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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.

Using Economic Statistics

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.

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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 for 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

Census Bureau's economic indicators are accessible in this user-friendly Internet tool. It provides an easy way to create statistical tables in ASCII text or time series charts in spreadsheet format. Users can select an indicator and choose statistics by item, time period and other dimensions using drop-down menus.

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.