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Providence Labor Force Statistics
Not Seasonally Adjusted
1990 - Present
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Month

Year

   Labor
   Force

   Employed

  Unemployed

Unemployment
Rate
March 2016
86,113
79,847
6,266
7.3
February 2016
85,669
79,325
6,344
7.4
January 2016
85,889
79,392
6,497
7.6
Annual Average 2015
86,585
80,428
6,157
7.1
December 2015
86,365
81,010
5,355
6.2
November 2015
86,634
81,192
5,442
6.3
October 2015
86,317
80,967
5,350
6.2
September 2015
86,307
80,855
5,452
6.3
August 2015
87,259
81,087
6,172
7.1
July 2015
87,835
81,386
6,449
7.3
June 2015
87,391
81,220
6,171
7.1
May 2015
86,444
80,264
6,180
7.1
April 2015
85,903
79,976
5,927
6.9
March 2015
85,956
79,169
6,787
7.9
February 2015
86,027
79,013
7,014
8.2
January 2015
86,574
78,993
7,581
8.8
Annual Average 2014
86,996
79,171
7,825
9.0
December 2014
86,739
80,396
6,343
7.3
November 2014
87,079
80,426
6,653
7.6
October 2014
86,785
80,086
6,699
7.7
September 2014
86,925
79,817
7,108
8.2
August 2014
87,641
79,874
7,767
8.9
July 2014
88,066
79,947
8,119
9.2
June 2014
87,528
79,876
7,652
8.7
May 2014
86,636
78,756
7,880
9.1
April 2014
86,280
78,363
7,917
9.2
March 2014
86,554
77,659
8,895
10.3
February 2014
86,670
77,585
9,085
10.5
January 2014
87,047
77,270
9,777
11.2
Annual Average 2013
87,034
77,788
9,246
10.6
December 2013
87,126
78,412
8,714
10.0
November 2013
87,538
78,730
8,808
10.1
October 2013
87,249
78,448
8,801
10.1
September 2013
87,139
78,219
8,920
10.2
August 2013
87,892
78,349
9,543
10.9
July 2013
88,274
78,462
9,812
11.1
June 2013
87,645
78,448
9,197
10.5
May 2013
86,292
77,236
9,056
10.5
April 2013
85,897
77,091
8,806
10.3
March 2013
86,201
76,702
9,499
11.0
February 2013
86,285
76,720
9,565
11.1
January 2013
86,859
76,633
10,226
11.8
Annual Average 2012
87,602
77,131
10,471
12.0
December 2012
87,413
78,324
9,089
10.4
November 2012
87,945
78,373
9,572
10.9
October 2012
87,814
78,139
9,675
11.0
September 2012
87,638
77,876
9,762
11.1
August 2012
88,374
77,887
10,487
11.9
July 2012
88,672
77,734
10,938
12.3
June 2012
88,121
77,619
10,502
11.9
May 2012
86,856
76,417
10,439
12.0
April 2012
86,764
76,233
10,531
12.1
March 2012
86,957
75,759
11,198
12.9
February 2012
87,187
75,722
11,465
13.1
January 2012
87,480
75,492
11,988
13.7
Annual Average 2011
87,768
76,753
11,015
12.6
December 2011
87,720
76,859
10,861
12.4
November 2011
88,351
77,217
11,134
12.6
October 2011
88,100
77,084
11,016
12.5
September 2011
87,672
76,856
10,816
12.3
August 2011
88,479
77,162
11,317
12.8
July 2011
89,052
77,420
11,632
13.1
June 2011
88,365
77,454
10,911
12.3
May 2011
87,160
76,466
10,694
12.3
April 2011
87,060
76,553
10,507
12.1
March 2011
86,952
75,995
10,957
12.6
February 2011
86,958
76,000
10,958
12.6
January 2011
87,336
75,965
11,371
13.0
Annual Average 2010
88,197
77,292
10,905
12.4
December 2010
87,927
77,370
10,557
12.0
November 2010
88,470
77,763
10,707
12.1
October 2010
88,172
77,585
10,587
12.0
September 2010
88,204
77,562
10,642
12.1
August 2010
89,524
78,169
11,355
12.7
July 2010
89,810
78,173
11,637
13.0
June 2010
88,763
77,948
10,815
12.2
May 2010
87,905
76,977
10,928
12.4
April 2010
87,528
76,934
10,594
12.1
March 2010
87,212
76,428
10,784
