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Business (Government Documents)

Economic Census

The Economic Census, conducted every 5 years, gives a view of the American economy from a national to a local level.

Businesses in the Economic Census are grouped into industries based on the similarity of their production processes based on the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS). Categories of data gathered from businesses with the same NAICS include:

  • Number of establishments and firms
  • Employment
  • Labor costs
  • Sales
  • Expenses
  • Assets
  • Capital expenditures
  • Inventories

Additional Surveys