Government Information: Business, Economics and Labor: Economic Census and Trade

Economic Census

Economic Census (Census Bureau)

  • Profiles of the U. S. economy every 5 years, from the national to the local level. Industry and geographic area reports plus nationwide reports such as the Survey of Business Owners (which includes data on owners by gender, race, ethnicity, age and more).

Census of Agriculture (National Agricultural Statistics Service) Data about agribusiness and related topics.


Trade and Economy: Data and Analysis (Office of Trade and Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce). Includes TradeStats Express (national or state-level trade data).

USA Trade Online provides United States import/export statistics by commodity, country, port customs district.(NOTE: Available in the Library only at Reserves, Periodicals and Microform workstations 8 and 9. Select the database from Internet Explorer Favorites menu. No off-campus access.)

Exports and International Trade. Oviatt Library subject guide to trade statistics, trade policy, and export sites which includes both government and nongovernment sources.