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Providence-Warwick NECTA Labor Force Statistics*
Seasonally Adjusted
1990 - Present
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Information on Smoothed Seasonally Adjusted Metropolitan Area Estimates from BLS

 

Month

Year

   Labor
   Force

   Employed

  Unemployed

Unemployment
Rate
December
2015
680,673 644,123 36,550 5.4
November
2015
679,437 643,048 36,389 5.4
October
2015
678,884
642,626
36,258
5.3
September
2015
679,389
644,364
35,025
5.2
August
2015
686,223
648,203
38,020
5.5
July
2015
688,242
649,954
38,288
5.6
June
2015
688,213
647,946
40,267
5.9
May
2015
687,447
647,140
40,307
5.9
April
2015
683,814
644,150
39,664
5.8
March
2015
683,379
640,844
42,535
6.2
February
2015
679,878
637,310
42,568
6.3
January
2015
678,164
635,191
42,973
6.3
December
2014
676,430
631,889
44,541
6.6
November
2014
677,210
631,402
45,808
6.8
October
2014
678,154
631,049
47,105
6.9
September
2014
679,066
630,632
48,434
7.1
August
2014
680,018
630,357
49,661
7.3
July
2014
680,569
629,846
50,723
7.5
June
2014
680,781
629,013
51,768
7.6
May
2014
681,142
628,182
52,960
7.8
April
2014
681,092
626,865
54,227
8.0
March
2014
680,867
625,470
55,397
8.1
February
2014
681,239
624,892
56,347
8.3
January
2014
681,542
624,302
57,240
8.4
December
2013
681,518
623,288
58,230
8.5
November
2013
681,493
622,304
59,189
8.7
October
2013
681,186
621,217
59,969
8.8
September
2013
680,683
620,110
60,573
8.9
August
2013
680,340
619,224
61,116
9.0
July
2013
680,781
619,079
61,702
9.1
June
2013
681,223
618,918
62,305
9.1
May
2013
681,018
618,170
62,848
9.2
April
2013
681,507
618,147
63,360
9.3
March
2013
682,781
618,913
63,868
9.4
February
2013
684,061
619,601
64,460
9.4
January
2013
685,179
620,194
64,985
9.5
December
2012
684,899
619,616
65,283
9.5
November
2012
683,710
618,113
65,597
9.6
October
2012
683,554
617,503
66,051
9.7
September
2012
683,073
616,474
66,599
9.7
August
2012
681,488
614,228
67,260
9.9
July
2012
680,497
612,495
68,002
10.0
June
2012
680,617
611,986
68,631
10.1
May
2012
680,668
611,656
69,012
10.1
April
2012
680,531
611,260
69,271
10.2
March
2012
681,223
611,533
69,690
10.2
February
2012
681,812
611,506
70,306
10.3
January
2012
681,552
610,606
70,946
10.4
December
2011
681,591
610,092
71,499
10.5
November
2011
682,061
610,120
71,941
10.5
October
2011
681,948
609,622
72,326
10.6
September
2011
681,537
608,897
72,640
10.7
August
2011
681,843
608,938
72,905
10.7
July
2011
682,877
609,714
73,163
10.7
June
2011
684,013
610,593
73,420
10.7
May
2011
685,104
611,363
73,741
10.8
April
2011
686,279
612,042
74,237
10.8
March
2011
687,055
612,245
74,810
10.9
February
2011
687,803
612,581
75,222
10.9
January
2011
688,783
613,323
75,460
11.0
December
2010
689,367
613,793
75,574
11.0
November
2010
689,334
613,741
75,593
11.0
October
2010
689,081
613,500
75,581
11.0
September
2010
689,912
614,265
75,647
11.0
August
2010
691,256
615,448
75,808
11.0
July
2010
691,287
615,247
76,040
11.0
June
2010
690,868
614,448
76,420
11.1
May
2010
691,501
614,569
76,932
11.1
April
2010
692,369
615,002
77,367
11.2
March
2010
692,563
614,903
77,660
11.2
February
2010
692,574
614,571
78,003
11.3
January
2010
693,619
