On Monday, April 11, 2016, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT released its twenty-second annual report on the well-being of Rhode Island's children at a policy breakfast attended by over 500 people. The 2016 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook
was presented to Governor Gina Raimondo, Senator Jack Reed, Congressman James Langevin, Congressman David Cicilline, House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello, and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed. Factbooks
were also presented to two community leaders in recognition of their advocacy for children and families: Anna Cano Morales, Director of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University, and Rabbi Alan Flam, Executive Director of the Helen Hudson Foundation for Homeless America.
The 2016 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook
charts improvements and declines in the well-being of children and youth across the state and in each of Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns and provides the latest available statistics on 71 different aspects of children's lives, from birth through adolescence.
Use the links below to explore the Factbook sections and data:
To order a complete hard copy of the full report, please use the Factbook Order Form or call (401) 351-9400. The cost of the Factbook is $21.40 ($20 plus tax); discounts for bulk purchases available.