Rhode Island

Rhode Island
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)551.7 (2)551.1 (2)550.6 551.0 552.3 (p)554.0

Employment(1)

(2)523.3 (2)523.4 (2)523.3 524.9 527.3 (p)530.1

Unemployment(1)

(2)28.4 (2)27.8 (2)27.3 26.2 25.1 (p)23.9

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)5.1 (2)5.0 (2)4.9 4.8 4.5 (p)4.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

491.2 492.2 491.3 493.0 495.3 (p)494.6

12-month % change

0.9 0.9 0.6 1.0 1.2 (p)0.8

Mining and Logging(4)

0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 (p)0.2

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50.0 (p)0.0

Construction(4)

18.3 18.5 18.6 19.5 19.9 (p)19.8

12-month % change

5.8 5.7 5.7 8.9 10.6 (p)8.2

Manufacturing(4)

40.0 40.0 40.0 40.1 40.1 (p)40.3

12-month % change

-2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -1.7 -1.7 (p)-1.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

76.2 76.3 76.6 76.2 77.3 (p)77.4

12-month % change

0.0 -0.4 0.0 -0.5 1.0 (p)0.8

Information(5)

7.9 8.0 7.9 7.7 7.7 (p)7.7

12-month % change

-13.2 -4.8 -3.7 -3.8 -6.1 (p)-3.8

Financial Activities(4)

33.3 33.0 32.8 33.3 33.2 (p)32.9

12-month % change

-0.3 -2.4 -3.2 -0.9 -1.2 (p)-1.8

Professional & Business Services(4)

66.3 66.7 66.4 67.0 67.2 (p)66.6

12-month % change

3.4 3.3 2.2 2.8 2.9 (p)1.4

Education & Health Services(4)

106.9 106.9 106.8 106.8 106.6 (p)107.4

12-month % change

1.0 1.0 0.8 1.3 0.5 (p)1.0

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

58.4 58.9 58.6 58.9 59.2 (p)58.6

12-month % change

2.8 3.3 2.8 3.2 3.7 (p)1.9

Other Services(4)

23.0 22.9 22.7 22.8 23.2 (p)23.2

12-month % change

0.0 -0.9 -1.3 -1.3 0.4 (p)0.0

Government(4)

60.7 60.8 60.7 60.5 60.6 (p)60.5

12-month % change

1.0 1.5 0.8 0.5 0.3 (p)0.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(5) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary

Data extracted on: April 28, 2017

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Rhode Island includes the following metropolitan areas for which an Economy At A Glance table is available:

 

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