615,097
78,522
11.3
December
2009
696,116
616,915
79,201
11.4
November
2009
697,965
618,158
79,807
11.4
October
2009
698,259
618,166
80,093
11.5
September
2009
698,407
618,415
79,992
11.5
August
2009
699,060
619,431
79,629
11.4
July
2009
699,945
620,667
79,278
11.3
June
2009
700,405
621,444
78,961
11.3
May
2009
700,384
622,027
78,357
11.2
April
2009
700,217
623,068
77,149
11.0
March
2009
700,411
625,088
75,323
10.8
February
2009
700,525
627,624
72,901
10.4
January
2009
700,042
630,004
70,038
10.0
December
2008
700,084
632,953
67,131
9.6
November
2008
700,713
636,257
64,456
9.2
October
2008
701,443
639,418
62,025
8.8
September
2008
701,815
642,110
59,705
8.5
August
2008
701,381
643,908
57,473
8.2
July
2008
700,994
645,842
55,152
7.9
June
2008
700,830
648,117
52,713
7.5
May
2008
700,697
650,343
50,354
7.2
April
2008
700,817
652,598
48,219
6.9
March
2008
700,659
654,261
46,398
6.6
February
2008
700,678
655,748
44,930
6.4
January
2008
701,414
657,589
43,825
6.2
December
2007
702,262
659,486
42,776
6.1
November
2007
702,881
661,306
41,575
5.9
October
2007
703,228
662,814
40,414
5.7
September
2007
703,669
664,140
39,529
5.6
August
2007
704,669
665,869
38,800
5.5
July
2007
705,527
667,635
37,892
5.4
June
2007
705,386
668,499
36,887
5.2
May
2007
704,965
668,725
36,240
5.1
April
2007
705,272
669,301
35,971
5.1
March
2007
705,980
670,225
35,755
5.1
February
2007
706,234
670,661
35,573
5.0
January
2007
706,525
671,015
35,510
5.0
December
2006
706,812
671,164
35,648
5.0
November
2006
706,829
670,903
35,926
5.1
October
2006
706,592
670,405
36,187
5.1
September
2006
705,797
669,389
36,408
5.2
August
2006
704,816
668,216
36,600
5.2
July
2006
704,439
667,613
36,826
5.2
June
2006
704,600
667,495
37,105
5.3
May
2006
704,577
667,282
37,295
5.3
April
2006
704,116
666,781
37,335
5.3
March
2006
702,523
665,127
37,396
5.3
February
2006
700,567
663,028
37,539
5.4
January
2006
699,565
661,937
37,628
5.4
December
2005
699,450
661,887
37,563
5.4
November
2005
699,646
662,227
37,419
5.3
October
2005
699,566
662,123
37,443
5.4
September
2005
699,620
662,151
37,469
5.4
August
2005
699,699
662,557
37,142
5.3
July
2005
698,568
661,902
36,666
5.2
June
2005
696,431
660,193
36,238
5.2
May
2005
694,733
658,874
35,859
5.2
April
2005
693,513
657,764
35,749
5.2
March
2005
692,219
656,300
35,919
5.2
February
2005
691,305
655,286
36,019
5.2
January
2005
690,505
654,565
35,940
5.2
December
2004
689,834
653,934
35,900
5.2
November
2004
689,959
654,007
35,952
5.2
October
2004
689,806
653,767
36,039
5.2
September
2004
689,212
653,024
36,188
5.3
August
2004
689,436
652,979
36,457
5.3
July
2004
689,874
652,986
36,888
5.3
June
2004
690,199
652,815
37,384
5.4
May
2004
690,243
652,360
37,883
5.5
April
2004
689,490
651,293
38,197
5.5
March
2004
689,358
651,224
38,134
5.5
February
2004
689,964
651,913
38,051
5.5
January
2004
690,495
652,256
38,239
5.5
December
2003
691,038
652,589
38,449
5.6
November
2003
691,379
652,886
38,493
5.6
October
2003
691,465
653,017
38,448
5.6
September
2003
691,594
653,117
38,477
5.6
August
2003
691,996
653,287
38,709
5.6
July
2003
692,708
653,705
39,003
5.6
June
2003
693,163
654,147
39,016
5.6
May
2003
692,693
653,946
38,747
5.6
April
2003
691,784
