Rhode Island Government Information

Rhode Island Statistics


Note: These are mainly links for online datasets. Remember, older data are many times available in paper form, usually issued as reports from RI. Check Josiah.



RI Domestic Violence is a downloadable data set on Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault.

R.I. Justice Commission contains downloadable criminal statistics.

R.I. State Police: Crime Statistics has crime and law enforcement data.

Also see Federal Statistics


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MapStats from FedStats

ProvPlan provides tons of maps and data about Providence, RI.

Rhode Island Census Data (Rhode Island Statewide Planning Program) has online census data and maps.

RI.gov: Facts & History: Demographics


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R.I. Kids Count has data on children divided in various ways

National Center for Education Statistics

  • Digest has hundreds of tables with educational data.

National Clearinghouse for English Language (NCELA): Rhode Island Data & Demographics has data on LEP enrollment.

Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education: Education Data

SchoolMatter provides data on schools and states.


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Energy Information Administration (EIA)

  • State Data offers energy data by state or by end-user.

FDIC State Profiles: Rhode Island gives basic statistics on housing, energy, banks, etc.

RI Economic Development Corporation hosts reports on buisness and general economic patturns.

R.I. Employment Statistics has employment statistics in excel and pdf formats.

Rhode Island Geographic Informatin System (RIGIS) contains economic spatial and numeric data for GIS.

Rhode Island LMI (Labor Market Information) Data Center contains state labor statistics, such as wages and employment.

National Agricultural Statistics Service

U.S. Census Bureau: State & County Quickfacts Scroll down to Business QuickLinks . There is a wealth of data, i.e., NAICS data down to the town level, county and government data. In Other QuickLinks , there are data USA Counties General Profile, Statistical Abstract of the United States and data from other Federal agencies

U.S. Department of Labor: Rhode Island has a wealth of data about R.I., including CPI, unemployment, wages, occupational injuries data, etc.



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Environmental Protection Agency You can conduct searches for R.I. data on the following sites:

  • Superfund contains information about hazardous sites.

USGS: Daily Streamflow Conditions provides up-to-date data on water flow in R.I. Also, you can customize summary tables.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's  (NOAA): Data from Rhode Island has environmental data such as weather forecasts, and climate and hydrological data.

State of Rhode Island: Department of Environmental Management

  • Maps offers interactive maps about Environmental Resources, Oilspills, Brownfields, etc.


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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

R.I. Kids Count has data on children divided in various ways

Rhode Island Department of Health

  • Health Data and Statistics contains many data sets such as Adolescent Substance Abuse Survey, Medicine and Health Rhode Island, and Hospital Discharge Data.
  • Health Data Inventory lists databases maintained by the R.I. Health Department and whether they're publically accessible or not.
  • The Rhode Island HEALTH Web Query System contains data from the Rhode Island's Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFS) from 1998-2004 and data from Rhode Island's Youth Risk Behavioral Surveillance System (YRBS) from 2001, 2003, and 2005.

National Healthcare Quality Report has over 100 variables on health.

Statehealthfacts.org: Rhode Island provides health data on a number of subjects by the Henry Kaiser Foundation.


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RI.gov Statistics & Research Links has various links to R.I. government data on subjects such as education, crime, economics, etc.

U.S. Census Bureau Quicklinks


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National Center for Statistics and Analysis of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has many reports with data about traffic safety.

Rhode Island Geographic Informatin System (RIGIS) contains transportation spatial and numeric data for GIS.


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