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Industry Information: Industry Statistics

Guide to industry information sources.


US Census Bureau Economic Programs includes the following:

  1. Manufacturing and Construction Manufacturing: manufacturing inventories, orders, shipments, exports, plant capacity, energy consumption. Construction: building permits, construction, sales, housing characteristics 
  2. Wholesale trade: monthly and annual sales, inventories, operating expenses
  3. Quarterly Financial Report for Manufacturing, Mining, and Trade Corporationsestimated statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheets, and related financial and operating ratios
  4. Economic Census: every 5 years, latest conducted 2017. All industrial categories — payroll, expenses, sales, and value added, to the zip code level. 2017 census data data will be released between September 2019 and December 2021. Complete data for earlier censuses available.

Federal Statistical Agencies
Links to all federal statistics agencies, eg. Census of Agriculture, Health statistics, Crime statistics, etc. - Search across all federal statistical agency datasets.

Statistical Abstracts from 1879-2010 available here.

Links to Statistical Agencies (US agencies, national agencies of other countries, and International)