12.4
February 2010
87,285
76,351
10,934
12.5
January 2010
87,564
76,249
11,315
12.9
Annual Average 2009 79,216 68,887 10,329 13.0
December 2009 78,775 69,026 9,749 12.4
November 2009 79,225 69,327 9,898 12.5
October 2009 79,053 69,031 10,022 12.7
September 2009 79,160 68,831 10,329 13.0
August 2009 80,058 69,126 10,932 13.7
July 2009 80,718 69,228 11,490 14.2
June 2009 79,839 69,261 10,578 13.2
May 2009 79,017 68,423 10,594 13.4
April 2009 78,610 68,492 10,118 12.9
March 2009 78,525 68,316 10,209 13.0
February 2009 78,851 68,691 10,160 12.9
January 2009 78,766 68,894 9,872 12.5
Annual Average 2008 79,252 71,786 7,466 9.4
December 2008 79,280 70,693 8,587 10.8
November 2008 79,377 71,305 8,072 10.2
October 2008 79,229 71,367 7,862 9.9
September 2008 79,387 71,524 7,863 9.9
August 2008 80,332 71,971 8,361 10.4
July 2008 80,476 72,192 8,284 10.3
June 2008 79,857 72,447 7,410 9.3
May 2008 78,993 71,781 7,212 9.1
April 2008 78,464 72,030 6,434 8.2
March 2008 78,435 71,823 6,612 8.4
February 2008 78,447 72,048 6,399 8.2
January 2008 78,742 72,246 6,496 8.2
Annual Average 2007 79,201 74,117 5,084 6.4
December 2007 78,936 73,728 5,208 6.6
November 2007 79,232 74,212 5,020 6.3
October 2007 79,093 74,102 4,991 6.3
September 2007 79,256 74,116 5,140 6.5
August 2007 80,220 74,541 5,679 7.1
July 2007 80,689 74,792 5,897 7.3
June 2007 79,851 74,843 5,008 6.3
May 2007 78,768 73,987 4,781 6.1
April 2007 78,481 73,955 4,526 5.8
March 2007 78,358 73,661 4,697 6.0
February 2007 78,503 73,718 4,785 6.1
January 2007 79,020 73,749 5,271 6.7
Annual Average 2006 79,668 74,751 4,917 6.2
December 2006 79,766 75,671 4,095 5.1
November 2006 80,047 75,866 4,181 5.2
October 2006 79,756 75,535 4,221 5.3
September 2006 79,707 75,251 4,456 5.6
August 2006 80,602 75,357 5,245 6.5
July 2006 81,004 75,263 5,741 7.1
June 2006 80,470 75,268 5,202 6.5
May 2006 79,196 74,276 4,920 6.2
April 2006 79,049 74,276 4,773 6.0
March 2006 78,748 73,609 5,139 6.5
February 2006 78,697 73,401 5,296 6.7
January 2006 78,974 73,237 5,737 7.3
Annual Average 2005 78,832 73,865 4,967 6.3
December 2005 79,322 74,775 4,547 5.7
November 2005 79,677 75,042 4,635 5.8
October 2005 79,281 74,692 4,589 5.8
September 2005 79,346 74,505 4,841 6.1
August 2005 80,292 74,759 5,533 6.9
July 2005 80,588 74,670 5,918 7.3
June 2005 79,468 74,389 5,079 6.4
May 2005 78,128 73,296 4,832 6.2
April 2005 77,928 73,146 4,782 6.1
March 2005 77,255 72,485 4,770 6.2
February 2005 77,213 72,390 4,823 6.2
January 2005 77,479 72,226 5,253 6.8
Annual Average 2004 78,027 73,165 4,862 6.2
December 2004 78,067 73,866 4,201 5.4
November 2004 78,360 74,127 4,233 5.4
October 2004 78,128 73,845 4,283 5.5
September 2004 78,054 73,567 4,487 5.7
August 2004 79,023 73,791 5,232 6.6
July 2004 79,503 73,792 5,711 7.2
June 2004 78,537 73,623 4,914 6.3
May 2004 77,468 72,689 4,779 6.2
April 2004 77,304 72,461 4,843 6.3
March 2004 77,115 72,031 5,084 6.6
February 2004 77,195 72,099 5,096 6.6
January 2004 77,566 72,083 5,483 7.1
Annual Average 2003 78,106 72,917 5,189 6.6
December 2003 77,592 73,223 4,369 5.6
November 2003 78,147 73,564 4,583 5.9
October 2003 77,981 73,356 4,625 5.9
September 2003 77,980 73,244 4,736 6.1
August 2003 78,968 73,546 5,422 6.9
July 2003 79,514 73,619 5,895 7.4
