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Jan
25

County Employment and Wages in Rhode Island — Second Quarter 2018

Rhode Island’s two large counties, Providence and Kent, reported employment gains of 0.7 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively, from June 2017 to June 2018.

Aug
15

Occupational Employment and Wages in Providence-Warwick — May 2017

Workers in the Providence-Warwick Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $25.11 in May 2017, about 3 percent above the nationwide average of $24.34.

Nov
02

New England and State Unemployment — September 2017

The New England unemployment rate was little changed at 3.9 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Rhode Island Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)556.2 (2)556.2 556.1 555.4 554.1 (p)553.0

Employment(1)

(2)534.1 (2)534.1 533.9 533.5 532.9 (p)532.6

Unemployment(1)

(2)22.2 (2)22.2 22.3 21.9 21.2 (p)20.4

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)4.0 (2)4.0 4.0 3.9 3.8 (p)3.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

496.0 497.7 495.2 495.2 496.1 (p)500.3

12-month % change

0.3 0.6 0.3 -0.2 0.0 (p)1.0

Mining and Logging(4)

0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 (p)0.2

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Construction(4)

18.9 19.5 19.4 19.5 19.7 (p)19.8

12-month % change

2.7 5.4 5.4 -0.5 1.5 (p)3.7

Manufacturing(4)

39.6 39.8 39.9 39.7 39.9 (p)39.5

12-month % change

-2.5 -2.2 -2.0 -2.7 -2.7 (p)-2.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

78.1 78.2 78.1 77.5 78.0 (p)78.5

12-month % change

1.3 1.4 1.0 0.0 0.9 (p)1.7

Information(5)

6.1 5.9 5.8 5.9 6.0 (p)6.0

12-month % change

0.0 -1.7 0.0 -1.7 1.7 (p)3.4

Financial Activities(4)

35.5 35.3 35.3 35.7 35.8 (p)36.2

12-month % change

-0.8 -0.8 -0.8 0.3 1.1 (p)2.0

Professional & Business Services(4)

68.9 69.2 68.2 67.2 66.1 (p)67.7

12-month % change

1.3 1.9 0.4 -1.2 -3.2 (p)-0.6

Education & Health Services(4)

107.1 107.4 106.2 107.6 107.7 (p)108.8

12-month % change

0.9 1.4 0.8 1.7 1.8 (p)2.4

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

57.5 57.3 57.3 57.3 57.6 (p)58.4

12-month % change

-1.9 -2.2 -2.4 -2.9 -2.2 (p)-0.8

Other Services(4)

23.1 23.6 23.6 23.6 23.7 (p)23.7

12-month % change

-0.4 2.2 3.1 2.6 3.0 (p)3.0

Government(4)

61.0 61.3 61.2 61.1 61.4 (p)61.5

12-month % change

0.7 0.7 0.7 0.5 1.2 (p)1.3

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

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Providence Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary May 2019
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table May 2019
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2019
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table May 2019
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Feb 2013
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Nov 2014
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2018
County Employment and Wages in Rhode Island — Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2019
2014 Data on Employment Status by State and Demographic Group 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) 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) 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 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2018
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table May 2019
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table May 2019
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table May 2019
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table May 2019
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