653,225
38,559
5.6
March
2003
690,920
652,387
38,533
5.6
February
2003
690,431
651,905
38,526
5.6
January
2003
689,181
650,748
38,433
5.6
December
2002
686,480
648,312
38,168
5.6
November
2002
684,515
646,701
37,814
5.5
2002
683,797
646,439
37,358
5.5
September
2002
683,269
646,453
36,816
5.4
August
2002
681,704
645,396
36,308
5.3
July
2002
679,294
643,480
35,814
5.3
June
2002
678,077
642,595
35,482
5.2
2002
677,569
642,317
35,252
5.2
April
2002
676,712
641,863
34,849
5.1
March
2002
676,122
641,737
34,385
5.1
February
2002
674,985
640,906
34,079
5.0
January
2002
672,806
638,983
33,823
5.0
December
2001
670,581
637,065
33,516
5.0
November
2001
668,988
635,803
33,185
5.0
October
2001
668,914
636,174
32,740
4.9
September
2001
669,436
637,213
32,223
4.8
August
2001
669,089
637,300
31,789
4.8
July
2001
668,485
636,973
31,512
4.7
June
2001
668,159
636,910
31,249
4.7
May
2001
668,336
637,451
30,885
4.6
April
2001
669,186
638,703
30,483
4.6
March
2001
669,921
640,123
29,798
4.4
February
2001
669,604
640,760
28,844
4.3
January
2001
669,131
641,089
28,042
4.2
December
2000
668,977
641,443
27,534
4.1
November
2000
668,218
640,933
27,285
4.1
October
2000
667,349
640,129
27,220
4.1
September
2000
666,675
639,486
27,189
4.1
August
2000
666,369
639,316
27,053
4.1
July
2000
666,702
639,903
26,799
4.0
June
2000
667,151
640,590
26,561
4.0
May
2000
667,605
641,227
26,378
4.0
April
2000
667,656
641,353
26,303
3.9
March
2000
667,222
640,553
26,669
4.0
February
2000
667,296
639,980
27,316
4.1
January
2000
667,966
640,171
27,795
4.2
December
1999
664,573
637,415
27,158
4.1
November
1999
663,758
636,396
27,362
4.1
October
1999
662,764
635,137
27,627
4.2
September
1999
661,685
633,756
27,929
4.2
August
1999
661,032
632,903
28,129
4.3
July
1999
660,644
632,626
28,018
4.2
June
1999
660,309
632,585
27,724
4.2
May
1999
659,965
632,505
27,460
4.2
April
1999
659,212
631,986
27,226
4.1
March
1999
658,155
630,932
27,223
4.1
February
1999
657,461
629,741
27,720
4.2
January
1999
657,249
628,871
28,378
4.3
December
1998
657,150
628,368
28,782
4.4
November
1998
656,898
627,822
29,076
4.4
October
1998
656,356
627,108
29,248
4.5
September
1998
655,810
626,486
29,324
4.5
August
1998
655,442
626,076
29,366
4.5
July
1998
655,203
625,693
29,510
4.5
June
1998
655,190
625,030
30,160
4.6
May
1998
655,032
624,205
30,827
4.7
April
1998
654,686
623,470
31,216
4.8
March
1998
654,545
623,069
31,476
4.8
February
1998
654,378
622,900
31,478
4.8
January
1998
654,424
622,441
31,983
4.9
December
1997
654,611
621,654
32,957
5.0
November
1997
654,398
620,897
33,501
5.1
October
1997
654,370
620,469
33,901
5.2
September
1997
654,495
620,003
34,492
5.3
August
1997
653,996
618,959
35,037
5.4
July
1997
652,784
617,534
35,250
5.4
June
1997
651,173
616,010
35,163
5.4
May
1997
649,784
614,609
35,175
5.4
April
1997
648,555
613,199
35,356
5.5
March
1997
646,905
611,453
35,452
5.5
February
1997
645,306
609,802
35,504
5.5
January
1997
644,296
608,687
35,609
5.5
December
1996
643,467
607,751
35,716
5.6
November
1996
642,459
606,701
35,758
5.6
October
1996
641,411
605,653
35,758
5.6
September
1996
640,251
604,438
35,813
5.6
August
1996
638,785
602,857
35,928
5.6
July
1996
637,730
601,512
36,218
5.7
