Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Report

Rhode Island Unemployment by County

Rhode Island Current Unemployment 17.8%

Rhode Island Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Rhode Island has ranged from 2.9% in October 2019 to 17.8% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Rhode Island is 17.8% for April 2020. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

RI Unemployment Rate by Month

2012 RI Unemployment Rate
Month/Year RI % National %
1/2020 4.1% 3.6%
2/2020 4.0% 3.5%
3/2020 5.0% 4.4%
4/2020 17.8% 14.7%

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