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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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  Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Dec
2015
Nov
2015
Dec
2014
Nov
2015
Dec
2014
TOTAL NONFARM
489.1
490.8
480.8
-1,700
8,300
Total Private
428.8
430.5
419.7
-1,700
9,100
GOODS PRODUCING
59.0
59.0
58.5
0
500
Mining & Logging
0.2
0.2
0.2
0
0
Construction
16.4
16.5
16.5
-100
-100
Specialty Trade Contractors
10.4
10.5
10.3
-100
100
Manufacturing
42.4
42.3
41.8
100
600
Durable Goods
27.3
27.3
27.1
0
200
Fabricated Metal Product Mfg.
5.7
5.7
5.8
0
-100
Computer & Electronic Product Mfg.
3.2
3.2
3.3
0
-100
Transportation Equipment Mfg.
5.1
5.1
4.7
0
400
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg.
5.4
5.4
5.6
0
-200
    Jewelry & Silverware
3.2
3.3
3.4
-100
-200
Non-Durable Goods
15.1
15.0
14.7
100
400
Chemical Manufacturing
3.0
3.0
3.1
0
-100
SERVICE PRODUCING
430.1
431.8
422.3
-1,700
7,800
Wholesale Trade
16.4
16.4
17.1
0
-700
Retail Trade
48.1
47.8
48.2
300
-100
Health & Personal Care Stores
4.4
4.4
4.6
0
-200
Department Stores
4.7
4.5
4.4
200
300
*
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities
12.8
12.1
12.0
700
800
Transportation & Warehousing
11.7
10.9
10.9
800
800
Information
8.5
8.5
8.8
0
-300
Publishing
1.8
1.8
1.8
0
0
**
Financial Activities (including Real Estate)
32.7
32.6
32.4
100
300
Finance & Insurance
27.3
27.1
26.7
200
600
Credit Intermediation & Related Activities
9.8
9.8
9.8
0
0
Insurance Carriers & Related Activities
11.8
11.7
11.7
100
100
Professional & Business Services
64.7
65.2
60.5
-500
4,200
Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
23.7
23.5
23.1
200
600
Management of Companies & Enterprises
12.8
12.8
12.3
0
500
Administrative & Waste Services
28.2
28.9
25.1
-700
3,100
Employment Services
10.0
10.2
9.5
-200
500
Educational Services
26.5
28.0
25.6
-1,500
900
Colleges & Universities
17.7
19.6
17.3
-1,900
400
Health Care & Social Assistance
81.0
80.8
81.1
200
-100
Ambulatory Health Care Services
26.3
26.1
25.9
200
400
Hospitals
22.9
22.9
23.2
0
-300
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities
18.4
18.4
18.8
0
-400
Social Assistance
13.4
13.4
13.2
0
200
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
8.4
8.6
7.5
-200
900
Accommodation & Food Services
47.0
47.7
45.1
-700
1,900
Accommodation
4.0
4.2
3.8
-200
200
Food Services & Drinking Places
43.0
43.5
41.3
-500
1,700
Other Services
23.7
23.8
22.9
-100
800
Government             
60.3
60.3
61.1
0
-800
Federal Government   
10.5
10.4
10.6
100
-100
State Government     
16.0
16.0
16.2
0
-200
Local Government     
33.8
33.9
34.3
-100
-500
Local Education
21.5
21.5
21.9
0
-400
Local Non-Education
12.3
12.4
12.4
-100
-100
 
*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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