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Industry Statistics

These resources provide brief statistical snapshots of a particular industry including employment, earnings, number of establishments, etc. See resources in the Industry Overview section if looking for a narrative analysis of an industry.

  • Current Industrial Reports
    "The CIR program has been providing monthly, quarterly, and annual measures of industrial activity for many years. The primary objective of the CIR program is to produce timely, accurate data on production and shipments of selected products. The data are used to satisfy economic policy needs and for market analysis, forecasting, and decision-making in the private sector."
  • Economic Census
    Survey of business activity conducted every five years by Census Bureau. Good source for data at a local level.
  • Industries at a Glance
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides employment data by industry at this web site. Coverage includes: workforce statistics, employment projections, price indexes, and worker productivity.
  • U.S. Industry & Market Outlook
    Available in print at 2 North Reference HC 101 U542
    Provides brief statistical data, trends, and employment data.
  • U.S. Census Bureau
    A valuable source for industry statistics. See left menu Data by Sector or browse data by survey title.

Further Print Business Statistical Resources

The following provide general industry, economic, and demographic statistics. All are available in print in the 2 North Reference collection.

  • Business Statistics of the United States - Ref HC 106.5 S9
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States - Ref HA 202
  • Standard and Poor's Statistical Service - Ref HG 4921 S752
  • Ward's Automotive Yearbook - Ref HD 9710 U5 W26

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