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2012 NAICS: 424 - Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods




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Guide to All Census Bureau Data Sources for This Industry


Source & Description   Frequency Latest Data Geography Industry
Monthly Wholesale Trade (MWTS)MonthlyMay 2014U.S.Selected 2 thru 5 digits
Quarterly Financial Report (QFR)Quarterly1Q 2014U.S.Selected 3 digits
Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI)Quarterly4Q 2013States, counties, metro areasSelected 2- thru 4-digits
Annual Capital Expenditures Survey (ACES)Annual2012U.S.Selected 2- thru 6-digits
Annual Wholesale Trade Survey (AWTS)Annual2012U.S.Selected Wholesale Trade 2- thru 5-digits
County Business Patterns (CBP)Annual2012U.S., states, counties, metros, ZIP Codes, and island areasSelected 2- thru 6-digits
Nonemployer Statistics (NES)Annual2012U.S., states, metro areas, countiesSelected 2- thru 6-digits
Statistics of U.S. Businesses (SUSB)Annual2011U.S., states, metro areas, countiesSelected 2- thru 6-digits
Business Expenses (BES)Every 5 years2007U.S.Selected 2- thru 5-digits
Commodity Flow Survey (CFS)Every 5 years2012U.S., states. metro areasSelected 2- thru 4-digits
Economic Census (ECN)Every 5 years2012U.S., states, counties, places, metros, ZIP Codes2- thru 6-digits
Economic Census of Island Areas (IA)Every 5 years2012American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands2-thru 5 digits
Survey of Business Owners (SBO)Every 5 years2007U.S., states, counties, cities, metro areasSelected 2- thru 6-digits

Links to Economic Data for Programs Published on AFF


Program Series Table Title Data Years Available
County Business PatternsGeographic Area Series County Business Patterns 2011 2010 2009 2008
County Business Patterns by Employment Size Class 2011 2010 2009 2008
County Business Patterns by Employment Size Class for PR and the Island Areas 2011 2010 2009 2008
County Business Patterns by Legal Form of Organization 2011 2010 2009 2008
County Business Patterns for PR and the Island Areas 2011 2010 2009 2008
ZIP Code Business Statistics ZIP Code Business Patterns by Employment Size Class 2011 2010 2009 2008
Commodity Flow SurveyCFS Advance Report Shipment Characteristics by Industry 2007
Exports Series Shipment Characteristics by NAICS 2007
Geographic Area Series Shipment Characteristics by Destination Geography by NAICS by Mode 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by Destination Geography by NAICS by Mode 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Commodity 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Distance Shipped 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Mode 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Mode by Commodity for the U.S. 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Mode by Distance Shipped for the U.S. 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Mode by Shipment Weight for the U.S. 2007
Shipment Characteristics by Origination Geography by NAICS by Shipment Weight 2007
Hazardous Materials Series HazMat Shipment Characteristics by NAICS by Mode for the U.S. 2007
HazMat Shipment Characteristics by NAICS for the U.S. 2007
Economic CensusAdvance Report Advance Comparative Statistics for the US2012 2007
Advance Summary Statistics for the US2012 2007
Comparative Statistics, 2007 and 2002 Comparative Statistics for the U.S. and States (2002 NAICS Basis) 2007
Geographic Area Series Comparative Statistics for the United States (2002 NAICS Basis): 2007
Economy-Wide Key Statistics for Employers and Nonemployers2012 2007 2002
Summary Statistics for ... States, Metro Areas, Counties, Places 2007 2002
Subject Series: Establishment and Firm Size Concentration of Largest Firms for the U.S. 2007 2002
Employment Size of Establishments for the U.S. 2007 2002
Employment Size of Firms for the U.S. 2007 2002
Legal Form of Organization for the U.S. 2007 2002
Sales Size of Establishments for the U.S. 2007 2002
Sales Size of Firms for the U.S. 2007 2002
Single Units and Multiunit Firms for the U.S. 2007 2002
Subject Series: Miscellaneous Subjects Detailed Type of Operation for the U.S. 2007 2002
Employment by Primary Function for the U.S. 2007 2002
End-of-Year Inventories for the U.S. 2007 2002
Gross Margin and its Components for Merchant Wholesalers for the U.S. 2007 2002
Gross Profit and its Components for Merchant Wholesalers for the U.S. 2007 2002
Sales by Class of Customer for the U.S. 2007 2002
Subject Series: Product Lines Product Lines by Kind of Business for the U.S. and States 2007 2002
Economic Census of Island AreasGeographic Area Series Comparative Statistics by Kind of Business 2007
General Statistics by Kind of Business2012 2007
General Statistics by Kind of Business and Employment Size 2007
General Statistics by Kind of Business and Legal Form of Organization 2007
General Statistics by Kind of Business and Sales/Receipts/Revenue/Shipments Size 2007
Sales by Kind of Business and Class of Customer 2007
Selected Expenses and Rental Payments by Kind of Business 2007
Wholesale Trade Kind of Business and Inventory Storage Space 2007
Wholesale Trade Kind of Business by Primary Employment Function 2007
Nonemployer StatisticsNonemployer Statistics Nonemployer Statistics for the US, States, Counties, Metro Areas 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Nonemployers by Legal Form of Organization for the US and States 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007

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Definition


Industries in the Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods subsector sell nondurable goods to other businesses. Nondurable goods are items generally with a normal life expectancy of less than three years. Nondurable goods merchant wholesale trade establishments are engaged in wholesaling products, such as paper and paper products, chemicals and chemical products, drugs, textiles and textile products, apparel, footwear, groceries, farm products, petroleum and petroleum products, alcoholic beverages, books, magazines, newspapers, flowers and nursery stock, and tobacco products.

The detailed industries within the subsector are organized in the classification structure based on the products sold.

Business-to-business electronic markets, agents, and brokers primarily engaged in wholesaling nondurable goods, generally on a commission or fee basis, are classified in Subsector 425, Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers.

Comparability


This 2012 NAICS code is comparable to the 2007, 2002 and 1997 NAICS codes.