15,589 businesses in Rhode Island have fewer than five employees in 2016


There were 15,589 businesses in Rhode Island that had fewer than five employees in 2016, according to County Business Patterns (CBP) statistics provided by the United States Census Bureau.

CBP data indicates that there were 28,399 total businesses in Rhode Island.

The following table gives a breakdown of businesses in Rhode Island by total employees in 2016.

Businesses in Rhode Island (2016) by total employees

Total employees
Total businesses
Percent of Rhode Island total
0 to 4
15,589
54.9%
5 to 9
5,139
18.1%
10 to 19
3,699
13%
20 to 49
2,518
8.9%
50 to 99
798
2.8%
100 to 249
495
1.7%
250 to 499
99
0.3%
500 to 999
35
0.1%
more than 1,000
27
0.1%

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