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Greater Rhode Island WIA Labor Force Statistics
Not Seasonally Adjusted
1998 - Present
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Month

Year

   Labor
   Force

   Employed

  Unemployed

Unemployment
Rate
April 2019 419,677 407,693 11,984 2.9
March 2019 419,669 404,666 15,003 3.6
February 2019 422,303 404,691 17,612 4.2
January 2019 424,330 404,349 19,981 4.7
Annual Average 2018 427,380 410,811 16,569 3.9
December 2018 428,429 412,881 15,548 3.6
November 2018 429,581 413,973 15,608 3.6
October 2018 427,555 413,725 13,830 3.2
September 2018 427,659 413,277 14,382 3.4
August 2018 430,736 414,452 16,284 3.8
July 2018 432,682 415,755 16,927 3.9
June 2018 429,569 414,862 14,707 3.4
May 2018 424,239 409,676 14,563 3.4
April 2018 423,476 408,031 15,445 3.6
March 2018 424,209 405,414 18,795 4.4
February 2018 425,724 404,887 20,837 4.9
January 2018 424,711 402,804 21,907 5.2
Annual Average 2017 425,907 407,816 18,091 4.2
December 2017 427,537 410,597 16,940 4.0
November 2017 429,065 411,460 17,605 4.1
October 2017 426,304 410,188 16,116 3.8
September 2017 426,526 410,158 16,368 3.8
August 2017 429,981 411,766 18,215 4.2
July 2017 431,561 412,432 19,129 4.4
June 2017 428,350 411,556 16,794 3.9
May 2017 422,019 405,915 16,104 3.8
April 2017 421,280 404,997 16,283 3.9
March 2017 422,025 402,370 19,655 4.7
February 2017 423,120 401,778 21,342 5.0
January 2017 423,107 400,570 22,537 5.3
Annual Average 2016 425,854 404,547 21,307 5.0
December 2016 425,130 407,468 17,662 4.2
November 2016 427,200 408,402 18,798 4.4
October 2016 425,763 407,328 18,435 4.3
September 2016 426,203 406,561 19,642 4.6
August 2016 429,830 407,953 21,877 5.1
July 2016 431,755 408,948 22,807 5.3
June 2016 428,292 407,860 20,432 4.8
May 2016 422,553 402,246 20,307 4.8
April 2016 422,415 401,853 20,562 4.9
March 2016 423,409 399,649 23,760 5.6
February 2016 424,039 398,688 25,351 6.0
January 2016 423,656 397,611 26,045 6.1
Annual Average 2015 426,673 401,950 24,723 5.8
December 2015 426,309 405,259 21,050 4.9
November 2015 427,836 405,989 21,847 5.1
October 2015 425,500 404,912 20,588 4.8
September 2015 425,201 404,157 21,044 4.9
August 2015 429,535 405,563 23,972 5.6
July 2015 431,870 406,728 25,142 5.8
June 2015 429,593 406,018 23,575 5.5
May 2015 425,352 401,056 24,296 5.7
April 2015 423,787 399,297 24,490 5.8
March 2015 424,295 395,401 28,894 6.8
February 2015 424,828 394,418 30,410 7.2
January 2015 425,976 394,607 31,369 7.4
Annual Average 2014 427,936 395,997 31,939 7.5
December 2014 427,781 401,651 26,130 6.1
November 2014 429,027 401,827 27,200 6.3
October 2014 426,905 400,539 26,366 6.2
September 2014 427,213 399,384 27,829 6.5
August 2014 430,787 400,187 30,600 7.1
July 2014 432,490 400,581 31,909 7.4
June 2014 429,530 399,493 30,037 7.0
May 2014 425,173 393,892 31,281 7.4
April 2014 424,941 392,147 32,794 7.7
March 2014 426,068 388,432 37,636 8.8
February 2014 427,543 387,599 39,944 9.3
January 2014 427,766 386,229 41,537 9.7
Annual Average 2013 428,693 389,918 38,775 9.0
December 2013 429,325 392,605 36,720 8.6
November 2013 431,132 393,865 37,267 8.6
October 2013 429,372 392,629 36,743 8.6
September 2013 429,016 392,359 36,657 8.5
August 2013 432,535 393,491 39,044 9.0
July 2013 433,335 394,126 39,209 9.0
June 2013 430,063 393,307 36,756 8.5
May 2013 424,250 387,412 36,838 8.7
April 2013 424,197 386,584 37,613 8.9
March 2013 425,421 384,420 41,001 9.6
February 2013 427,275 384,299 42,976 10.1
January 2013 428,394 383,920 44,474 10.4
Annual Average 2012 429,548 385,891 43,657 10.2
December 2012 430,013 391,177 38,836 9.0
November 2012 431,323 391,472 39,851 9.2
October 2012 430,244 390,526 39,718 9.2
September 2012 430,217 389,943 40,274 9.4
August 2012 433,529 390,467 43,062 9.9
