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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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  Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Mar
2016
Feb
2016
Mar
2015
Feb
2016
Mar
2015
TOTAL NONFARM
482.0
476.4
472.4
5,600
9,600
Total Private
421.2
415.7
411.5
5,500
9,700
GOODS PRODUCING
58.6
57.7
55.5
900
3,100
Mining & Logging
0.2
0.2
0.2
0
0
Construction
16.5
16.0
14.4
500
2,100
Specialty Trade Contractors
10.3
10.1
9.4
200
900
Manufacturing
41.9
41.5
40.9
400
1,000
Durable Goods
26.3
26.3
26.0
0
300
Fabricated Metal Product Mfg.
5.3
5.3
5.4
0
-100
Computer & Electronic Product Mfg.
3.1
3.1
3.2
0
-100
Transportation Equipment Mfg.
4.7
4.8
4.6
-100
100
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg.
5.7
5.7
5.9
0
-200
Jewelry & Silverware
3.4
3.5
3.6
-100
-200
Non-Durable Goods
15.6
15.2
14.9
400
700
Chemical Manufacturing
3.0
3.0
3.0
0
0
SERVICE PRODUCING
423.4
418.7
416.9
4,700
6,500
Wholesale Trade
16.3
16.2
16.8
100
-500
Retail Trade
46.5
46.5
46.4
0
100
Health & Personal Care Stores
4.7
4.6
4.8
100
-100
Department Stores
3.9
3.9
3.9
0
0
*
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities
11.1
11.0
10.9
100
200
Transportation & Warehousing
10.2
10.1
9.8
100
400
Information
8.6
8.6
8.5
0
100
Publishing
1.7
1.7
1.8
0
-100
**
Financial Activities (including Real Estate)
33.3
33.0
32.7
300
600
Finance & Insurance
27.3
27.1
26.8
200
500
Credit Intermediation & Related Activities
9.8
9.8
9.8
0
0
Insurance Carriers & Related Activities
11.7
11.7
11.7
0
0
Professional & Business Services
63.5
62.6
60.7
900
2,800
Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
24.1
24.0
23.7
100
400
Management of Companies & Enterprises
12.8
12.8
12.3
0
500
Administrative & Waste Services
26.6
25.8
24.7
800
1,900
Employment Services
9.4
9.1
9.5
300
-100
Educational Services
26.5
25.9
26.6
600
-100
Colleges & Universities
17.9
17.1
18.2
800
-300
Health Care & Social Assistance
80.7
80.3
80.3
400
400
Ambulatory Health Care Services
26.3
25.9
25.6
400
700
Hospitals
23.0
23.1
23.5
-100
-500
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities
18.1
18.1
18.2
0
-100
Social Assistance
13.3
13.2
13.0
100
300
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
7.6
7.3
7.5
300
100
Accommodation & Food Services
45.6
44.2
43.1
1,400
2,500
Accommodation
3.8
3.7
3.7
100
100
Food Services & Drinking Places
41.8
40.5
39.4
1,300
2,400
Other Services
22.9
22.4
22.5
500
400
Government             
60.8
60.7
60.9
100
-100
Federal Government   
10.6
10.6
10.3
0
300
State Government     
16.1
16.1
16.2
0
-100
Local Government     
34.1
34.0
34.4
100
-300
Local Education
22.6
22.5
22.7
100
-100
Local Non-Education
11.5
11.5
11.7
0
-200
 
*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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