5 charts you need to see on jobs and unemployment in Rhode Island

by Ted Nesi

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – More than a decade after the Great Recession, how are working Rhode Islanders doing?

A new report from the Economic Progress Institute, a local left-leaning think tank, seeks to shed some light on that question by offering a host of charts tracking employment and job trends in Rhode Island.

Here are five charts from the report, β€œThe State of Working Rhode Island 2017,” that are worth seeing. (Note that most of the data is through 2016, not 2017.)

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