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News Releases:
Nov
22
Average Energy Prices, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — October 2022

Gasoline prices averaged $3.728 a gallon in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area in October 2022, up 40.4 cents compared to October 2021.

Nov
01
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — September 2022

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 5.6 percent in the Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT, metropolitan area for the year ended September 2022.

Sep
21
Average Energy Prices, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — August 2022

Gasoline prices averaged $4.387 a gallon in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area in August 2022, up $1.264 compared to August 2021.

Rhode Island Economy at a Glance:
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

570.1 571.9 573.3 575.1 576.8 (p)577.6

Employment(1)

553.6 556.2 558.0 558.7 559.1 (p)558.1

Unemployment(1)

16.5 15.7 15.3 16.3 17.7 (p)19.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

2.9 2.7 2.7 2.8 3.1 (p)3.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

496.4 496.1 496.3 498.5 497.4 (p)496.2

12-month % change

3.7 3.3 2.6 3.3 2.6 (p)2.6

Mining and Logging(3)

0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 (p)0.2

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

21.8 21.9 21.9 22.3 22.3 (p)22.3

12-month % change

9.5 10.1 9.0 10.4 9.9 (p)9.9

Manufacturing(3)

40.1 40.3 40.5 40.5 40.3 (p)39.9

12-month % change

3.1 3.3 2.8 2.8 2.0 (p)1.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

77.1 76.6 75.9 75.9 75.6 (p)76.2

12-month % change

2.7 1.7 0.7 0.7 0.3 (p)1.9

Information(4)

5.5 5.6 5.8 5.7 5.7 (p)5.7

12-month % change

3.8 7.7 3.6 1.8 1.8 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

33.8 34.1 34.2 34.3 34.6 (p)35.0

12-month % change

-2.3 -1.4 -1.7 -1.4 -0.6 (p)2.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

70.5 69.9 70.0 70.1 71.0 (p)70.2

12-month % change

2.8 2.6 1.7 2.3 2.9 (p)2.5

Education & Health Services(3)

104.9 105.1 105.0 105.3 106.1 (p)105.5

12-month % change

2.9 2.5 2.8 3.0 3.8 (p)3.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

56.8 56.8 57.0 57.4 55.7 (p)55.2

12-month % change

11.8 10.3 8.4 8.1 4.5 (p)2.8

Other Services(3)

22.2 21.9 21.7 21.7 21.8 (p)22.1

12-month % change

8.3 7.4 4.8 3.8 4.3 (p)3.8

Government(3)

63.5 63.7 64.1 65.1 64.1 (p)63.9

12-month % change

0.8 0.3 0.5 4.2 0.6 (p)0.9

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Providence, RI-MA, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2022
Norwich, CT-RI, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2022
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2022
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2022
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2022
Average Energy Prices, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — October 2022 Average energy prices News Release Nov 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Feb 2013
Business Employment Dynamics in New England (PDF) Employment Table Nov 2014
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) (PDF) Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2018
County Employment and Wages in Rhode Island — Fourth Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
2014 Data on Employment Status by State and Demographic Group (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2015
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England Employment Table Mar 2012
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England (PDF) (PDF) Employment Table Mar 2012
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 (PDF) (PDF) Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Unemployment - 2016 Unemployment News Release Apr 2017
New England and State Unemployment — September 2017 Unemployment News Release Nov 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Providence-Warwick — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2020
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table May 2022
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — September 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2022
Fatal Work Injuries in New England - 2014 Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
STEM OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES IN NEW ENGLAND-MAY 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Norwich-New London-Westerly — May 2020 N/A News Release Aug 2021
Union Members in Rhode Island — 2021 N/A News Release Mar 2022