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About Business, Industry, and Trade Statistics
The statistics on this page range from industrial surveys, to industry analysis, commodity futures trading, foreign trade, consumer goods, and business ownership.
Federal Statistics on Business, Industry & Trade
Provides data on the total number of establishments, mid-March employment, first quarter and annual payroll, and number of establishments by nine employment-size classes by detailed industry.
Demographic and employment statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Provides program descriptions and historical data on a wide variety of social and economic topics, including Social Security, employment, earnings, welfare, child support, health insurance, the elderly, families with children, poverty and taxation.
Industries at a Glance
Displays a snapshot of national data obtained from different Bureau of Labor Statistics surveys and programs. Many programs also produce additional industry detail, including state and regional data.
Industry Economic Accounts
Includes a variety of economic statistics on industries, specifically the input-output accounts, the gross-domestic-product-by-industry accounts, and travel and tourism satellite accounts.
Office of Economic Research
Statistics aimed at aiding small businesses.
Office of Industry Analysis
Provides information and analysis pertaining to issues affecting U.S. industry competitiveness to facilitate the establishment of sound policies that contribute to U.S. economic welfare.
Survey of Current Business
Online version of the periodical published by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Survey of Current Business Owners
Results from survey of 2.3 million businesses asking for information about characteristics of the businesses and their owners.
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Regulations for commodity futures and option markets in the United States.
U.S. Foreign Trade in Goods by Country
Data on goods and trade (Imports, Exports and Balance) by Country.
US Consumer Goods Industries
Includes reports on consumer goods both exported from and imported to the US.
US Small Business Administration
Statistics and data compiled by the SBA to help small business owners to keep a finger on the pulse of the health of the nation’s economy and businesses across the country.
US Trade Statistics
Access to the latest annual and quarterly trade data.
USITC Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb
Direct access to trade data. Requires FREE login.
Zip Code Business Patterns
Presents data on the total number of establishments, employment and payroll for more than 40,000 5-digit ZIP Code areas nationwide. In addition, the number of establishments for nine employment-size categories is provided by detailed industry for each ZIP Code.
Many thanks to Dana Jackson-Hardwick of the University of Central Oklahoma for compiling all of these statistical resources.