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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

May
2018
Apr
2018
May
2017
Apr
2018
May
2017
TOTAL NONFARM 505.5 497.5 497.7 8,000 7,800
  Total Private 443.6 436.2 436.0 7,400 7,600
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 61.2 59.8 59.2 1,400 2,000
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
    Construction 19.5 18.2 18.7 1,300 800
          Specialty Trade Contractors 13.1 12.2 12.2 900 900
    Manufacturing 41.5 41.4 40.3 100 1,200
      Durable Goods 26.1 26.0 25.0 100 1,100
          Fabricated Metal Product Mfg. 4.7 4.7 4.8 0 -100
          Computer & Electronic Product Mfg. 3.3 3.3 3.4 0 -100
          Transportation Equipment Mfg. 5.6 5.6 4.8 0 800
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.1 5.1 5.2 0 -100
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.0 3.0 3.1 0 -100
      Non-Durable Goods 15.4 15.4 15.3 0 100
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.1 3.1 3.1 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 444.3 437.7 438.5 6,600 5,800
    Wholesale Trade 16.2 16.2 16.6 0 -400
    Retail Trade 49.8 48.2 48.6 1,600 1,200
          Health & Personal Care Stores 5.0 5.0 5.1 0 -100
          Department Stores 3.7 3.7 3.6 0 100
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 11.8 11.6 11.6 200 200
        Transportation & Warehousing 10.7 10.5 10.5 200 200
    Information 5.9 5.9 6.2 0 -300
          Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.6 0 0
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 36.6 36.4 35.9 200 700
        Finance & Insurance 30.2 30.1 29.7 100 500
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 11.8 11.8 11.7 0 100
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 12.6 12.5 12.3 100 300
    Professional & Business Services 69.5 69.1 67.2 400 2,300
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 25.2 25.3 24.8 -100 400
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 13.5 13.6 13.3 -100 200
          Administrative & Waste Services 30.8 30.2 29.1 600 1,700
            Employment Services 10.1 10.3 9.9 -200 200
    Educational Services 26.0 27.8 27.8 -1,800 -1,800
          Colleges & Universities 16.1 18.3 18.4 -2,200 -2,300
    Health Care & Social Assistance 82.7 82.1 80.5 600 2,200
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 26.8 26.5 25.4 300 1,400
          Hospitals 23.7 23.5 23.2 200 500
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.5 18.4 18.6 100 -100
          Social Assistance 13.7 13.7 13.3 0 400
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 9.8 8.5 9.7 1,300 100
    Accommodation & Food Services 50.4 46.9 49.8 3,500 600
          Accommodation 4.8 4.3 4.7 500 100
          Food Services & Drinking Places 45.6 42.6 45.1 3,000 500
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 40.4 38.0 39.4 2,400 1,000
    Other Services 23.7 23.7 22.9 0 800
    Government              61.9 61.3 61.7 600 200
          Federal Government    10.9 10.9 10.8 0 100
          State Government      16.5 16.3 16.5 200 0
          Local Government      34.5 34.1 34.4 400 100
            Local Education 22.6 22.3 22.6 300 0
            Local Non-Education 11.9 11.8 11.8 100 100
 
*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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