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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Dec
2016
Nov
2016
Dec
2015
Nov
2016
Dec
2015
TOTAL NONFARM 493.6 497.5 489.8 -3,900 3,800
  Total Private 431.8 435.8 428.8 -4,000 3,000
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 59.4 60.2 60.5 -800 -1,100
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
    Construction 18.2 18.7 18.4 -500 -200
Specialty Trade Contractors 11.8 12.0 11.7 -200 100
    Manufacturing 41.0 41.3 41.9 -300 -900
      Durable Goods 25.5 25.7 26.4 -200 -900
          Fabricated Metal Product Mfg. 5.3 5.3 5.4 0 -100
          Computer & Electronic Product Mfg. 3.1 3.1 3.2 0 -100
          Transportation Equipment Mfg. 4.5 4.5 4.8 0 -300
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.6 5.6 5.8 0 -200
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.5 3.4 3.5 100 0
      Non-Durable Goods 15.5 15.6 15.5 -100 0
          Chemical Manufacturing 2.9 2.9 3.0 0 -100
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 434.2 437.3 429.3 -3,100 4,900
    Wholesale Trade 16.4 16.6 16.7 -200 -300
    Retail Trade 50.1 50.0 49.0 100 1,100
          Health & Personal Care Stores 4.9 4.7 4.8 200 100
          Department Stores 4.5 4.4 4.6 100 -100
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 12.6 12.0 12.9 600 -300
        Transportation & Warehousing 11.6 11.1 11.8 500 -200
    Information 8.3 8.4 8.7 -100 -400
          Publishing 1.7 1.7 1.7 0 0
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 32.1 32.3 33.1 -200 -1,000
        Finance & Insurance 27.6 27.5 27.1 100 500
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 9.8 9.8 9.8 0 0
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 11.7 11.7 11.7 0 0
    Professional & Business Services 65.9 67.0 64.2 -1,100 1,700
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.6 24.5 24.0 100 600
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 13.1 13.2 12.7 -100 400
          Administrative & Waste Services 28.2 29.3 27.5 -1,100 700
            Employment Services 9.9 9.9 10.1 0 -200
    Educational Services 25.8 26.9 25.0 -1,100 800
          Colleges & Universities 17.9 19.0 16.3 -1,100 1,600
    Health Care & Social Assistance 81.2 81.2 81.5 0 -300
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 27.3 27.4 26.8 -100 500
          Hospitals 22.2 22.3 23.3 -100 -1,100
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.5 18.3 18.2 200 300
          Social Assistance 13.2 13.2 13.2 0 0
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 8.6 8.8 8.2 -200 400
    Accommodation & Food Services 48.7 49.5 46.1 -800 2,600
          Accommodation 4.2 4.4 4.1 -200 100
          Food Services & Drinking Places 44.5 45.1 42.0 -600 2,500
    Other Services 22.7 22.9 22.9 -200 -200
    Government              61.8 61.7 61.0 100 800
          Federal Government    11.0 10.8 10.6 200 400
          State Government      16.1 16.2 16.0 -100 100
          Local Government      34.7 34.7 34.4 0 300
            Local Education 22.9 22.9 22.6 0 300
            Local Non-Education 11.8 11.8 11.8 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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