2007 Economic Census
Develop Public Policy
- The Bureau of Economic Analysis uses data from the economic census to calculate key elements of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) both nationally and for individual states.
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics uses industry output measures from the economic census to calculate and publish productivity statistics.
- Federal and state agencies look to economic census data to gauge the effectiveness of programs such as minority contracting guidelines, trade policies and job retraining.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau | 2007 Economic Census | Last Revised: May 16, 2012