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2012 NAICS: 5417 - Scientific research and development 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)Quarterly3Q 2014U.S.Selected 3 digits
Quarterly Services Survey (QSS)Quarterly3Q 2014U.S.Selected Services 2- thru 4-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
Business Research and Development and Innovation Survey (BRDIS)AnnualU.S.Selected 2- thru 4-digits
County Business Patterns (BP)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
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

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Program Series Table Title Data Years Available
County Business PatternsGeographic Area Series Geography Area Series: County Business Patterns 2012
Geography Area Series: County Business Patterns by Legal Form of Organization 2012
Geography Area Series: County Business Patterns by Employment Size Class 2012
Geography Area Series: County Business Patterns for Puerto Rico and the Island Areas 2012
Economic Census Comparative Statistics, 2007 and 2002 Comparative Statistics for the U.S. and States (2002 NAICS Basis) 2007
Geographic Area Series All sectors: Geographic Area Series: Economy-Wide Key Statistics: 2012 2012 2007 2002
Summary Statistics for ... States, Metro Areas, Counties, Places 2007 2002
Comparative Statistics for the United States (2002 NAICS Basis): 2007
Industry series Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Industry Series: Preliminary Summary Statistics for the U.S.: 2012 2012
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Industry Series: Preliminary Product Lines by Kind of Business for the U.S.: 2012 2012
Subject Series: Establishment and Firm Size Receipt Size of Establishments for the U.S. 2007 2002
Employment Size of Establishments for the U.S. 2007 2002
Single Units and Multiunit Firms for the U.S. 2007 2002
Receipts Size of Firms for the U.S. 2007 2002
Employment Size of Firms for the U.S. 2007 2002
Concentration of Largest Firms for the U.S. 2007 2002
Legal Form of Organization for the U.S. 2007 2002
Subject Series: Miscellaneous Subjects Exported Services for the US and States 2007 2002
Receipts/Revenue by Class of Customer for the US and States 2007 2002
Personnel and Payroll by Occupation for the US 2007 2002
Summary Statistics for Research and Development Acquisition for t 2007 2002
Subject Series: Product Lines Product Lines by Kind of Business for the U.S. and States 2007 2002
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: General Statistics by Kind of Business for American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, P 2012 2007
General Statistics by Kind of Business and Legal Form of Organization 2007
Nonemployer Statistics Nonemployer Statistics Geographic Area Series: Nonemployer Statistics by Legal Form of Organization: 2012 2012 2007
Geographic Area Series: Nonemployer Statistics for the US, States, Metropolitan Areas, and Counties: 2012 2012 2007
Geographic Area Series: Nonemployer Statistics by Receipt Size Class: 2012 2012

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Definition


This industry group comprises establishments engaged in conducting original investigation undertaken on a systematic basis to gain new knowledge (research) and/or the application of research findings or other scientific knowledge for the creation of new or significantly improved products or processes (experimental development). The industries within this industry group are defined on the basis of the domain of research; that is, on the scientific expertise of the establishment.

Comparability


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