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The Census Bureau is hosting an Economic Census webinar series, beginning in March, 2020.

These webinars are part of a series that provide updates on the latest data from the 2017 Economic Census, with a focus on groupings of states or industry sectors.

About the Economic Census Data

Every five years, the Census Bureau collects statistics about businesses to understand the economy, and to measure businesses and their economic impact.

This "business" census serves as the most extensive collection of data on the health of the economy.

Nearly 4 million businesses, all sizes, covering most industries and all geographic areas of the nation received surveys tailored to their primary business activity.

The 2017 Economic Census data is being released on a flow basis by state between September 2019 and December 2021.  To see what data has been released by which state, use the interactive visualization.

About the Webinar Series

If you need comprehensive business data for your state or local area, then this webinar series is for you!

These webinars will provide updates on the latest data from the 2017 Economic Census, with a focus on groupings of states or industry sectors.

  • The state-based webinars will provide details on geographic changes for the state since the 2012 Economic Census.
  • The sector-based webinars will provide details on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) changes that affect the sector.

Both webinars will include key findings of the data released so far.  Please see the release information for more description.

The schedule of webinars and event information can be found in the Census Academy.

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