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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
The total number of business establishments, mid-March employment figures, and first quarter and annual payrolls are supplied in this data collection at the county, state, and national levels. Also provided are data on the number of establishments by employment-size class. Data are provided for most divisions of the economy, including agricultural services, mining, construction, manufacturing, transportation, public utilities, wholesale trade, retail trade, finance, insurance, real estate, and services. However, data are not included for agriculture production, railroad, government, or household employment. Included with this aggregate data collection is a file containing 1987 revised Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) designations used with data from 1988 and later years.
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. COUNTY BUSINESS PATTERNS, 1991 [UNITED STATES]: U.S. SUMMARY, STATE, AND COUNTY DATA. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1993. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1994. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06382.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06382.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: agricultural services, business conditions, businesses, construction industry, counties, economic conditions, employment, finance, manufacturing industry, mining industry, public utilities, real estate, retail industry, service industry, trade, transportation, wages and salaries
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All business establishments with one or more paid employees in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and counties, excluding agriculture production, railroad, government, or household employment. Government hospitals were included beginning with 1989 data.
Data Types: aggregate data
Standard Statistical Establishment List, the Annual Company Organization Survey, the Annual Report of Organizations, the Annual Survey of Manufactures, Current Business Surveys, and United States Internal Revenue Service administrative records
Original ICPSR Release: 1995-01-11
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 14 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 13 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
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