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2012 NAICS: 54 - Professional, scientific, and technical services




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Guide to All Census Bureau Data Sources for This Industry


Source & Description   Frequency Latest Data Geography Industry
Quarterly Financial Report (QFR)Quarterly1Q 2014U.S.Selected 3 digits
Quarterly Services Survey (QSS)Quarterly1Q 2014U.S.Selected Services 2- thru 4-digits
Quarterly Workforce Indicators (QWI)Quarterly4Q 2013States, counties, metro areasSelected 2- thru 4-digits
American Community Survey (ACS)Annual2012U.S, states, counties, places, metros, tractsSelected 2- thru 6-digits
Annual Capital Expenditures Survey (ACES)Annual2012U.S.Selected 2- thru 6-digits
Business Research and Development and Innovation Survey (BRDIS)AnnualU.S.Selected 2- thru 4-digits
County Business Patterns (CBP)Annual2012U.S., states, counties, metros, ZIP Codes, and island areasSelected 2- thru 6-digits
E-Stats (E-Commerce Statistics) (E-STAT)Annual2012U.S.Selected 2- thru 5-digits
Information and Communication Technology Survey (ICT)Annual2011U.S.2-digits
Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)Annual2011U.S.Selected 2-digits
Nonemployer Statistics (NES)Annual2012U.S., states, metro areas, countiesSelected 2- thru 6-digits
Service Annual Survey (SAS)Annual2012U.S.Selected Services 3- thru 6-digits
Statistics of U.S. Businesses (SUSB)Annual2011U.S., states, metro areas, countiesSelected 2- thru 6-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 Geography Area Series: County Business Patterns 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Geography Area Series: County Business Patterns by Legal Form of Organization 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Geography Area Series: County Business Patterns by Employment Size Class 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Geography Area Series: County Business Patterns for Puerto Rico and the Island Areas 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Geography Area Series: County Business Patterns by Employment Size Class for Puerto Rico and the Island Areas 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
ZIP Code Business Statistics ZIP Code Business Statistics: Zip Code Business Patterns by Employment Size Class 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
Economic Census Advance Report Advance Summary Statistics for the US 2007
Advance Comparative Statistics for the US 2007
Comparative Statistics, 2007 and 2002 Comparative Statistics for the U.S. and States (2002 NAICS Basis) 2007
Core Statistics All sectors: Core Business Statistics Series: Advance Summary Statistics for the U.S. (2012 NAICS Basis): 2012 2012
Geographic Area Series All sectors: Geographic Area Series: Economy-Wide Key Statistics: 2012 2012 2007
Summary Statistics for ... States, Metro Areas, Counties, Places 2007
Comparative Statistics for the United States (2002 NAICS Basis): 2007
Subject Series: Establishment and Firm Size Receipt Size of Establishments for the U.S. 2007
Employment Size of Establishments for the U.S. 2007
Single Units and Multiunit Firms for the U.S. 2007
Receipts Size of Firms for the U.S. 2007
Employment Size of Firms for the U.S. 2007
Concentration of Largest Firms for the U.S. 2007
Legal Form of Organization for the U.S. 2007
Subject Series: Miscellaneous Subjects Exported Services for the US and States 2007
Enterprise Support Establishments by Industry for the US 2007
Subject Series: Product Lines Product Lines by Kind of Business for the U.S. and States 2007
ZIP Code Business Statistics Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the New England States 2007
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the New England States 2002
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the Middle Atlantic States 2002
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the East North Central States 2002
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the West North Central States 2002
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the South Atlantic States 2002
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the East South Central States 2002
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the West South Central States 2002
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the Mountain States 2002
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the Pacific States 2002
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the Middle Atlantic States 2007
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the East North Central States 2007
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the West North Central States 2007
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the South Atlantic States 2007
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the East South Central States 2007
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the West South Central States 2007
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the Mountain States 2007
Statistics by Receipts/Revenue Size of Establishment for the Pacific States 2007
Economic Census of Island Areas Geographic Area Series Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: Comparative Statistics by Kind of Business for American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands: 2012 and 2007 2012 2007
Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: General Statistics by Kind of Business for American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands: 2012 2012 2007
Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: General Statistics by Kind of Business and Legal Form of Organization for American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands: 2012 2012 2007
Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: General Statistics by Kind of Business and Sales/Receipts/Revenue/Shipments Size of Establishments for American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands: 2012 2012 2007
Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: General Statistics by Kind of Business and Employment Size of Establishments for American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands: 2012 2012 2007
Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: General Statistics by Kind of Business and Gender Status of Ownership for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and U.S. Virgin Islands: 2012 2012 2007
Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: General Statistics by Kind of Business and Citizenship Status of Ownership for American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam: 2012 2012 2007
Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: General Statistics by Kind of Business and Ethnicity Status of Ownership for U.S. Virgin Islands: 2012 2012 2007
Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: Sales by Kind of Business and Class of Customer for American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands: 2012 2012
E-Commerce Statistics 2007
Island Areas: Geographic Area Series: Capital Expenditures and Depreciation Charges for American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands: 2012 2012
Share of Sales/Receipts/Revenue by Kind of Business Accounted for by the 4, 8, 20, and 50 Largest Establishments 2007
General Statistics for Selected Kinds of Business by Mall or Shopping Center Location 2007
Selected Expenses and Rental Payments by Kind of Business 2007
Nonemployer Statistics Geographic Area Series 0 Geographic Area Series: Nonemployer Statistics by Legal Form of Organization: 2012 2012
Geographic Area Series: Nonemployer Statistics for the US, States, Metropolitan Areas, and Counties: 2012 2012
Geographic Area Series: Nonemployer Statistics by Receipt Size Class: 2012 2012
Nonemployer Statistics Nonemployers by Legal Form of Organization for the US and States 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Nonemployer Statistics for the US, States, Counties, Metro Areas 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
Survey of Business Owners Survey of Business Owners Firms by Gender, Ethnicity, Race for US, States, Counties, Pl, MA 2007
Firms by Ethnicity, Receipts Size of Firm for the U.S. and States 2007
Firms by Ethnicity, Employment Size of Firm for U.S. and States 2007

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Definition


The Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services sector comprises establishments that specialize in performing professional, scientific, and technical activities for others. These activities require a high degree of expertise and training. The establishments in this sector specialize according to expertise and provide these services to clients in a variety of industries and, in some cases, to households. Activities performed include: legal advice and representation; accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services; architectural, engineering, and specialized design services; computer services; consulting services; research services; advertising services; photographic services; translation and interpretation services; veterinary services; and other professional, scientific, and technical services.

This sector excludes establishments primarily engaged in providing a range of day-to-day office administrative services, such as financial planning, billing and recordkeeping, personnel, and physical distribution and logistics. These establishments are classified in Sector 56, Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services.

Comparability


This 2012 NAICS code is comparable to the 2007 NAICS code. This 2007 NAICS code is comprised of part of 2002 NAICS code 54 (Professional, scientific, and technical services) and is not comparable to any 1997 NAICS code.