July 2012 433,798 389,811 43,987 10.1
June 2012 430,374 388,684 41,690 9.7
May 2012 425,107 382,489 42,618 10.0
April 2012 424,854 381,526 43,328 10.2
March 2012 427,037 378,948 48,089 11.3
February 2012 428,999 378,546 50,453 11.8
January 2012 429,083 377,104 51,979 12.1
Annual Average 2011 430,741 384,354 46,387 10.8
December 2011 431,053 384,587 46,466 10.8
November 2011 432,465 386,236 46,229 10.7
October 2011 430,432 385,506 44,926 10.4
September 2011 429,260 385,074 44,186 10.3
August 2011 432,888 387,170 45,718 10.6
July 2011 434,476 388,494 45,982 10.6
June 2011 431,428 388,236 43,192 10.0
May 2011 426,970 382,984 43,986 10.3
April 2011 427,512 383,031 44,481 10.4
March 2011 429,362 380,266 49,096 11.4
February 2011 430,972 380,381 50,591 11.7
January 2011 432,067 380,277 51,790 12.0
Annual Average 2010 436,601 388,539 48,062 11.0
December 2010 435,347 388,952 46,395 10.7
November 2010 437,121 391,046 46,075 10.5
October 2010 434,950 390,067 44,883 10.3
September 2010 435,637 390,299 45,338 10.4
August 2010 441,841 393,387 48,454 11.0
July 2010 442,892 393,622 49,270 11.1
June 2010 438,313 392,063 46,250 10.6
May 2010 433,874 386,768 47,106 10.9
April 2010 434,168 386,218 47,950 11.0
March 2010 434,389 383,504 50,885 11.7
February 2010 435,056 383,391 51,665 11.9
January 2010 435,619 383,151 52,468 12.0
Annual Average 2009 445,836 398,516 47,320 10.6
December 2009 445,228 398,812 46,416 10.4
November 2009 446,400 400,566 45,834 10.3
October 2009 444,272 399,191 45,081 10.1
September 2009 443,966 398,513 45,453 10.2
August 2009 448,973 400,899 48,074 10.7
July 2009 450,534 401,566 48,968 10.9
June 2009 447,707 401,177 46,530 10.4
May 2009 442,465 395,740 46,725 10.6
April 2009 443,749 395,797 47,952 10.8
March 2009 444,339 394,848 49,491 11.1
February 2009 445,915 396,921 48,994 11.0
January 2009 446,480 398,160 48,320 10.8
Annual Average 2008 448,639 415,016 33,623 7.5
December 2008 448,597 408,360 40,237 9.0
November 2008 449,761 411,875 37,886 8.4
October 2008 447,977 412,559 35,418 7.9
September 2008 447,798 413,771 34,027 7.6
August 2008 452,607 417,101 35,506 7.8
July 2008 453,660 418,506 35,154 7.7
June 2008 450,491 419,374 31,117 6.9
May 2008 445,023 414,926 30,097 6.8
April 2008 445,528 415,976 29,552 6.6
March 2008 446,002 414,623 31,379 7.0
February 2008 447,333 415,950 31,383 7.0
January 2008 448,892 417,167 31,725 7.1
Annual Average 2007 451,274 428,846 22,428 5.0
December 2007 450,697 426,212 24,485 5.4
November 2007 451,647 429,014 22,633 5.0
October 2007 450,104 428,646 21,458 4.8
September 2007 450,151 429,183 20,968 4.7
August 2007 455,441 432,355 23,086 5.1
July 2007 457,213 433,782 23,431 5.1
June 2007 453,779 433,553 20,226 4.5
May 2007 448,004 427,881 20,123 4.5
April 2007 447,789 427,405 20,384 4.6
March 2007 448,795 425,738 23,057 5.1
February 2007 450,282 426,037 24,245 5.4
January 2007 451,315 426,289 25,026 5.5
Annual Average 2006 450,190 428,959 21,231 4.7
December 2006 452,759 433,786 18,973 4.2
November 2006 453,311 434,751 18,560 4.1
October 2006 451,288 433,214 18,074 4.0
September 2006 450,669 432,097 18,572 4.1
August 2006 454,959 433,457 21,502 4.7
July 2006 455,524 433,021 22,503 4.9
June 2006 452,728 432,389 20,339 4.5
May 2006 446,195 426,057 20,138 4.5
April 2006 446,474 425,843 20,631 4.6
March 2006 445,664 422,007 23,657 5.3
February 2006 446,075 420,860 25,215 5.7
January 2006 446,629 420,053 26,576 6.0
Annual Average 2005 444,905 423,474 21,431 4.8
December 2005 448,619 428,255 20,364 4.5
November 2005 449,133 429,713 19,420 4.3
October 2005 447,229 428,024 19,205 4.3
September 2005 446,760 427,407 19,353 4.3
August 2005 451,491 429,600 21,891 4.8
July 2005 451,657 429,090 22,567 5.0
June 2005 447,330 426,924 20,406 4.6
May 2005 439,910 420,112 19,798 4.5
April 2005 439,020 419,000 20,020 4.6
