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Surveys and Programs Contributing to Employment

American Community Survey (ACS)
The American Community Survey is the premier source for information about America's changing population, housing and workforce.

American Housing Survey (AHS)
The AHS is sponsored by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Annual Survey of Public Employment & Payroll (ASPEP)
Provides state and local government data on full-time and part-time employment, part-time hours worked, full-time equivalent employment, and payroll statistics.

Census of Governments
Identifies the scope and nature of the nation's state and local government sector including public finance and public employment and classifications.

Center for Economic Studies (CES)
CES partners with stakeholders to improve measures of the economy and people of the United States through research and development of innovative data products.

Current Population Survey (CPS)
The CPS is a monthly survey sponsored by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD)
The LEHD program combines federal, state and Census Bureau data on employers and employees under the Local Employment Dynamics Partnership.

Puerto Rico Community Survey (PRCS)
Provides data every year -- giving communities the information they need to manage change. Part of the American Community Survey, customized for Puerto Rico.

Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons (SBO)
Provides estimates on selected economic and demographic characteristics for businesses & business owners by sex, ethnicity, race, and veteran status.

Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)
Provides comprehensive information on the dynamics of income, employment, household composition, and government program participation.

Page Last Revised - December 16, 2021
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