Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CB-028-026-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1991

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: County business patterns, 1991 [United States]: U.S. summary, state and county data.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 6382

Date Accessioned: 2/28/1995

Number of Files Received: 13

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Date Ordered: 1/4/1995

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy and machine readable codebook.

Abstract: The total number of business establishments, mid-March employment figures, and first quarter and annual payrolls are supplied in this data collection at the county, state, and national levels. Also provided are data on the number of establishments by employment-size class. Data are provided for most divisions of the economy, including agricultural services, mining, construction, manufacturing, transportation, public utilities, wholesale trade, retail trade, finance, insurance, real estate, and services. However, data are not included for agriculture production, railroad, government, or household employment. Included with this aggregate data collection is a file containing 1987 revised Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) designations used with data from 1988 and later years.

SOURCE: Standard Statistical Establishment List, the Annual Company Organization Survey, the Annual Report of Organizations, the Annual Survey of Manufactures, Current Business Surveys, and United States Internal Revenue Service administrative records

UNIVERSE: All business establishments with one or more paid employees in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and counties, excluding agriculture production, railroad, government, or household employment. Government hospitals were included beginning with 1989 data.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 11 data files.

RESTRICTIONS: In accordance with U.S. Code, Title 13, Section 9, no data are published that would disclose the operations of an individual employer. However, the number of establishments in a kind of business classification and the distribution of these establishments by employment-size class are not considered to be disclosures, and so this information may be released.

DATA TYPE: aggregate data






United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. COUNTY BUSINESS PATTERNS, 1991. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office.

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