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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
June 2015 87,615 81,591 6,024 6.9
May 2015 86,393 80,385 6,008 7.0
April 2015 85,584 79,887 5,697 6.7
March 2015 85,739 78,945 6,794 7.9
February 2015 85,181 78,364 6,817 8.0
January 2015 85,619 78,250 7,369 8.6
Annual Average 2014 86,333 78,565 7,768 9.0
December 2014 85,407 79,120 6,287 7.4
November 2014 86,006 79,413 6,593 7.7
October 2014 85,831 79,178 6,653 7.8
September 2014 86,240 79,118 7,122 8.3
August 2014 87,257 79,433 7,824 9.0
July 2014 87,828 79,533 8,295 9.4
June 2014 87,016 79,398 7,618 8.8
May 2014 86,235 78,320 7,915 9.2
April 2014 85,890 77,922 7,968 9.3
March 2014 85,965 77,225 8,740 10.2
February 2014 85,966 77,153 8,813 10.3
January 2014 86,353 76,963 9,390 10.9
Annual Average 2013 86,993 77,734 9,259 10.6
December 2013 86,679 78,364 8,315 9.6
November 2013 87,203 78,719 8,484 9.7
October 2013 86,857 78,371 8,486 9.8
September 2013 86,852 78,141 8,711 10.0
August 2013 87,752 78,343 9,409 10.7
July 2013 88,324 78,405 9,919 11.2
June 2013 87,599 78,375 9,224 10.5
May 2013 86,435 77,164 9,271 10.7
April 2013 86,148 77,016 9,132 10.6
March 2013 86,418 76,620 9,798 11.3
February 2013 86,512 76,639 9,873 11.4
January 2013 87,137 76,646 10,491 12.0
Annual Average 2012 87,554 77,121 10,433 11.9
December 2012 87,670 78,375 9,295 10.6
November 2012 88,081 78,469 9,612 10.9
October 2012 87,789 78,173 9,616 11.0
September 2012 87,700 77,904 9,796 11.2
August 2012 88,538 77,971 10,567 11.9
July 2012 88,830 77,731 11,099 12.5
June 2012 88,077 77,583 10,494 11.9
May 2012 86,906 76,355 10,551 12.1
April 2012 86,664 76,151 10,513 12.1
March 2012 86,605 75,662 10,943 12.6
February 2012 86,725 75,620 11,105 12.8
January 2012 87,067 75,463 11,604 13.3
Annual Average 2011 87,831 76,750 11,081 12.6
December 2011 87,294 76,864 10,430 11.9
November 2011 87,992 77,278 10,714 12.2
October 2011 87,801 77,087 10,714 12.2
September 2011 87,647 76,858 10,789 12.3
August 2011 88,748 77,234 11,514 13.0
July 2011 89,370 77,411 11,959 13.4
June 2011 88,564 77,426 11,138 12.6
May 2011 87,449 76,422 11,027 12.6
April 2011 87,366 76,510 10,856 12.4
March 2011 87,132 75,954 11,178 12.8
February 2011 87,099 75,965 11,134 12.8
January 2011 87,513 75,993 11,520 13.2
Annual Average 2010 88,197 77,292 10,905 12.4
December 2010 87,926 77,369 10,557 12.0
November 2010 88,469 77,762 10,707 12.1
October 2010 88,171 77,584 10,587 12.0
September 2010 88,203 77,561 10,642 12.1
August 2010 89,523 78,168 11,355 12.7
July 2010 89,809 78,172 11,637 13.0
June 2010 88,762 77,947 10,815 12.2
May 2010 87,904 76,976 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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