Guide to the
1997 Economic Census
PDF's, CD-ROM's, American
FactFinder, and Drill-Down Tables
PDF's (portable document format files)
- All of the data in a form easy to manipulate.
- Win95, 98 and NT users get powerful yet easy-to-use software that can answer
simple questions or provide a complete economic profile for an area.
- Users can select, reformat, and rank the numbers, and then export the data
to a spreadsheet or other application for further manipulation.
- The most comprehensive medium for 1997 Economic Census data (See comparison)
- Data organized in 3 "volumes", two of which include multiple discs
- Data from previous censuses are available on CD-ROM as well, although they
use different access software.
- More information about 1997 CD-ROMs
Print on demand
- Accessible through www.census.gov/econ97
- The quickest access to facts
- The simplest navigation to other data and to definitions of terms.
- Accesses the most frequently used data (See comparison)
- Each electronic format can generate printed output at your own workstation.
- Printed output from PDFs looks just like tables in printed reports.
- Census Customer Services can print and bind any PDF report on demand,
priced at $25 or more per report, depending on the number of pages.
For a list, go to the Economic Census
section of the Catalog: Publications.
1997 Economic Census on CD-ROM
1997 Economic Census in American FactFinder®