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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Oct
2018
Sept
2018
Oct
2017
Sept
2018
Oct
2017
TOTAL NONFARM 509.3 507.8 502.6 1,500 6,700
  Total Private 447.9 447.7 440.9 200 7,000
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 61.9 61.8 59.9 100 2,000
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
    Construction 20.4 20.2 19.2 200 1,200
          Specialty Trade Contractors 13.5 13.5 12.6 0 900
    Manufacturing 41.3 41.4 40.5 -100 800
      Durable Goods 26.2 26.2 25.2 0 1,000
          Fabricated Metal Product Mfg. 4.7 4.7 4.9 0 -200
          Computer & Electronic Product Mfg. 3.3 3.3 3.4 0 -100
          Transportation Equipment Mfg. 5.5 5.5 5.0 0 500
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.0 5.0 5.2 0 -200
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.0 3.0 3.1 0 -100
      Non-Durable Goods 15.1 15.2 15.3 -100 -200
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.1 3.1 3.1 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 447.4 446.0 442.7 1,400 4,700
    Wholesale Trade 16.3 16.0 16.6 300 -300
    Retail Trade 49.2 48.6 48.6 600 600
          Health & Personal Care Stores 5.0 5.0 5.1 0 -100
          Department Stores 3.9 3.8 3.9 100 0
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 11.8 12.0 12.0 -200 -200
        Transportation & Warehousing 10.7 11.0 10.9 -300 -200
    Information 6.1 6.0 6.0 100 100
          Publishing 1.5 1.5 1.6 0 -100
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 36.6 36.4 36.6 200 0
        Finance & Insurance 30.2 30.2 30.0 0 200
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 11.8 11.8 11.9 0 -100
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 12.6 12.5 12.5 100 100
    Professional & Business Services 70.1 70.6 70.0 -500 100
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.7 24.6 25.0 100 -300
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 13.6 13.6 13.5 0 100
          Administrative & Waste Services 31.8 32.4 31.5 -600 300
            Employment Services 11.0 11.0 11.1 0 -100
    Educational Services 28.9 26.5 27.7 2,400 1,200
          Colleges & Universities 19.5 17.2 18.5 2,300 1,000
    Health Care & Social Assistance 82.3 82.1 81.8 200 500
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 26.5 26.3 26.6 200 -100
          Hospitals 23.6 23.6 23.2 0 400
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.4 18.4 18.4 0 0
          Social Assistance 13.8 13.8 13.6 0 200
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 9.2 10.0 9.5 -800 -300
    Accommodation & Food Services 50.9 53.7 49.2 -2,800 1,700
          Accommodation 5.4 6.0 4.8 -600 600
          Food Services & Drinking Places 45.5 47.7 44.4 -2,200 1,100
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 40.2 42.0 39.3 -1,800 900
    Other Services 24.6 24.0 23.0 600 1,600
    Government              61.4 60.1 61.7 1,300 -300
          Federal Government    10.8 10.8 11.0 0 -200
          State Government      16.6 15.5 16.5 1,100 100
          Local Government      34.0 33.8 34.2 200 -200
            Local Education 22.2 21.5 22.3 700 -100
            Local Non-Education 11.8 12.3 11.9 -500 -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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