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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Aug
2016
Jul
2016
Aug
2015
Jul
2016
Aug
2015
TOTAL NONFARM 493.5 493.9 486.0 -400 7,500
  Total Private 436.2 436.3 429.3 -100 6,900
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 60.7 60.6 59.8 100 900
Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
Construction 18.7 18.6 18.3 100 400
          Specialty Trade Contractors 11.8 11.8 11.8 0 0
    Manufacturing 41.8 41.8 41.3 0 500
      Durable Goods 25.7 25.6 26.1 100 -400
          Fabricated Metal Product Mfg. 5.3 5.2 5.3 100 0
          Computer & Electronic Product Mfg. 3.1 3.1 3.2 0 -100
          Transportation Equipment Mfg. 4.4 4.6 4.9 -200 -500
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.5 5.4 5.7 100 -200
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.3 3.2 3.4 100 -100
      Non-Durable Goods 16.1 16.2 15.2 -100 900
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.0 3.0 3.0 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 432.8 433.3 426.2 -500 6,600
    Wholesale Trade 16.5 16.4 17.0 100 -500
    Retail Trade 49.2 49.2 48.4 0 800
          Health & Personal Care Stores 4.7 4.8 4.7 -100 0
          Department Stores 3.8 3.8 4.0 0 -200
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 11.3 10.9 10.8 400 500
        Transportation & Warehousing 10.2 9.8 9.7 400 500
    Information 8.5 8.5 8.6 0 -100
          Publishing 1.7 1.7 1.8 0 -100
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 32.9 33.3 32.7 -400 200
        Finance & Insurance 27.3 27.4 26.7 -100 600
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 9.6 9.8 9.6 -200 0
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 11.6 11.6 11.7 0 -100
    Professional & Business Services 67.4 67.2 64.7 200 2,700
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.1 24.5 24.0 -400 100
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 13.3 13.3 12.7 0 600
          Administrative & Waste Services 30.0 29.4 28.0 600 2,000
            Employment Services 9.9 9.4 9.9 500 0
    Educational Services 20.4 21.1 20.9 -700 -500
          Colleges & Universities 12.4 13.5 13.2 -1,100 -800
    Health Care & Social Assistance 80.8 80.7 80.6 100 200
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 26.1 26.1 25.7 0 400
          Hospitals 22.8 23.0 23.4 -200 -600
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.2 18.1 18.2 100 0
          Social Assistance 13.7 13.5 13.3 200 400
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 10.8 11.2 10.7 -400 100
    Accommodation & Food Services 53.0 52.9 51.2 100 1,800
          Accommodation 5.4 5.4 5.4 0 0
          Food Services & Drinking Places 47.6 47.5 45.8 100 1,800
    Other Services 24.7 24.3 23.9 400 800
    Government              57.3 57.6 56.7 -300 600
          Federal Government    10.9 10.8 10.4 100 500
          State Government      15.5 15.5 15.4 0 100
          Local Government      30.9 31.3 30.9 -400 0
            Local Education 17.9 18.2 17.7 -300 200
            Local Non-Education 13.0 13.1 13.2 -100 -200
 
*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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