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Feb
05

County Employment and Wages in Rhode Island - Second Quarter 2014

Rhode Island’s only large county, Providence, reported an employment gain of 1.7 percent from June 2013 to June 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
08

New England and State Unemployment — November 2014

The New England unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.8 percent in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Aug
14

Occupational Employment and Wages In Providence-Fall River-Warwick - May 2013

Workers in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $23.00 in May 2013, about 3 percent above the nationwide average of $22.33, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Rhode Island Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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552.1 550.9 549.7 548.8 549.0 (P) 549.6

Employment (1)

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512.3 512.0 511.8 511.6 513.1 (P) 514.8

Unemployment (1)

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39.8 38.8 37.9 37.2 35.9 (P) 34.8

Unemployment Rate (2)

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7.2 7.0 6.9 6.8 6.5 (P) 6.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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479.1 477.9 478.7 479.3 481.7 (P) 479.0

12-month % change

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1.2 0.8 0.8 1.2 1.4 (P) 0.8

Mining and Logging (3)

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0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 (P) 0.3

12-month % change

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0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (P) 50.0

Construction (3)

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16.5 16.2 16.4 16.6 16.9 (P) 16.5

12-month % change

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1.2 -0.6 0.6 3.1 3.7 (P) 1.2

Manufacturing (3)

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40.9 41.1 41.2 41.4 41.5 (P) 41.7

12-month % change

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2.0 2.2 1.7 2.0 2.2 (P) 2.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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75.0 75.2 75.6 75.4 75.8 (P) 75.2

12-month % change

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1.4 1.2 1.6 1.2 1.6 (P) 0.7

Information (4)

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8.8 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.7 (P) 8.6

12-month % change

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-1.1 -1.1 -2.2 -2.2 -3.3 (P) -2.3

Financial Activities (3)

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32.7 32.7 32.4 32.5 32.6 (P) 32.4

12-month % change

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1.6 1.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 (P) 0.6

Professional & Business Services (3)

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61.4 60.7 60.7 60.6 60.6 (P) 60.5

12-month % change

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3.4 1.8 1.7 1.5 1.8 (P) 1.0

Education & Health Services (3)

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105.2 104.9 105.1 104.9 105.3 (P) 104.5

12-month % change

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-0.1 -0.2 -0.4 1.1 0.3 (P) -0.3

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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55.1 55.0 55.4 55.6 56.2 (P) 55.8

12-month % change

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2.0 0.9 1.8 2.4 2.9 (P) 2.0

Other Services (3)

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23.1 23.0 22.9 23.2 23.8 (P) 23.7

12-month % change

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2.2 1.3 1.3 2.7 4.8 (P) 3.9

Government (3)

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60.2 60.1 60.0 60.1 60.1 (P) 59.8

12-month % change

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-0.3 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -0.2 (P) -0.5

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 Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2015
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2015
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2015
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2015
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2015
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 fatalities Table Dec 2013
County Employment and Wages in Rhode Island - Second Quarter 2014 Employment, Pay News Release Feb 2015
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 - 2013 Unemployment News Release Apr 2014
New England and State Unemployment — November 2014 Unemployment News Release Jan 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages In Providence-Fall River-Warwick - May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in New England – 2013 Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2013
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