BDS Legacy Data - 2009 Release Tables: Firm Characteristics
Important Note: These are not the most recent BDS data tables. Links to the most recent data tables can be found on the BDS Data page.
|Economy Wide||EW xls||EW csv||EW sas|
|Sector||SIC xls||SIC csv||SIC sas|
|Firm Size||SZ xls||SZ csv||SZ sas|
|Initial Firm Size||ISZ xls||ISZ csv||ISZ sas|
|Firm Age||AGE xls||AGE csv||AGE sas|
|State||ST xls||ST csv||ST sas|
|Firm Age by Firm Size||AGExSZ xls||AGExSZ csv||AGExSZ sas|
|Firm Age by Initial Firm Size||AGExISZ xls||AGExISZ csv||AGExISZ sas|
|Firm Age by Sector||AGExSIC xls||AGExSIC csv||AGExSIC sas|
|Firm Size by Sector||SZxSIC xls||SZxSIC csv||SZxSIC sas|
|Initial Firm Size by Sector||ISZxSIC xls||ISZxSIC csv||ISZxSIC sas|
|Firm Age by State||AGExST xls||AGExST csv||AGExST sas|
|Firm Size by State||SZxST xls||SZxST csv||SZxST sas|
|Initial Firm Size by State||ISZxST xls||ISZxST csv||ISZxST sas|
|Firm Age by Firm Size by Sector||AGExSZxSIC xls1||AGExSZxSIC csv||AGExSZxSIC sas|
|Firm Age by Firm Size by State||AGExSZxST xls2||AGExSZxST csv||AGExSZxST sas|
|Firm Age by Initial Firm Size by Sector||AGExISZxSIC xls1||AGExISZxSIC csv||AGExISZxSIC sas|
|Firm Age by Initial Firm Size by State||AGExISZxST xls2||AGExISZxST csv||AGExISZxST sas|
1 This link takes you to a directory on our FTP server, which contains one Excel file for each of the nine sectors.
2 This link takes you to a directory on our FTP server, which contains one Excel file for each of the 51 states (all U.S. states plus the District of Columbia).
The Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS) is a public use data set of annual aggregate statistics describing establishment openings and closings, firm startups, job creation and destruction by firm size, age, industrial sector, and state.
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