June 2003 79,067 73,605 5,462 6.9
May 2003 77,992 72,639 5,353 6.9
April 2003 77,614 72,511 5,103 6.6
March 2003 77,330 71,968 5,362 6.9
February 2003 77,366 71,909 5,457 7.1
January 2003 77,710 71,814 5,896 7.6
Annual Average 2002 76,785 72,064 4,721 6.1
December 2002 77,645 73,183 4,462 5.7
November 2002 77,500 73,270 4,230 5.5
October 2002 77,055 72,863 4,192 5.4
September 2002 77,035 72,624 4,411 5.7
August 2002 77,571 72,729 4,842 6.2
July 2002 77,842 72,560 5,282 6.8
June 2002 77,227 72,450 4,777 6.2
May 2002 76,040 71,447 4,593 6.0
April 2002 75,824 71,322 4,502 5.9
March 2002 75,729 70,880 4,849 6.4
February 2002 75,754 70,809 4,945 6.5
January 2002 76,195 70,632 5,563 7.3
Annual Average 2001 76,285 71,771 4,514 5.9
December 2001 76,241 72,107 4,134 5.4
November 2001 76,311 72,224 4,087 5.4
October 2001 76,212 71,996 4,216 5.5
September 2001 76,303 71,918 4,385 5.7
August 2001 77,162 72,206 4,956 6.4
July 2001 77,445 72,208 5,237 6.8
June 2001 77,026 72,183 4,843 6.3
May 2001 75,822 71,301 4,521 6.0
April 2001 75,609 71,416 4,193 5.5
March 2001 75,652 71,148 4,504 6.0
February 2001 75,644 71,285 4,359 5.8
January 2001 75,997 71,263 4,734 6.2
Annual Average 2000 76,208 72,296 3,912 5.1
December 2000 76,386 72,920 3,466 4.5
November 2000 76,609 73,118 3,491 4.6
October 2000 76,384 72,780 3,604 4.7
September 2000 76,279 72,527 3,752 4.9
August 2000 76,876 72,734 4,142 5.4
July 2000 77,340 72,841 4,499 5.8
June 2000 76,945 72,830 4,115 5.3
May 2000 75,702 71,976 3,726 4.9
April 2000 75,420 71,931 3,489 4.6
March 2000 75,226 71,394 3,832 5.1
February 2000 75,410 71,281 4,129 5.5
January 2000 75,921 71,221 4,700 6.2
Annual Average 1999 72,534 68,608 3,926 5.4
December 1999 73,290 69,730 3,560 4.9
November 1999 73,296 69,869 3,427 4.7
October 1999 73,065 69,463 3,602 4.9
September 1999 72,695 68,881 3,814 5.2
August 1999 72,979 68,988 3,991 5.5
July 1999 73,124 68,841 4,283 5.9
June 1999 72,753 68,789 3,964 5.4
May 1999 71,873 68,105 3,768 5.2
April 1999 71,651 68,096 3,555 5.0
March 1999 71,765 67,667 4,098 5.7
February 1999 71,765 67,515 4,250 5.9
January 1999 72,152 67,355 4,797 6.6
Annual Average 1998 72,414 68,163 4,251 5.9
December 1998 73,049 69,177 3,872 5.3
November 1998 72,995 69,377 3,618 5.0
October 1998 72,796 68,874 3,922 5.4
September 1998 72,539 68,499 4,040 5.6
August 1998 72,749 68,627 4,122 5.7
July 1998 73,097 68,556 4,541 6.2
June 1998 72,638 68,365 4,273 5.9
May 1998 71,633 67,577 4,056 5.7
April 1998 71,336 67,462 3,874 5.4
March 1998 71,838 67,129 4,709 6.6
February 1998 72,009 67,199 4,810 6.7
January 1998 72,296 67,116 5,180 7.2
Annual Average 1997 72,372 67,672 4,700 6.5
December 1997 73,031 68,946 4,085 5.6
November 1997 73,201 69,072 4,129 5.6
October 1997 73,075 68,683 4,392 6.0
September 1997 72,921 68,378 4,543 6.2
August 1997 73,103 68,304 4,799 6.6
July 1997 73,533 68,154 5,379 7.3
June 1997 72,591 67,864 4,727 6.5
May 1997 71,544 66,969 4,575 6.4
April 1997 71,072 66,841 4,231 6.0
March 1997 71,276 66,430 4,846 6.8
February 1997 71,450 66,254 5,196 7.3
January 1997 71,670 66,172 5,498 7.7
Annual Average 1996 71,238 66,324 4,914 6.9
December 1996 71,876 67,660 4,216 5.9
November 1996 71,936 67,802 4,134 5.7
October 1996 71,717 67,265 4,452 6.2
