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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
October 2016 426,188 406,661 19,527 4.6
September 2016 426,691 405,865 20,826 4.9
August 2016 433,588 409,677 23,911 5.5
July 2016 434,345 411,220 23,125 5.3
June 2016 429,123 408,317 20,806 4.8
May 2016 421,524 400,415 21,109 5.0
April 2016 420,713 401,118 19,595 4.7
March 2016 421,940 397,709 24,231 5.7
February 2016
421,279
395,783
25,496
6.1
January 2016
422,296
396,544
25,752
6.1
Annual Average 2015
426,604
402,087
24,517
5.7
December 2015
425,849
404,918
20,931
4.9
November 2015
427,646
406,206
21,440
5.0
October 2015
426,058
405,240
20,818
4.9
September 2015
425,311
404,456
20,855
4.9
August 2015
430,869
406,800
24,069
5.6
July 2015
432,720
407,922
24,798
5.7
June 2015
429,977
406,437
23,540
5.5
May 2015
425,090
400,674
24,416
5.7
April 2015
423,068
398,951
24,117
5.7
March 2015
423,368
394,910
28,458
6.7
February 2015
423,896
394,251
29,645
7.0
January 2015
425,396
394,281
31,115
7.3
Annual Average 2014
427,451
395,724
31,727
7.4
December 2014
427,179
401,479
25,700
6.0
November 2014
428,497
401,845
26,652
6.2
October 2014
427,043
400,576
26,467
6.2
September 2014
427,159
399,368
27,791
6.5
August 2014
431,372
400,619
30,753
7.1
July 2014
432,223
400,561
31,662
7.3
June 2014
429,280
399,182
30,098
7.0
May 2014
424,456
392,827
31,629
7.5
April 2014
423,980
391,545
32,435
7.7
March 2014
424,839
387,670
37,169
8.7
February 2014
426,335
387,197
39,138
9.2
January 2014
427,048
385,818
41,230
9.7
Annual Average 2013
428,658
390,224
38,434
9.0
December 2013
429,477
393,082
36,395
8.5
November 2013
431,558
394,746
36,812
8.5
October 2013
429,906
393,528
36,378
8.5
September 2013
429,323
392,658
36,665
8.5
August 2013
432,942
393,929
39,013
9.0
July 2013
433,366
394,371
38,995
9.0
June 2013
430,051
393,487
36,564
8.5
May 2013
424,181
387,163
37,018
8.7
April 2013
423,773
386,590
37,183
8.8
March 2013
424,992
384,554
40,438
9.5
February 2013
426,567
384,607
41,960
9.8
January 2013
427,767
383,977
43,790
10.2
Annual Average 2012
429,149
385,864
43,285
10.1
December 2012
429,527
391,090
38,437
8.9
November 2012
430,951
391,489
39,462
9.2
October 2012
430,297
390,728
39,569
9.2
September 2012
429,965
389,960
40,005
9.3
August 2012
432,879
390,293
42,586
9.8
July 2012
433,359
389,623
43,736
10.1
June 2012
430,411
388,524
41,887
9.7
May 2012
424,783
382,311
42,472
10.0
April 2012
424,427
381,259
43,168
10.2
March 2012
426,402
378,954
47,448
11.1
February 2012
428,433
378,873
49,560
11.6
January 2012
428,352
377,267
51,085
11.9
Annual Average 2011
430,601
384,379
46,222
10.7
December 2011
430,460
384,598
45,862
10.7
November 2011
432,030
386,251
45,779
10.6
October 2011
430,254
385,462
44,792
10.4
September 2011
429,209
385,119
44,090
10.3
August 2011
433,194
387,240
45,954
10.6
July 2011
434,896
388,514
46,382
10.7
June 2011
432,108
388,279
43,829
10.1
May 2011
427,270
383,017
44,253
10.4
April 2011
427,469
383,031
44,438
10.4
March 2011
428,767
380,282
48,485
11.3
February 2011
430,233
380,437
49,796
11.6
January 2011
431,328
380,320
51,008
11.8
Annual Average 2010
436,350
388,534
47,816
11.0
December 2010
434,970
389,053
45,917
10.6
November 2010
436,890
391,213
45,677
10.5
October 2010
434,991
390,151
44,840
10.3
September 2010
435,792
390,379
45,413
10.4
August 2010
441,717
393,369
48,348
10.9
July 2010
442,680
393,573
49,107
11.1
June 2010
438,360
391,997
46,363
10.6
May 2010
433,847
386,685
47,162
10.9
April 2010
433,827
386,085
47,742
11.0
March 2010
433,645
383,372
50,273
11.6
February 2010
434,402
383,347
51,055
11.8
January 2010
435,082
383,188
51,894
11.9
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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