Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CB-072-003-1-1-United States-USBLS-1988

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Covered employment and wages, MSA levels: annual averages/totals through 4-digit SIC codes by ownership, 1988-1999 (private sector only).  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics  [principal investigator(s)] / Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 1/9/2002

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: The data are in dBbase, DBF format. Microsoft Access 2000 can read them in. This CD was received from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In this MSA file only the ownership of private sector (OWN=5) is broken down by industries. The government sectors (OWN=1, 2, 3 or 4) are not. 8/09 Access 2007 can read it.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 12/11/2001

Documentation: Some background information about the Covered Employment and Wages program was printed from the Bureau of Labor Statistics web site. View variable list.

Abstract: These data come from the Covered Employment and Wages (ES-202) program of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The ES-202 program produces employment and wage data for all employees covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE). These data are collected by each State under its UI laws and are provided to BLS by State employment security agencies. ES-202 employment counts are the basis for the annual benchmarking of the Current Employment Statistics (payroll) survey. UI-covered workers represent approximately 98 percent of wage and salary employees nationwide. The data on this CD are in DBF format and only contain MSA levels annual data on average employment and total wages for private sector. The 1987 SIC system is used to code the industries. For current data, please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) web site.

Media/File Reports:

7028 (CD-ROM)
7396 (CD-Rom)
7397 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)