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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
May 2018 429,735 414,167 15,568 3.6
April 2018 427,511 410,996 16,515 3.9
March 2018 427,299 407,603 19,696 4.6
February 2018 428,176 406,116 22,060 5.2
January 2018 426,587 404,297 22,290 5.2
Annual Average 2017 426,892 408,530 18,362 4.3
December 2017 428,864 411,260 17,604 4.1
November 2017 430,236 412,614 17,622 4.1
October 2017 428,275 411,477 16,798 3.9
September 2017 427,607 411,182 16,425 3.8
August 2017 431,188 412,652 18,536 4.3
July 2017 432,455 413,208 19,247 4.5
June 2017 429,525 412,289 17,236 4.0
May 2017 422,386 406,208 16,178 3.8
April 2017 421,819 405,363 16,456 3.9
March 2017 422,662 402,832 19,830 4.7
February 2017 423,819 402,321 21,498 5.1
January 2017 423,869 400,956 22,913 5.4
Annual Average 2016 425,963 404,587 21,376 5.0
December 2016 425,449 407,750 17,699 4.2
November 2016 426,978 408,529 18,449 4.3
October 2016 426,152 407,277 18,875 4.4
September 2016 426,350 406,792 19,558 4.6
August 2016 430,481 408,460 22,021 5.1
July 2016 432,029 409,214 22,815 5.3
June 2016 428,571 407,836 20,735 4.8
May 2016 422,368 402,069 20,299 4.8
April 2016 422,457 401,802 20,655 4.9
March 2016 423,303 399,518 23,785 5.6
February 2016 423,839 398,484 25,355 6.0
January 2016 423,573 397,307 26,266 6.2
Annual Average 2015 426,604 401,864 24,740 5.8
December 2015 426,044 405,050 20,994 4.9
November 2015 427,158 405,708 21,450 5.0
October 2015 425,428 404,499 20,929 4.9
September 2015 424,970 404,069 20,901 4.9
August 2015 429,875 405,801 24,074 5.6
July 2015 431,935 406,799 25,136 5.8
June 2015 429,795 405,925 23,870 5.6
May 2015 425,207 400,900 24,307 5.7
April 2015 423,864 399,336 24,528 5.8
March 2015 424,246 395,396 28,850 6.8
February 2015 424,725 394,378 30,347 7.1
January 2015 425,996 394,508 31,488 7.4
Annual Average 2014 427,427 395,517 31,910 7.5
December 2014 427,511 401,516 25,995 6.1
November 2014 428,396 401,597 26,799 6.3
October 2014 426,742 400,076 26,666 6.2
September 2014 426,770 399,081 27,689 6.5
August 2014 430,728 400,089 30,639 7.1
July 2014 432,112 400,269 31,843 7.4
June 2014 429,247 398,972 30,275 7.1
May 2014 424,405 393,153 31,252 7.4
April 2014 424,258 391,531 32,727 7.7
March 2014 425,300 387,720 37,580 8.8
February 2014 426,636 386,790 39,846 9.3
January 2014 427,016 385,405 41,611 9.7
Annual Average 2013 428,700 389,925 38,775 9.0
December 2013 429,335 392,615 36,720 8.6
November 2013 431,134 393,867 37,267 8.6
October 2013 429,379 392,636 36,743 8.6
September 2013 429,024 392,367 36,657 8.5
August 2013 432,543 393,499 39,044 9.0
July 2013 433,347 394,138 39,209 9.0
June 2013 430,068 393,312 36,756 8.5
May 2013 424,257 387,419 36,838 8.7
April 2013 424,202 386,589 37,613 8.9
March 2013 425,430 384,429 41,001 9.6
February 2013 427,283 384,307 42,976 10.1
January 2013 428,400 383,926 44,474 10.4
Annual Average 2012 429,555 385,898 43,657 10.2
December 2012 430,022 391,186 38,836 9.0
November 2012 431,326 391,475 39,851 9.2
October 2012 430,251 390,533 39,718 9.2
September 2012 430,224 389,950 40,274 9.4
August 2012 433,537 390,475 43,062 9.9
July 2012 433,813 389,826 43,987 10.1
June 2012 430,378 388,688 41,690 9.7
May 2012 425,112 382,494 42,618 10.0
April 2012 424,860 381,532 43,328 10.2
March 2012 427,042 378,953 48,089 11.3
February 2012 429,002 378,549 50,453 11.8
January 2012 429,090 377,111 51,979 12.1
Annual Average 2011 430,750 384,363 46,387 10.8
December 2011 431,056 384,590 46,466 10.8
November 2011 432,470 386,241 46,229 10.7
October 2011 430,440 385,514 44,926 10.4
September 2011 429,265 385,079 44,186 10.3
August 2011 432,900 387,182 45,718 10.6
July 2011 434,491 388,509 45,982 10.6
June 2011 431,435 388,243 43,192 10.0
May 2011 426,978 382,992 43,986 10.3
April 2011 427,525 383,044 44,481 10.4
March 2011 429,371 380,275 49,096 11.4
February 2011 430,984 380,393 50,591 11.7
January 2011 432,080 380,290 51,790 12.0
Annual Average 2010 436,613 388,551 48,062 11.0
December 2010 435,357 388,962 46,395 10.7
November 2010 437,129 391,054 46,075 10.5
October 2010 434,959 390,076 44,883 10.3
September 2010 435,649 390,311 45,338 10.4
August 2010 441,856 393,402 48,454 11.0
July 2010 442,902 393,632 49,270 11.1
June 2010 438,327 392,077 46,250 10.6
May 2010 433,884 386,778 47,106 10.9
April 2010 434,176 386,226 47,950 11.0
March 2010 434,402 383,517 50,885 11.7
February 2010 435,069 383,404 51,665 11.9
January 2010 435,640 383,172 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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