March 2005 438,918 415,169 23,749 5.4
February 2005 439,406 414,631 24,775 5.6
January 2005 439,345 413,689 25,656 5.8
Annual Average 2004 439,127 417,349 21,778 5.0
December 2004 440,156 420,989 19,167 4.4
November 2004 441,092 422,473 18,619 4.2
October 2004 439,154 421,074 18,080 4.1
September 2004 438,657 419,952 18,705 4.3
August 2004 443,612 421,932 21,680 4.9
July 2004 444,888 422,078 22,810 5.1
June 2004 441,383 420,361 21,022 4.8
May 2004 435,324 414,408 20,916 4.8
April 2004 435,678 412,922 22,756 5.2
March 2004 435,366 410,402 24,964 5.7
February 2004 436,397 410,785 25,612 5.9
January 2004 437,704 410,740 26,964 6.2
Annual Average 2003 440,784 418,250 22,534 5.1
December 2003 440,019 419,471 20,548 4.7
November 2003 441,291 421,450 19,841 4.5
October 2003 440,281 420,606 19,675 4.5
September 2003 440,616 420,354 20,262 4.6
August 2003 445,763 422,874 22,889 5.1
July 2003 447,088 423,414 23,674 5.3
June 2003 444,483 422,675 21,808 4.9
May 2003 437,692 416,583 21,109 4.8
April 2003 437,273 415,535 21,738 5.0
March 2003 437,693 412,399 25,294 5.8
February 2003 438,294 412,084 26,210 6.0
January 2003 438,947 411,587 27,360 6.2
Annual Average 2002 432,723 411,974 20,749 4.8
December 2002 438,377 417,971 20,406 4.7
November 2002 438,178 418,476 19,702 4.5
October 2002 435,529 416,469 19,060 4.4
September 2002 434,445 415,392 19,053 4.4
August 2002 438,088 416,646 21,442 4.9
July 2002 437,579 415,779 21,800 5.0
June 2002 434,355 414,581 19,774 4.6
May 2002 427,544 408,302 19,242 4.5
April 2002 426,688 407,322 19,366 4.5
March 2002 426,718 404,824 21,894 5.1
February 2002 427,480 404,431 23,049 5.4
January 2002 427,645 403,455 24,190 5.7
Annual Average 2001 427,359 408,817 18,542 4.3
December 2001 428,221 410,659 17,562 4.1
November 2001 428,866 411,342 17,524 4.1
October 2001 427,454 410,283 17,171 4.0
September 2001 427,227 410,066 17,161 4.0
August 2001 431,549 412,168 19,381 4.5
July 2001 432,463 412,307 20,156 4.7
June 2001 429,398 411,515 17,883 4.2
May 2001 422,942 405,868 17,074 4.0
April 2001 423,204 406,229 16,975 4.0
March 2001 424,528 404,640 19,888 4.7
February 2001 425,821 405,402 20,419 4.8
January 2001 426,578 405,303 21,275 5.0
Annual Average 2000 427,070 410,387 16,683 3.9
December 2000 428,026 413,441 14,585 3.4
November 2000 429,138 414,552 14,586 3.4
October 2000 427,489 412,960 14,529 3.4
September 2000 426,873 411,837 15,036 3.5
August 2000 431,287 413,845 17,442 4.0
July 2000 432,625 414,615 18,010 4.2
June 2000 430,007 413,973 16,034 3.7
May 2000 424,048 408,463 15,585 3.7
April 2000 422,914 407,944 14,970 3.5
March 2000 422,948 404,920 18,028 4.3
February 2000 424,279 404,204 20,075 4.7
January 2000 425,194 403,890 21,304 5.0
Annual Average 1999 425,700 408,927 16,773 3.9
December 1999 428,944 414,488 14,456 3.4
November 1999 430,134 415,639 14,495 3.4
October 1999 428,947 414,223 14,724 3.4
September 1999 427,268 411,990 15,278 3.6
August 1999 430,889 414,032 16,857 3.9
July 1999 431,606 414,019 17,587 4.1
June 1999 427,831 412,415 15,416 3.6
May 1999 420,709 406,021 14,688 3.5
April 1999 419,936 404,726 15,210 3.6
March 1999 419,428 400,855 18,573 4.4
February 1999 420,549 399,898 20,651 4.9
January 1999 422,125 398,800 23,325 5.5
Annual Average 1998 420,695 402,120 18,575 4.4
December 1998 422,036 406,631 15,405 3.7
November 1998 423,606 408,225 15,381 3.6
October 1998 421,996 406,265 15,731 3.7
September 1998 421,318 405,279 16,039 3.8
August 1998 425,431 407,238 18,193 4.3
July 1998 426,198 407,622 18,576 4.4
June 1998 422,991 405,534 17,457 4.1
May 1998 416,274 398,867 17,407 4.2
April 1998 415,957 397,078 18,879 4.5
March 1998 416,094 394,271 21,823 5.2
February 1998 417,484 394,506 22,978 5.5
January 1998 418,927 393,903 25,024 6.0

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