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Industry and Occupation Indexes

The Alphabetical Indexes of Industries and Occupations list over 21,000 industry and 31,000 occupation titles in alphabetical order. Developed primarily for use in classifying a respondents industry and occupation as reported in Census Bureau demographic surveys, these are comprehensive lists of specific industries and occupations developed over time and continuously updated through review of census and survey responses.

General Overview

The General Overview of the Alphabetical Indexes of Industries and Occupations [PDF - 101K] provides an explanation of how the indexes are designed and how they are used for coding industry and occupation responses.

Additional File Formats

Additional guidance materials can be reached on the FTP archive.


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