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Learn more about the first set of data from the 2012 Economic Census:
The Core Business Statistics Series provides statistics on the number of establishments; employment; payroll; and value of sales, receipts, revenue, or shipments for establishments of firms with paid employees for individual industries at the US level and/or by state in the following five sets of data tables to be released on American FactFinder (AFF):
The Advance Report (released on March 26, 2014) presents preliminary data at the two- and three-digit 2012 and 2007 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) levels for 2012. These data will be superseded by subsequent data files in this and other series.
The Franchise Statistics Report (scheduled for release in February 2016) presents data for selected industries, identified by six-digit 2012 NAICS codes, with establishments engaged in franchising.
The Enterprise Statistics Report (scheduled for release in February 2016) is a new report for 2012. This report presents information on enterprise activity using the new Enterprise Classification System (ECS) codes. Data are shown by industry category, business size and specialization, and other criteria.
The Comparative Statistics Report (scheduled for release in June 2016) presents data at the two- and three-digit, and selected four- through seven-digit 2012 NAICS levels for 2012 and 2007, at the US and State geography levels.
The Bridge Between 2012 NAICS and 2007 NAICS Report (scheduled for release in June 2016) presents 2012 data for industries whose NAICS classification has changed between 2007 and 2012. The Bridge Report is released in two tables. For the first table, data are shown for each of these six-digit 2012 NAICS industries and their eight-digit 2007 NAICS components. In the second table, data are shown for each corresponding six-digit 2007 NAICS industry and its eight-digit 2012 NAICS components.
The Economy-Wide Key Statistics file provides data on core statistics: number of establishments; employment; annual payroll; first-quarter payroll(new for 2012); and value of sales, receipts, revenue, or shipments for establishments of firms with paid employees. The EWKS file is a cumulative file that incorporates data released from March 2014 through December 2015. The final file includes two- thru six-digit NAICS code levels for all geographic areas covered by the Economic Census. This file consolidates data from a variety of individual data files, and will append data from the 2012 Nonemployer Survey when it is published in May 2014. To search for this file in American FactFinder, in Advanced Search type table name "EWKS" to access this file for economic census years 2002, 2007 and 2012.