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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Jan
2019
Dec
2018
Jan
2018
Dec
2018
Jan
2018
TOTAL NONFARM 481.7 499.3 478.9 -17,600 2,800
  Total Private 420.0 437.0 417.7 -17,000 2,300
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 57.6 59.8 57.1 -2,200 500
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.1 0 100
    Construction 17.8 19.7 16.5 -1,900 1,300
          Specialty Trade Contractors 11.3 12.4 10.9 -1,100 400
    Manufacturing 39.6 39.9 40.5 -300 -900
      Durable Goods 25.6 25.6 25.7 0 -100
          Fabricated Metal Product Mfg. 4.7 4.7 4.8 0 -100
          Computer & Electronic Product Mfg. 3.5 3.5 3.5 0 0
          Transportation Equipment Mfg. 5.6 5.6 5.4 0 200
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.0 5.1 5.3 -100 -300
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.0 3.1 3.1 -100 -100
      Non-Durable Goods 14.0 14.3 14.8 -300 -800
          Chemical Manufacturing 2.8 2.8 3.1 0 -300
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 424.1 439.5 421.8 -15,400 2,300
    Wholesale Trade 16.5 16.4 16.4 100 100
    Retail Trade 48.2 50.6 47.8 -2,400 400
          Health & Personal Care Stores 5.1 5.1 5.0 0 100
          Department Stores 3.6 4.0 3.8 -400 -200
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 12.4 13.4 12.0 -1,000 400
        Transportation & Warehousing 11.0 11.9 10.9 -900 100
    Information 5.9 5.9 5.8 0 100
          Publishing 1.4 1.4 1.5 0 -100
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 35.1 35.2 35.3 -100 -200
        Finance & Insurance 28.6 28.8 29.3 -200 -700
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 11.7 11.7 11.9 0 -200
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 12.2 12.3 12.1 -100 100
    Professional & Business Services 64.9 69.1 65.3 -4,200 -400
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 25.3 25.1 25.3 200 0
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 13.2 13.2 13.2 0 0
          Administrative & Waste Services 26.4 30.8 26.8 -4,400 -400
            Employment Services 10.1 11.1 10.0 -1,000 100
    Educational Services 24.3 27.3 23.2 -3,000 1,100
          Colleges & Universities 14.3 17.7 13.8 -3,400 500
    Health Care & Social Assistance 81.5 82.1 80.1 -600 1,400
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 26.9 27.1 25.9 -200 1,000
          Hospitals 23.3 23.4 22.6 -100 700
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 17.8 17.9 18.2 -100 -400
          Social Assistance 13.5 13.7 13.4 -200 100
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 6.9 7.5 7.8 -600 -900
    Accommodation & Food Services 44.1 46.5 44.7 -2,400 -600
          Accommodation 4.3 4.8 3.9 -500 400
          Food Services & Drinking Places 39.8 41.7 40.8 -1,900 -1,000
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 36.0 37.4 35.7 -1,400 300
    Other Services 22.6 23.2 22.2 -600 400
    Government              61.7 62.3 61.2 -600 500
          Federal Government    10.8 11.0 10.9 -200 -100
          State Government      16.5 16.4 16.2 100 300
            State Education 6.3 6.3 6.3 0 0
            State Non-Education 10.2 10.1 9.9 100 300
          Local Government      34.4 34.9 34.1 -500 300
            Local Education 21.8 22.0 22.3 -200 -500
            Local Non-Education 12.6 12.9 11.8 -300 800
 
*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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