Between 2000 and 2010, health care was the fastest growing
industry in Rhode Island, adding 10,645 (+18.8%) jobs in the
Ocean State, more than any other industry. In comparison, the
nation as a whole added over 2.9 million (+27.7%) health care
jobs during this period.
lagged far behind the nation in terms of job growth in the
health care industry, census data reveals that
’s gain of health care workers is quite notable when
considering population facts.
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