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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Dec
2017
Nov
2017
Dec
2016
Nov
2017
Dec
2016
TOTAL NONFARM 499.0 503.2 493.4 -4,200 5,600
  Total Private 437.5 441.6 431.8 -4,100 5,700
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 63.6 64.5 59.4 -900 4,200
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
    Construction 21.2 22.3 19.1 -1,100 2,100
          Specialty Trade Contractors 13.5 14.2 12.8 -700 700
    Manufacturing 42.2 42.0 40.1 200 2,100
      Durable Goods 26.3 26.2 24.8 100 1,500
          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. 4.8 4.8 4.4 0 400
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.4 5.5 5.4 -100 0
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.3 3.3 3.3 0 0
      Non-Durable Goods 15.9 15.8 15.3 100 600
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.0 3.0 3.0 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 435.4 438.7 434.0 -3,300 1,400
    Wholesale Trade 16.9 17.4 16.7 -500 200
    Retail Trade 49.2 49.0 49.7 200 -500
          Health & Personal Care Stores 4.9 4.9 4.9 0 0
          Department Stores 4.5 4.3 4.7 200 -200
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 12.4 12.2 12.4 200 0
        Transportation & Warehousing 11.3 11.0 11.3 300 0
    Information 7.8 7.9 7.9 -100 -100
          Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.7 0 -100
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 33.4 33.1 32.8 300 600
        Finance & Insurance 27.3 27.2 27.4 100 -100
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 9.6 9.6 9.9 0 -300
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 12.0 11.9 12.0 100 0
    Professional & Business Services 65.2 66.1 66.0 -900 -800
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.3 24.4 25.0 -100 -700
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 14.0 14.1 13.5 -100 500
          Administrative & Waste Services 26.9 27.6 27.5 -700 -600
            Employment Services 10.1 10.2 10.0 -100 100
    Educational Services 27.3 28.4 27.0 -1,100 300
          Colleges & Universities 18.8 20.0 18.4 -1,200 400
    Health Care & Social Assistance 82.1 81.7 81.6 400 500
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 26.8 26.6 26.5 200 300
          Hospitals 23.0 22.9 23.1 100 -100
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.4 18.3 18.4 100 0
          Social Assistance 13.9 13.9 13.6 0 300
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 8.1 8.5 8.5 -400 -400
    Accommodation & Food Services 48.5 49.6 47.5 -1,100 1,000
          Accommodation 4.2 4.5 4.2 -300 0
          Food Services & Drinking Places 44.3 45.1 43.3 -800 1,000
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 39.7 40.3 37.6 -600 2,100
    Other Services 23.0 23.2 22.3 -200 700
    Government              61.5 61.6 61.6 -100 -100
          Federal Government    10.3 10.3 10.4 0 -100
          State Government      16.3 16.4 16.1 -100 200
          Local Government      34.9 34.9 35.1 0 -200
            Local Education 22.6 22.6 22.8 0 -200
            Local Non-Education 12.3 12.3 12.3 0 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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