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RI Total Nonfarm Employment
Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Employment in Thousands Net Change from:

           Industry

Apr
2017
Mar
2017
Apr
2016
Mar
2017
Apr
2016
TOTAL NONFARM 493.2 486.7 488.7 6,500 4,500
  Total Private 431.9 425.3 427.8 6,600 4,100
                       
  GOODS PRODUCING 60.5 58.0 58.3 2,500 2,200
    Mining & Logging 0.2 0.2 0.2 0 0
    Construction 19.4 17.5 17.5 1,900 1,900
          Specialty Trade Contractors 13.4 11.9 11.4 1,500 2,000
    Manufacturing 40.9 40.3 40.6 600 300
      Durable Goods 25.5 25.2 25.4 300 100
          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. 4.5 4.5 4.6 0 -100
          Miscellaneous Durable Goods Mfg. 5.5 5.5 5.5 0 0
              Jewelry & Silverware 3.3 3.3 3.3 0 0
      Non-Durable Goods 15.4 15.1 15.2 300 200
          Chemical Manufacturing 3.0 3.0 3.0 0 0
                       
  SERVICE PRODUCING 432.7 428.7 430.4 4,000 2,300
    Wholesale Trade 17.0 16.9 16.7 100 300
    Retail Trade 48.2 47.3 47.6 900 600
          Health & Personal Care Stores 4.8 4.9 4.8 -100 0
          Department Stores 3.9 3.9 3.8 0 100
  * Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 11.3 11.2 11.3 100 0
        Transportation & Warehousing 10.3 10.1 10.2 200 100
    Information 7.7 7.7 8.2 0 -500
          Publishing 1.6 1.6 1.7 0 -100
  ** Financial Activities (including Real Estate) 33.0 32.8 33.5 200 -500
        Finance & Insurance 27.0 27.0 27.5 0 -500
          Credit Intermediation & Related Activities 9.7 9.7 10.0 0 -300
          Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 11.8 11.7 11.9 100 -100
    Professional & Business Services 65.9 64.5 65.6 1,400 300
          Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services 24.9 24.7 24.4 200 500
          Management of Companies & Enterprises 13.7 13.7 13.3 0 400
          Administrative & Waste Services 27.3 26.1 27.9 1,200 -600
            Employment Services 9.6 9.4 9.9 200 -300
    Educational Services 28.6 28.6 27.5 0 1,100
          Colleges & Universities 19.8 19.9 18.7 -100 1,100
    Health Care & Social Assistance 81.2 81.6 80.7 -400 500
          Ambulatory Health Care Services 25.9 26.3 25.9 -400 0
          Hospitals 23.1 23.2 23.3 -100 -200
          Nursing & Residential Care Facilities 18.4 18.4 18.3 0 100
          Social Assistance 13.8 13.7 13.2 100 600
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 8.7 8.3 8.9 400 -200
    Accommodation & Food Services 47.0 45.6 46.6 1,400 400
          Accommodation 4.3 4.0 4.0 300 300
          Food Services & Drinking Places 42.7 41.6 42.6 1,100 100
            Restaurants & Other Eating Places 37.3 36.1 37.0 1,200 300
    Other Services 22.8 22.8 22.9 0 -100
    Government              61.3 61.4 60.9 -100 400
          Federal Government    10.3 10.2 10.6 100 -300
          State Government      16.3 16.2 16.2 100 100
          Local Government      34.7 35.0 34.1 -300 600
            Local Education 22.6 22.9 22.3 -300 300
            Local Non-Education 12.1 12.1 11.8 0 300
 
*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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