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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Mar
2018
Feb
2018
Mar
2017
Feb
2018
Mar
2017
TOTAL NONFARM 489.8 487.2 482.9 2,600 6,900
  Total Private 428.3 426.0 421.7 2,300 6,600
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 57.9 58.0 56.7 -100 1,200
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
    Construction 16.7 16.6 16.3 100 400
          Specialty Trade Contractors 11.3 11.0 10.6 300 700
    Manufacturing 41.0 41.2 40.2 -200 800
      Durable Goods 25.8 25.9 25.0 -100 800
          Fabricated Metal Product Mfg. 4.7 4.7 4.9 0 -200
          Computer & Electronic Product Mfg. 3.3 3.4 3.4 -100 -100
          Transportation Equipment Mfg. 5.5 5.4 4.7 100 800
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.1 5.1 5.3 0 -200
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.0 3.1 3.1 -100 -100
      Non-Durable Goods 15.2 15.3 15.2 -100 0
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.1 3.1 3.1 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 431.9 429.2 426.2 2,700 5,700
    Wholesale Trade 16.5 16.3 16.4 200 100
    Retail Trade 47.1 47.2 47.0 -100 100
          Health & Personal Care Stores 5.0 4.9 4.9 100 100
          Department Stores 3.6 3.6 3.6 0 0
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 11.6 11.5 11.3 100 300
        Transportation & Warehousing 10.5 10.4 10.3 100 200
    Information 6.0 6.0 6.2 0 -200
          Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.6 0 0
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 36.0 36.3 35.6 -300 400
        Finance & Insurance 30.1 30.1 29.6 0 500
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 11.8 11.8 11.7 0 100
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 12.5 12.5 12.3 0 200
    Professional & Business Services 67.9 66.7 64.9 1,200 3,000
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.9 24.8 24.9 100 0
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 13.6 13.5 13.4 100 200
          Administrative & Waste Services 29.4 28.4 26.6 1,000 2,800
            Employment Services 10.3 9.9 9.9 400 400
    Educational Services 27.5 26.9 28.1 600 -600
          Colleges & Universities 18.2 17.8 18.9 400 -700
    Health Care & Social Assistance 81.6 81.9 80.1 -300 1,500
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 26.4 26.9 25.3 -500 1,100
          Hospitals 23.4 23.2 23.1 200 300
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.3 18.3 18.6 0 -300
          Social Assistance 13.5 13.5 13.1 0 400
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 7.8 7.5 7.8 300 0
    Accommodation & Food Services 45.2 44.9 45.2 300 0
          Accommodation 4.1 3.9 3.9 200 200
          Food Services & Drinking Places 41.1 41.0 41.3 100 -200
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 36.7 36.7 36.2 0 500
    Other Services 23.2 22.8 22.4 400 800
    Government              61.5 61.2 61.2 300 300
          Federal Government    10.9 10.9 10.7 0 200
          State Government      16.3 16.2 16.2 100 100
          Local Government      34.3 34.1 34.3 200 0
            Local Education 22.6 22.4 22.7 200 -100
            Local Non-Education 11.7 11.7 11.6 0 100
 
*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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