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News Releases:
Apr
10
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – March 2024

Prices in the Northeast Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were up 0.7 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
12
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – February 2024

Prices in the Northeast Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were up 0.5 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
13
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – January 2024

Prices in the Northeast Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were up 0.6 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Rhode Island Economy at a Glance:
Rhode Island
Data Series Back
Data
Sept
2023
Oct
2023
Nov
2023
Dec
2023
Jan
2024
Feb
2024

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)575.1 (r)576.1 (r)576.3 (r)576.2 578.5 (p)580.6

Employment(1)

(r)556.9 (r)556.6 (r)556.5 (r)556.5 557.6 (p)557.9

Unemployment(1)

(r)18.2 (r)19.5 (r)19.8 (r)19.6 20.9 (p)22.7

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.2 (r)3.4 (r)3.4 (r)3.4 3.6 (p)3.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

506.4 504.4 507.0 509.1 512.3 (p)512.1

12-month % change

1.4 0.8 1.1 1.5 2.2 (p)1.8

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)100.0

Construction(3)

21.6 20.9 21.1 21.0 21.3 (p)21.1

12-month % change

2.4 -1.4 -0.9 -1.9 -1.8 (p)-2.3

Manufacturing(3)

40.3 40.3 40.3 40.3 40.9 (p)40.9

12-month % change

-0.5 -0.2 -0.7 -0.5 0.7 (p)0.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

77.6 77.5 77.6 77.3 77.4 (p)77.6

12-month % change

1.0 0.8 0.8 0.3 0.0 (p)0.1

Information(3)

5.7 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.6 (p)5.5

12-month % change

0.0 -5.1 -1.8 -3.4 -5.1 (p)-6.8

Financial Activities(3)

35.2 35.0 35.3 35.2 35.0 (p)34.9

12-month % change

0.0 -0.6 0.0 0.3 -0.3 (p)-0.6

Professional & Business Services(3)

69.6 69.3 69.2 69.7 71.0 (p)71.5

12-month % change

-1.3 -1.7 -1.3 -0.3 1.4 (p)2.9

Education & Health Services(3)

109.4 108.5 109.7 110.6 111.5 (p)112.2

12-month % change

2.9 1.7 2.5 3.3 4.0 (p)4.4

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

59.8 60.1 60.6 61.6 63.2 (p)60.6

12-month % change

3.8 3.8 4.1 6.2 8.6 (p)3.2

Other Services(3)

22.2 22.0 22.2 22.3 22.0 (p)21.9

12-month % change

2.8 1.4 2.3 1.8 0.5 (p)-0.9

Government(3)

64.8 65.0 65.2 65.3 64.2 (p)65.7

12-month % change

1.3 1.7 1.4 1.2 1.6 (p)2.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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 Mar 2024
Norwich, CT-RI, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2024
Northeast - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2024
Northeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Apr 2024
Northeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Apr 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Northeast Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2024
Consumer Price Index, Northeast Region – March 2024 Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2024
County Employment and Wages in Rhode Island — Second Quarter 2022 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2023
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
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Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — December 2023 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2024
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Occupational Employment and Wages in Norwich-New London-Westerly — May 2022 N/A News Release Jul 2023
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Rhode Island Job Openings and Labor Turnover — August 2023 Employment News Release Oct 2023