The Annual Business Survey uses the collection year in the survey name rather than a single reference year. Therefore, the 2018 ABS covers reference year 2017.
Characteristics of Businesses
Multiple business characteristic topics are included in the tables listed above. To find a specific topic for each table, use the filter feature in data.census.gov. Filter on the ‘Question Description Code’ column using the codes in the table below. For more information on using the Census Bureau’s data platform, visit the data.census.gov resources page..