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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Aug
2017
Jul
2017
Aug
2016
Jul
2017
Aug
2016
TOTAL NONFARM 502.2 502.2 490.7 0 11,500
  Total Private 445.4 444.7 433.5 700 11,900
                       
GOODS PRODUCING 64.2 63.0 60.1 1,200 4,100
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
    Construction 22.8 21.6 19.5 1,200 3,300
          Specialty Trade Contractors 15.0 14.6 12.9 400 2,100
    Manufacturing 41.2 41.2 40.4 0 800
      Durable Goods 25.5 25.6 25.1 -100 400
          Fabricated Metal Product Mfg. 4.8 4.8 4.9 0 -100
          Computer & Electronic Product Mfg. 3.2 3.2 3.3 0 -100
          Transportation Equipment Mfg. 4.6 4.6 4.4 0 200
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.4 5.2 5.4 200 0
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.2 3.1 3.3 100 -100
      Non-Durable Goods 15.7 15.6 15.3 100 400
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.0 3.0 3.0 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 438.0 439.2 430.6 -1,200 7,400
    Wholesale Trade 17.3 17.1 16.7 200 600
    Retail Trade 49.1 49.2 48.4 -100 700
          Health & Personal Care Stores 4.9 4.8 4.8 100 100
          Department Stores 4.0 4.0 3.9 0 100
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 11.1 11.1 10.9 0 200
        Transportation & Warehousing 10.0 9.9 9.8 100 200
    Information 7.6 7.9 8.1 -300 -500
          Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.7 0 -100
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 33.5 33.7 33.6 -200 -100
        Finance & Insurance 27.0 27.1 27.4 -100 -400
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 9.6 9.7 9.9 -100 -300
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 11.8 11.8 11.9 0 -100
    Professional & Business Services 67.0 67.0 66.7 0 300
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.7 24.6 24.5 100 200
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 14.0 14.1 13.6 -100 400
          Administrative & Waste Services 28.3 28.3 28.6 0 -300
            Employment Services 9.8 9.6 9.8 200 0
    Educational Services 22.0 22.4 20.9 -400 1,100
          Colleges & Universities 13.5 13.9 13.0 -400 500
    Health Care & Social Assistance 81.3 81.1 80.6 200 700
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 26.1 25.8 25.8 300 300
          Hospitals 23.1 23.1 23.3 0 -200
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.3 18.4 18.3 -100 0
          Social Assistance 13.8 13.8 13.2 0 600
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 11.7 12.0 11.3 -300 400
    Accommodation & Food Services 56.2 55.8 52.2 400 4,000
          Accommodation 5.7 5.6 5.5 100 200
          Food Services & Drinking Places 50.5 50.2 46.7 300 3,800
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 44.7 44.3 41.9 400 2,800
    Other Services 24.4 24.4 24.0 0 400
    Government              56.8 57.5 57.2 -700 -400
          Federal Government    10.2 10.3 10.8 -100 -600
          State Government      15.6 15.8 15.5 -200 100
          Local Government      31.0 31.4 30.9 -400 100
            Local Education 17.5 17.9 17.8 -400 -300
            Local Non-Education 13.5 13.5 13.1 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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