The Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook

Published annually since 1995, The Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook is the primary publication of Rhode Island Kids Count.

The Factbook provides a statistical portrait of the status of Rhode Island's children and families, incorporating the best available research and data. Information is presented for the state of Rhode Island, each city and town, and an aggregate of the four core cities (cities in which more than 25% of the children live in poverty).

The Factbook tracks the progress of 71 indicators (below), across five areas of child well-being:

Family and Community

Economic Well-Being




Section Highlights and Ranks

The five sections of the Factbook are also available, in full:

Download the entire 2016 Factbook or use the links above to explore and download individual indicators! 

To order a hard copy of the 2016 Factbook, please use our order form.

Rhode Island KIDS COUNT works to improve the health, safety, education, economic security, and development of Rhode Island’s children.


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Providence, RI 02903


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