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Information and Communication Technology Survey

The Information and Communication Technology Survey (ICTS) provides data on both noncapitalized and capitalized spending for information and communication technology equipment and computer software by U.S. nonfarm businesses with employees. Data have been collected annually beginning with data for 2003. United States Code, Title 13, authorizes this survey and makes responding mandatory; it also protects the confidentiality of respondents and the data they provide.



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To operate within funding levels provided for FY 2015, the Census Bureau decided to suspend the 2014 Information and Communication Technology Survey (ICTS). For the FY 2016 budget, however, we propose reinstituting the ICTS for the 2015 data collection period.


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Find results from the 2013 Information and Communication Technology Survey (ICTS), including data at the national level on both noncapitalized and capitalized spending for information and communication technology equipment and computer software by U.S. nonfarm businesses with employees. Data are published for North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 3-digit and selected 4-digit industries.
  • In 2013, U.S. nonfarm businesses with employees spent a total of $330.9 billion on noncapitalized and capitalized information and communication technology (ICT) equipment, including computer software. Click here to access the full report. (Released March 11, 2015)


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Information and Communication Technology | (301) 763-3324 |  Last Revised: March 23, 2015