The Economic Census is the official 5-year measure of American business.
You could be one of the 4 million business owners who will receive Economic Census forms in December. Read more ›
"The Census Bureau is the most important agency when it comes to counting, differentiating, and understanding the relative importance of small businesses in the U.S. economy."
- Giuseppe Gramigna, Chief Economist, U.S. Small Business Administration
Information for Small Business Owners
- View the 2012 Economic Census forms
- View a video of how response to the Economic Census makes a difference for small businesses
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Small Business Data Highlights
||Economic Census collects data that benefits your business
||Economic Census forms coming to some businesses in November, most in mid December
||Watch for your form
||Complete your form. Your industry / community is counting on you
|Feb 12, 2013
||Forms due. In a pinch? 30-day extensions are available
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Planning and Coordination Division | 1-877-790-1876 | Last Revised: November 14, 2012