June
1996
637,545
600,744
36,801
5.8
May
1996
637,358
599,819
37,539
5.9
April
1996
636,744
598,608
38,136
6.0
March
1996
636,241
597,445
38,796
6.1
February
1996
635,570
595,979
39,591
6.2
January
1996
634,263
594,359
39,904
6.3
December
1995
633,255
593,371
39,884
6.3
November
1995
633,308
593,133
40,175
6.3
October
1995
633,814
593,068
40,746
6.4
September
1995
634,092
592,715
41,377
6.5
August
1995
634,040
591,919
42,121
6.6
July
1995
633,706
590,881
42,825
6.8
June
1995
633,415
590,293
43,122
6.8
May
1995
633,746
590,538
43,208
6.8
April
1995
634,483
591,276
43,207
6.8
March
1995
635,121
591,859
43,262
6.8
February
1995
635,736
592,012
43,724
6.9
January
1995
635,725
591,743
43,982
6.9
December
1994
635,019
591,229
43,790
6.9
November
1994
634,562
590,685
43,877
6.9
October
1994
634,373
590,066
44,307
7.0
September
1994
634,659
589,745
44,914
7.1
August
1994
635,374
589,793
45,581
7.2
July
1994
635,770
589,828
45,942
7.2
June
1994
636,119
589,962
46,157
7.3
May
1994
636,785
590,154
46,631
7.3
April
1994
637,871
590,334
47,537
7.5
March
1994
639,317
590,756
48,561
7.6
February
1994
640,769
591,438
49,331
7.7
January
1994
642,022
591,981
50,041
7.8
December
1993
642,817
591,963
50,854
7.9
November
1993
643,354
591,617
51,737
8.0
October
1993
643,836
591,576
52,260
8.1
September
1993
644,496
592,187
52,309
8.1
August
1993
645,614
593,181
52,433
8.1
July
1993
646,608
593,685
52,923
8.2
June
1993
646,923
593,180
53,743
8.3
May
1993
646,588
591,963
54,625
8.4
April
1993
646,053
590,731
55,322
8.6
March
1993
645,971
590,142
55,829
8.6
February
1993
646,674
590,142
56,532
8.7
January
1993
648,050
590,361
57,689
8.9
December
1992
649,547
590,572
58,975
9.1
November
1992
650,414
590,444
59,970
9.2
October
1992
650,901
589,982
60,919
9.4
September
1992
651,325
589,546
61,779
9.5
August
1992
651,645
589,501
62,144
9.5
July
1992
652,070
589,565
62,505
9.6
June
1992
652,119
589,227
62,892
9.6
May
1992
651,787
588,969
62,818
9.6
April
1992
651,791
589,083
62,708
9.6
March
1992
645,458
582,513
62,945
9.8
February
1992
645,386
582,387
62,999
9.8
January
1992
645,137
582,446
62,691
9.7
December
1991
637,506
575,169
62,337
9.8
November
1991
637,901
575,881
62,020
9.7
October
1991
638,566
576,678
61,888
9.7
September
1991
639,419
577,580
61,839
9.7
August
1991
640,246
578,570
61,676
9.6
July
1991
641,385
579,664
61,721
9.6
June
1991
642,774
580,937
61,837
9.6
May
1991
643,909
582,412
61,497
9.6
April
1991
644,856
584,012
60,844
9.4
March
1991
645,508
585,619
59,889
9.3
February
1991
645,578
587,362
58,216
9.0
January
1991
645,224
589,093
56,131
8.7
December
1990
651,985
597,576
54,409
8.3
November
1990
651,899
599,037
52,862
8.1
October
1990
651,564
600,532
51,032
7.8
September
1990
650,714
601,587
49,127
7.5
August
1990
649,746
602,176
47,570
7.3
July
1990
648,983
602,962
46,021
7.1
June
1990
648,261
604,121
44,140
6.8
May
1990
647,801
605,178
42,623
6.6
April
1990
647,415
606,046
41,369
6.4
March
1990
646,745
606,889
39,856
6.2
February
1990
645,994
607,582
38,412
5.9
January
1990
645,345
608,182
37,163
5.8

*Subject to approval by the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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