Annual economic surveys cover selected sectors of the U.S. economy and feature industry and geographic statistics that supplement those published in the economic census. Data are available at the national level, and in some cases, for states, metro areas and counties. These surveys provide interim information that is critical for understanding changes in the nation's economic structure and performance.
Annual Business Survey (ABS) Program
Provides annual data on select economic and demographic characteristics of employer businesses, including annual R&D estimates.
Annual Retail Trade Survey (ARTS)
The Annual Retail Trade Survey (ARTS) produces industry-level estimates of sales, expenses, and other items for the retail sector in the U.S. each year.
Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE)
Provides estimates of number of firms, sales/receipts, annual payroll, and employment by sex, ethnicity, race, and veteran status.
Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM)
Provides estimates on manufacturing activity, products, and location for the public and private sectors.
Annual Wholesale Trade Survey (AWTS)
AWTS is conducted every year to provide detailed industry measures of sales, inventories, operational expenses and purchases for wholesale trade activities.
Commodity Flow Survey (CFS)
CFS is a joint project of Census and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics producing data on the movement of goods in the United States.
The Economic Census provides detailed information on employer businesses, including detailed data by industry, geography, and more.
Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders (M3UFO) Survey
Welcome to the main page for the Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders Survey (M3UFO).
Quarterly Survey of Plant Capacity Utilization (QPC)
Provides quarterly estimates on the rates of capacity utilization for the U.S. manufacturing and publishing sectors.
Service Annual Survey (SAS)
Provides estimates of revenue and other measures for most traditional service industries.
Statistics of U.S. Businesses (SUSB)
Provides detailed annual data for U.S. business establishments by geography, industry, and enterprise size.