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Government Information: Statistics: Economic Statistics

The government's data gathering efforts apart from providing statistics for numerous applications helps defend arguments and authenticates research.


The Survey of Current Business

The Survey of Current Business is a serial government publication that provides articles related to the current state of business and includes national, industry, international and regional data with charts, tables etc.



Center for Economic Studies

CES conducts research in economics and other social sciences, and creates new public-use data from existing data. 
Public use microdata and Synthetic microdata available for researchers from the Census Bureau

Interactive Data

Click on the links to view the new Interactive Data Tables

 National Economic Data

Industry Economic Data

International Economic Data

Regional Economic Data

Economic Census

U.S. Government's official five-year measure of American business and the economy. Economic Census provides detailed statistics that are important for industries and communities. Trade associations, chambers of commerce, and businesses rely on this information for economic development, business decisions, and strategic planning.

Bureau of Economic Analysis

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis is one of the world's leading statistical agencies. Situated in the U.S. Department of Commerce it is primarily responsible preparing the national economic accounts of the United States.

BEA collects data from  various government and private sources, conducts research and analysis, and provides the public with free access to the statistics. BEA produces some of the most closely watched economic statistics that influence decisions of government officials, business people, and individuals. These statistics provide a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of the U.S. economy.

Economic Indicators Database

The Census Bureau recently launched the Economic Indicator Database  this new tool presently has four economic indicators, it includes three monthly reports (international trade, wholesale trade, and manufacturers’ shipments, inventories, and orders), and the quarterly services survey. By the end of next year all twelve indicators will be included.

News Releases from the BEA

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Economic Research Data

Economists at the Federal Reserve Board conduct innovative research on a broad range of topics in economics and finance.