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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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  Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Apr
2016
Mar
2016
Apr
2015
Mar
2016
Apr
2015
TOTAL NONFARM
487.1
481.7
482.8
5,400
4,300
Total Private
426.1
421.0
421.5
5,100
4,600
GOODS PRODUCING
59.1
58.4
57.5
700
1,600
Mining & Logging
0.2
0.2
0.2
0
0
Construction
17.0
16.4
16.2
600
800
Specialty Trade Contractors
10.8
10.3
10.4
500
400
Manufacturing
41.9
41.8
41.1
100
800
Durable Goods
26.3
26.2
26.1
100
200
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.
4.7
4.7
4.7
0
0
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg.
5.7
5.7
5.8
0
-100
Jewelry & Silverware
3.4
3.4
3.5
0
-100
Non-Durable Goods
15.6
15.6
15.0
0
600
Chemical Manufacturing
3.0
3.0
3.0
0
0
SERVICE PRODUCING
428.0
423.3
425.3
4,700
2,700
Wholesale Trade
16.2
16.2
16.9
0
-700
Retail Trade
47.3
46.5
47.0
800
300
Health & Personal Care Stores
4.7
4.7
4.8
0
-100
Department Stores
3.9
3.9
3.9
0
0
*
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities
11.1
11.1
11.2
0
-100
Transportation & Warehousing
10.1
10.1
10.1
0
0
Information
8.6
8.6
8.6
0
0
Publishing
1.7
1.7
1.8
0
-100
**
Financial Activities (including Real Estate)
32.5
33.0
32.8
-500
-300
Finance & Insurance
27.2
27.2
26.9
0
300
Credit Intermediation & Related Activities
9.8
9.8
9.9
0
-100
Insurance Carriers & Related Activities
11.7
11.7
11.7
0
0
Professional & Business Services
65.5
63.6
63.5
1,900
2,000
Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
24.1
24.2
23.9
-100
200
Management of Companies & Enterprises
12.9
12.8
12.4
100
500
Administrative & Waste Services
28.5
26.6
27.2
1,900
1,300
Employment Services
9.6
9.4
10.0
200
-400
Educational Services
26.6
26.7
27.0
-100
-400
Colleges & Universities
17.8
17.9
18.4
-100
-600
Health Care & Social Assistance
80.6
80.6
80.5
0
100
Ambulatory Health Care Services
26.2
26.2
25.6
0
600
Hospitals
23.0
23.0
23.5
0
-500
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities
18.1
18.1
18.3
0
-200
Social Assistance
13.3
13.3
13.1
0
200
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
8.4
7.6
8.5
800
-100
Accommodation & Food Services
47.1
45.7
45.4
1,400
1,700
Accommodation
4.1
3.9
4.1
200
0
Food Services & Drinking Places
43.0
41.8
41.3
1,200
1,700
Other Services
23.1
23.0
22.6
100
500
Government             
61.0
60.7
61.3
300
-300
Federal Government   
10.7
10.6
10.5
100
200
State Government     
16.2
16.1
16.3
100
-100
Local Government     
34.1
34.0
34.5
100
-400
Local Education
22.4
22.5
22.7
-100
-300
Local Non-Education
11.7
11.5
11.8
200
-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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