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This page provides guidance documents issued by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Please note that the contents of these guidance documents do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. These documents are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or Department of Commerce policies.

General Survey Guidance

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2020 Census

web   Ways To Respond  
Guidance number: CB002
web   Questions Asked  
Guidance number: CB002.1
web   Who To Count  
Guidance number: CB002.2
web   Language Support  
Guidance number: CB002.3
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American Community Survey (ACS)

web   Top Questions About ACS  
Guidance number: CB005
web   Guidance for ACS Data Users  
Guidance number: CB005.2
web   Get Help Responding to the ACS  
Guidance number: CB005.3
web   How to Respond to ACS FAQs  
Guidance number: CB005.4

Annual Business Survey (ABS)

web   ABS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB013
web   Guidance for ABS Data Users  
Guidance number: CB013.1
web   Information for ABS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB013.2

Annual Capital Expenditures Survey (ACES)

web   ACES Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB003
web   Information for ACES Respondents  
Guidance number: CB003.1

Annual Retail Trade Survey (ARTS)

web   ARTS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB004
web   Information for ARTS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB004.1

Annual Services Survey (SAS) and Quarterly Services Survey (QSS)

web   SAS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB006.3
web   Information for SAS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB006
web   QSS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB006.1
web   Information for QSS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB006.2

Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM)

web   ASM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB015.1
web   Information for ASM Respondents  
Guidance number: CB015

Annual Survey of Public Employment & Payroll (ASPEP)

web   ASPEP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB016
web   Information for ASPEP Respondents  
Guidance number: CB016.1

Annual Survey of Public Pensions (ASPP)

web   ASPP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB017
web   Information for ASPP Respondents  
Guidance number: CB017.1

Annual Wholesale Trade Survey (AWTS)

web   AWTS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB018
web   Information for AWTS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB018.1
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Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS)

web   BAS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB019
web   Information for BAS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB019.1

Building Permits Survey (BPS)

web   BPS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB020

Business Enterprise Research and Development (BERD) Survey

web   BERD Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB021
web   Information for BERD Respondents  
Guidance number: CB021.1

Business Expenses Supplement (BES)

web   BES Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB022
web   Information for BES Respondents  
Guidance number: CB022.1

Business Formation Statistics (BFS)

web   BFS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB023
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Census of Governments

County Business Patterns (CBP)

web   CBP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB026.1
pdf   County Business Patterns: Data User Guide   [2.8 MB]
Guidance number: CB026

Current Population Survey (CPS)

web   CPS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB027
web   Information for CPS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB027.1
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Economic Census

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Management and Organizational Practices Survey (MOPS)

web   MOPS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB030
web   Information for MOPS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB030.1

Manufactured Housing Survey (MHS)

web   MHS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB031
web   Information for MHS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB031.1

Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey (MECS)

web   MECS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB032
web   Information for MECS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB032.1

Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas

Monthly Retail Trade Surveys (MARTS & MRTS)

Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey (MWTS)

web   MWTS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB034
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Population Projections

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Quarterly Survey of Plant Capacity Utilization (QPC)

web   QPC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB037
web   Information for QPC Respondents  
Guidance number: CB037.1
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Rental Housing Finance Survey (RHFS)

web   RHFS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB038
web   Information for RHFS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB038.1

Residential Finance Survey (RFS)

web   RFS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB039
web   Information for RFS Respondents  
Guidance number: CB039.1
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Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) Program

web   SAHIE Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB040

Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) Program

web   SAIPE Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB041
web   Guidance for SAIPE Data Users  
Guidance number: CB041.1

Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons (SBO)

web   SBO Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB042
web   Information for SBO Respondents  
Guidance number: CB042.1
web   Guidance for SBO Data Users  
Guidance number: CB042.2

Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)

web   SIPP Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  
Guidance number: CB043
web   Information for SIPP Respondents  
Guidance number: CB043.1
web   Guidance for SIPP Data Users  
Guidance number: CB043.2
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