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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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  Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

May
2016
Apr
2016
May
2015
Apr
2016
May
2015
TOTAL NONFARM
492.1
486.7
492.0
5,400
100
Total Private
430.6
425.8
430.0
4,800
600
             
GOODS PRODUCING
59.8
59.1
58.8
700
1,000
    Mining & Logging
0.2
0.2
0.2
0
0
    Construction
17.8
17.0
17.3
800
500
          Specialty Trade Contractors
11.6
10.7
11.2
900
400
    Manufacturing
41.8
41.9
41.3
-100
500
      Durable Goods
26.0
26.3
26.1
-300
-100
          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.
4.6
4.7
4.8
-100
-200
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg.
5.6
5.6
5.8
0
-200
            Jewelry & Silverware
3.4
3.4
3.5
0
-100
      Non-Durable Goods
15.8
15.6
15.2
200
600
          Chemical Manufacturing
3.0
3.0
3.0
0
0
             
  SERVICE PRODUCING
432.3
427.6
433.2
4,700
-900
    Wholesale Trade
16.2
16.1
17.0
100
-800
    Retail Trade
47.7
47.3
47.6
400
100
          Health & Personal Care Stores
4.7
4.7
4.8
0
-100
          Department Stores
3.8
3.9
3.9
-100
-100
* Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities
11.1
11.1
11.5
0
-400
Transportation & Warehousing
10.1
10.1
10.4
0
-300
Information
8.0
8.6
8.6
-600
-600
Publishing
1.7
1.7
1.8
0
-100
** Financial Activities (including Real Estate)
33.0
32.5
32.9
500
100
Finance & Insurance
27.3
27.2
27.0
100
300
Credit Intermediation & Related Activities
9.8
9.8
9.9
0
-100
Insurance Carriers & Related Activities
11.6
11.6
11.7
0
-100
Professional & Business Services
65.8
65.3
64.6
500
1,200
Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
23.9
24.0
23.6
-100
300
Management of Companies & Enterprises
12.8
12.9
12.5
-100
300
Administrative & Waste Services
29.1
28.4
28.5
700
600
Employment Services
9.4
9.6
10.3
-200
-900
Educational Services
26.0
26.6
26.4
-600
-400
Colleges & Universities
17.2
17.8
17.6
-600
-400
Health Care & Social Assistance
81.1
80.9
81.0
200
100
Ambulatory Health Care Services
26.5
26.4
25.7
100
800
Hospitals
23.0
22.9
23.3
100
-300
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities
18.2
18.2
18.3
0
-100
Social Assistance
13.4
13.4
13.7
0
-300
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
9.3
8.4
9.6
900
-300
Accommodation & Food Services
49.3
46.8
48.9
2,500
400
Accommodation
4.4
4.0
4.6
400
-200
Food Services & Drinking Places
44.9
42.8
44.3
2,100
600
Other Services
23.3
23.1
23.1
200
200
Government             
61.5
60.9
62.0
600
-500
Federal Government   
10.6
10.6
10.4
0
200
State Government     
16.3
16.2
16.5
100
-200
Local Government     
34.6
34.1
35.1
500
-500
Local Education
22.7
22.4
23.0
300
-300
Local Non-Education
11.9
11.7
12.1
200
-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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