          Fabricated Metal Product Mfg. 4.7 4.7 4.9 0 -200
          Computer & Electronic Product Mfg. 3.3 3.3 3.4 0 -100
          Transportation Equipment Mfg. 5.6 5.6 4.9 0 700
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.0 5.0 5.1 0 -100
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.0 3.0 3.1 0 -100
      Non-Durable Goods 15.2 15.3 15.3 -100 -100
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.1 3.1 3.1 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 445.4 444.9 439.6 500 5,800
    Wholesale Trade 16.0 16.1 16.5 -100 -500
    Retail Trade 48.4 49.4 48.6 -1,000 -200
          Health & Personal Care Stores 5.0 5.0 5.1 0 -100
          Department Stores 3.8 3.8 3.8 0 0
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 12.0 11.3 12.1 700 -100
        Transportation & Warehousing 11.0 10.1 11.0 900 0
    Information 5.9 6.1 6.1 -200 -200
          Publishing 1.5 1.6 1.6 -100 -100
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 36.3 36.6 36.2 -300 100
        Finance & Insurance 30.2 30.2 29.7 0 500
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 11.8 11.8 11.8 0 0
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 12.5 12.6 12.3 -100 200
    Professional & Business Services 70.8 71.0 68.4 -200 2,400
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.6 25.2 24.9 -600 -300
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 13.6 13.7 13.5 -100 100
          Administrative & Waste Services 32.6 32.1 30.0 500 2,600
            Employment Services 11.1 10.6 10.6 500 500
    Educational Services 26.3 22.0 25.6 4,300 700
          Colleges & Universities 17.0 13.1 16.5 3,900 500
    Health Care & Social Assistance 82.2 82.2 81.2 0 1,000
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 26.4 26.3 26.1 100 300
          Hospitals 23.6 23.7 23.2 -100 400
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.4 18.4 18.3 0 100
          Social Assistance 13.8 13.8 13.6 0 200
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 9.8 12.0 9.9 -2,200 -100
    Accommodation & Food Services 53.6 56.2 51.5 -2,600 2,100
          Accommodation 6.0 5.9 5.3 100 700
          Food Services & Drinking Places 47.6 50.3 46.2 -2,700 1,400
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 41.8 44.0 40.3 -2,200 1,500
    Other Services 24.0 25.0 23.0 -1,000 1,000
    Government              60.1 57.0 60.5 3,100 -400
          Federal Government    10.8 10.8 11.0 0 -200
          State Government      15.5 15.7 15.5 -200 0
          Local Government      33.8 30.5 34.0 3,300 -200
            Local Education 21.5 17.4 21.7 4,100 -200
            Local Non-Education 12.3 13.1 12.3 -800 0
 
*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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