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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
This data collection provides summary information on business establishments with at least one paid employee. Information is presented on the number of employees for the mid-March pay period, first quarter total payroll, total annual payroll, number of establishments, and the number of establishments by employment-size classes. Part 12 is a reference file that contains two-, three-, and four-digit standard industrial classification (SIC) titles and codes.
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. COUNTY BUSINESS PATTERNS, 1981 [UNITED STATES]: U.S. SUMMARY, STATE, AND COUNTY DATA. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1984. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08348.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08348.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 businesses in the United States, excepting agriculture production, railroad, government, and household employment, with one or more paid employees.
Data Types: administrative records data
Data Collection Notes:
The SIC Code List is provided as an ASCII text file, and the codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.
Bureau of the Census Standard Statistical Establishment List
Original ICPSR Release: 1985-05-24
- 2006-01-18 File CB8348.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
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