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Georgia & Atlanta Business: Economic Census

Research Guide for Georgia and Atlanta business resources

Annual Survey of Manufactures

The Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM) is conducted in years NOT ending in 2 and 7. 

Online from the Census Bureau are "Statistics from Industry Groups and Industries" and Geographic Statistics.

Earlier years are available in the Library building (C3.24/9-2  ; 3rd floor East)

Economic Census

The Economic Census of 2017, 2012, 2007, and 2002 - tables - are available online from the Census Bureau.   The Annual Survey of Manufactures is conducted in years NOT ending in 2 and 7. See also the Economic Census website from the Census Bureau.



The Census Bureau chart on "How to Find the Latest Business Data" includes many series of data - manufacturers' shipments, etc.

Note: industry codes are NAICS ; prior censuses had data in SIC codes.  The concordances page from the Census Bureau provides spreadsheets of the codes (there have been several editions of both codes).  Also useful is the 1997 NAICS and 1987 SIC correspondence tables .

 

Current Industrial Reports

Issued monthly, quarterly, and annually.

Earlier years are available in the Library building.

Business Patterns

Issued annually.

Formerly titled "County Business Patterns".

Within Census database American Factfinder; see below for other access options

Earlier years are available in the Library building (C3.204/3 ; 3rd floor)