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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Sept
2017
Aug
2017
Sept
2016
Aug
2017
Sept
2016
TOTAL NONFARM 499.0 501.3 494.7 -2,300 4,300
  Total Private 438.7 444.5 434.3 -5,800 4,400
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 63.2 64.0 59.6 -800 3,600
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
    Construction 21.9 22.6 19.3 -700 2,600
          Specialty Trade Contractors 14.5 14.9 12.8 -400 1,700
    Manufacturing 41.1 41.2 40.1 -100 1,000
      Durable Goods 25.5 25.5 24.9 0 600
          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. 4.6 4.6 4.2 0 400
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.3 5.4 5.4 -100 -100
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.2 3.2 3.3 0 -100
      Non-Durable Goods 15.6 15.7 15.2 -100 400
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.0 3.0 3.0 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 435.8 437.3 435.1 -1,500 700
    Wholesale Trade 17.4 17.6 16.7 -200 700
    Retail Trade 48.2 49.1 48.1 -900 100
          Health & Personal Care Stores 4.9 4.9 4.9 0 0
          Department Stores 4.0 4.0 3.9 0 100
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 12.0 11.1 11.8 900 200
        Transportation & Warehousing 10.8 10.0 10.7 800 100
    Information 7.7 7.7 8.2 0 -500
          Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.7 0 -100
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 32.9 33.5 33.5 -600 -600
        Finance & Insurance 26.9 27.0 27.3 -100 -400
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 9.5 9.6 9.9 -100 -400
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 11.8 11.8 11.9 0 -100
    Professional & Business Services 65.5 66.8 66.6 -1,300 -1,100
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.3 24.7 24.2 -400 100
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 13.9 14.0 13.4 -100 500
          Administrative & Waste Services 27.3 28.1 29.0 -800 -1,700
            Employment Services 9.9 9.8 10.1 100 -200
    Educational Services 25.0 21.8 25.5 3,200 -500
          Colleges & Universities 16.6 13.3 16.7 3,300 -100
    Health Care & Social Assistance 80.7 81.2 80.5 -500 200
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 25.9 25.9 25.8 0 100
          Hospitals 22.9 23.1 23.2 -200 -300
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.2 18.4 18.3 -200 -100
          Social Assistance 13.7 13.8 13.2 -100 500
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 10.1 11.7 9.9 -1,600 200
    Accommodation & Food Services 52.7 56.1 50.9 -3,400 1,800
          Accommodation 5.3 5.7 5.0 -400 300
          Food Services & Drinking Places 47.4 50.4 45.9 -3,000 1,500
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 41.6 44.5 39.8 -2,900 1,800
    Other Services 23.3 23.9 23.0 -600 300
    Government              60.3 56.8 60.4 3,500 -100
          Federal Government    10.3 10.2 10.4 100 -100
          State Government      15.5 15.6 15.3 -100 200
          Local Government      34.5 31.0 34.7 3,500 -200
            Local Education 21.8 17.5 22.0 4,300 -200
            Local Non-Education 12.7 13.5 12.7 -800 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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