In an increasingly volatile and changing world, location and investment decisions are complicated. Every business and entrepreneur is different as are the location attributes that drive their decisions. To help you better understand Rhode Island, below are over 1,000 data points that describe our economy, our people and our business climate.


Data Tables

Demographic Characteristics
Labor Force Characteristics
Leading Employers by All Sectors & Individual Sectors
Companies New to The Area and Expanded In The Area
Military Base & Installations
Research Base – R&D by Source
Higher Education Resources – 4-Year Institutions
Higher Educational Resources – Community Colleges
Vocational/Technical Center and Community College Resources
Payroll Costs by Industry
Average Wage for Rhode Island Employees
Workers Compensation & Unemployment Insurance
Labor – Management Relations
International Resources
Quality of Life
Rhode Island IEDC Standard Data Sets – Report to Accompany Data Files