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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Oct
2017
Sept
2017
Oct
2016
Sept
2017
Oct
2016
TOTAL NONFARM 502.3 499.9 497.6 2,400 4,700
  Total Private 440.8 439.6 436.1 1,200 4,700
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 63.1 63.1 59.7 0 3,400
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
    Construction 21.7 21.8 19.4 -100 2,300
          Specialty Trade Contractors 13.9 14.3 12.7 -400 1,200
    Manufacturing 41.2 41.1 40.1 100 1,100
      Durable Goods 25.6 25.5 25.0 100 600
          Fabricated Metal Product Mfg. 4.8 4.8 5.0 0 -200
          Computer & Electronic Product Mfg. 3.2 3.2 3.3 0 -100
          Transportation Equipment Mfg. 4.7 4.6 4.2 100 500
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.4 5.3 5.5 100 -100
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.3 3.2 3.3 100 0
      Non-Durable Goods 15.6 15.6 15.1 0 500
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.0 3.0 3.0 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 439.2 436.8 437.9 2,400 1,300
    Wholesale Trade 17.5 17.5 16.7 0 800
    Retail Trade 48.3 48.3 48.1 0 200
          Health & Personal Care Stores 4.9 4.9 4.8 0 100
          Department Stores 3.9 4.0 4.1 -100 -200
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 11.9 12.0 11.8 -100 100
        Transportation & Warehousing 10.8 10.8 10.7 0 100
    Information 7.9 7.9 7.9 0 0
          Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.7 0 -100
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 33.4 33.0 33.4 400 0
        Finance & Insurance 27.2 26.9 27.4 300 -200
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 9.6 9.5 9.9 100 -300
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 12.0 11.8 11.9 200 100
    Professional & Business Services 66.5 65.8 67.2 700 -700
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.6 24.5 24.7 100 -100
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 14.0 13.9 13.5 100 500
          Administrative & Waste Services 27.9 27.4 29.0 500 -1,100
            Employment Services 10.2 9.9 10.2 300 0
    Educational Services 27.5 25.0 28.1 2,500 -600
          Colleges & Universities 19.8 16.8 19.6 3,000 200
    Health Care & Social Assistance 81.3 80.7 81.0 600 300
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 26.3 25.9 26.2 400 100
          Hospitals 22.9 22.9 23.1 0 -200
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.2 18.2 18.3 0 -100
          Social Assistance 13.9 13.7 13.4 200 500
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 9.4 10.1 9.6 -700 -200
    Accommodation & Food Services 50.8 52.9 49.6 -2,100 1,200
          Accommodation 4.8 5.3 4.7 -500 100
          Food Services & Drinking Places 46.0 47.6 44.9 -1,600 1,100
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 40.9 41.8 39.0 -900 1,900
    Other Services 23.2 23.3 23.0 -100 200
    Government              61.5 60.3 61.5 1,200 0
          Federal Government    10.4 10.3 10.4 100 0
          State Government      16.5 15.5 16.3 1,000 200
          Local Government      34.6 34.5 34.8 100 -200
            Local Education 22.4 21.8 22.6 600 -200
            Local Non-Education 12.2 12.7 12.2 -500 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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