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Rhode Island Health Care Employment Growth and Population Facts
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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.  

Although Rhode Island lagged far behind the nation in terms of job growth in the health care industry, census data reveals that Rhode Island ’s gain of health care workers is quite notable when considering population facts.

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