September 1996 71,522 66,935 4,587 6.4
August 1996 71,700 66,908 4,792 6.7
July 1996 72,104 66,519 5,585 7.7
June 1996 71,707 66,581 5,126 7.1
May 1996 70,547 65,688 4,859 6.9
April 1996 70,175 65,491 4,684 6.7
March 1996 70,405 65,187 5,218 7.4
February 1996 70,570 65,076 5,494 7.8
January 1996 70,593 64,773 5,820 8.2
Annual Average 1995 71,018 65,568 5,450 7.7
December 1995 71,059 66,398 4,661 6.6
November 1995 71,237 66,609 4,628 6.5
October 1995 71,080 66,249 4,831 6.8
September 1995 71,007 65,867 5,140 7.2
August 1995 71,406 66,102 5,304 7.4
July 1995 71,682 65,704 5,978 8.3
June 1995 71,430 65,699 5,731 8.0
May 1995 70,326 64,820 5,506 7.8
April 1995 70,581 64,989 5,592 7.9
March 1995 70,464 64,734 5,730 8.1
February 1995 70,686 64,840 5,846 8.3
January 1995 71,261 64,805 6,456 9.1
Annual Average 1994 69,511 63,899 5,612 8.1
December 1994 69,355 64,433 4,922 7.1
November 1994 69,591 64,703 4,888 7.0
October 1994 69,516 64,242 5,274 7.6
September 1994 69,421 63,892 5,529 8.0
August 1994 70,085 64,306 5,779 8.2
July 1994 70,395 64,140 6,255 8.9
June 1994 69,974 64,199 5,775 8.3
May 1994 69,020 63,394 5,626 8.2
April 1994 68,770 63,480 5,290 7.7
March 1994 68,784 63,205 5,579 8.1
February 1994 69,255 63,346 5,909 8.5
January 1994 69,961 63,448 6,513 9.3
Annual Average 1993 71,418 65,159 6,259 8.8
December 1993 71,391 65,662 5,729 8.0
November 1993 71,852 65,841 6,011 8.4
October 1993 71,533 65,586 5,947 8.3
September 1993 71,509 65,409 6,100 8.5
August 1993 72,010 65,798 6,212 8.6
July 1993 72,186 65,795 6,391 8.9
June 1993 71,954 65,649 6,305 8.8
May 1993 70,887 64,728 6,159 8.7
April 1993 70,681 64,573 6,108 8.6
March 1993 70,465 64,184 6,281 8.9
February 1993 71,085 64,320 6,765 9.5
January 1993 71,465 64,366 7,099 9.9
Annual Average 1992 72,837 65,713 7,124 9.8
December 1992 72,768 66,712 6,056 8.3
November 1992 73,253 66,920 6,333 8.6
October 1992 73,135 66,535 6,600 9.0
September 1992 73,124 66,035 7,089 9.7
August 1992 73,313 66,208 7,105 9.7
July 1992 73,893 66,277 7,616 10.3
June 1992 73,622 66,118 7,504 10.2
May 1992 72,174 65,224 6,950 9.6
April 1992 72,435 65,298 7,137 9.9
March 1992 71,841 64,376 7,465 10.4
February 1992 72,088 64,404 7,684 10.7
January 1992 72,397 64,445 7,952 11.0
Annual Average 1991 72,704 65,843 6,861 9.4
December 1991 72,763 65,835 6,928 9.5
November 1991 72,852 66,161 6,691 9.2
October 1991 72,910 65,862 7,048 9.7
September 1991 72,581 65,624 6,957 9.6
August 1991 72,956 66,007 6,949 9.5
July 1991 73,246 65,950 7,296 10.0
June 1991 73,152 66,181 6,971 9.5
May 1991 72,266 65,451 6,815 9.4
April 1991 72,119 65,689 6,430 8.9
March 1991 72,166 65,492 6,674 9.2
February 1991 72,581 65,812 6,769 9.3
January 1991 72,856 66,055 6,801 9.3
Annual Average 1990 74,745 69,421 5,324 7.1
December 1990 75,101 69,516 5,585 7.4
November 1990 75,282 69,839 5,443 7.2
October 1990 75,300 69,722 5,578 7.4
September 1990 75,174 69,542 5,632 7.5
August 1990 75,132 69,705 5,427 7.2
July 1990 75,462 69,593 5,869 7.8
June 1990 75,315 69,851 5,464 7.3
May 1990 74,165 69,006 5,159 7.0
April 1990 74,024 69,029 4,995 6.7
March 1990 73,313 68,915 4,398 6.0
February 1990 74,134 69,086 5,048 6.8
January 1990 74,540 69,250 5,290 7.1

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