The Statistical Abstract of the United States has provided a statistical portrait of social, political, demographic, and economic conditions of America since 1878. Note: Recent years are located in the Reference Section; other years are available by request.
Every five years, the U.S. Census Bureau collects extensive statistics about businesses. This official count, better known as the Economic Census, serves as the foundation for the measurement of U.S. businesses and their economic impact. This “business” census serves as the most extensive collection of data related to business activity.
A unit of the United States Department of Labor. It is the principal fact-finding agency for the U.S. government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics and serves as a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System.
The Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting economic growth. It oversees several economic organizations, including the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Economic statistics, which provide a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of the U.S. economy.
Other Tools for Market Research
Beyond the data and statistics resources listed above, here are some other resources that may be useful for market research:
The Consumer Expenditure Surveys (CE) program provides data on expenditures, income, and demographic characteristics of consumers in the United States. The CE program provides these data in tables, LABSTAT database, news releases, reports, and public use microdata files. From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.