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Industry Information: Select Websites

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County Business Patterns
This annual series includes a separate report for each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and a U.S. summary. The divisions of the economy covered are agricultural services, forestry, and fisheries; mining; contract construction; manufacturing; transportation and other public utilities; wholesale trade; retail trade; finance, insurance, and real estate; and services.  Print volumes and CD-ROMs located in the library. Do a title search in the BGSU Libraries Catalog for details.

Industry Series Reports, Economic Census
Comprehensive industry reports that include a lot of statistical data.  Some statistical sections included are: by subsector, by employment size, and by type of operation.  Also include sections on methodology used to gather the data, an explanation of terms and geographic notes.

U.S. Census Bureau: Economic Census Information
Statistical profiles of American businesses from the national to the local level.  Comparative statistics, industry and series statistics and data, survey of business owners, business expenditures, and much more.  2007 data should be coming soon. (Industries)


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