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Secondary Research Resources for IBC: Demographic Information/Statistics

Suggested resources for IBC research teams

Data-Planet

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Census Bureau

The ultimate place to find comprehensive and detailed demographic information on the United States. Now includes Census 2010 data. Pay attention to the browsable index "Subjects A to Z" and the categories on the home page. American FactFinder offers detailed demographic information on state, county, and city levels.

Proquest Statistical Insight

To get industry statistics, click on Index Terms under the search bar; select "industry and commerce"; click on Paste to search and then search.

SimplyAnalytics

SimplyAnalytics provides data for all geographies include census block-groups, census tracts, ZIP codes, cities, counties, states, and the entire United States.  (this is for power users only, not for beginning researchers)

  • Demographic Variables: Population, Age, Race, Income, Ancestry, Marital Status, Housing, Employment, Transportation, Families, and more.
  • Historical census data: including 1980, 1990 & 2000, plus current year census estimates and 5 year projections.
  • Business Variables: Detailed Consumer Expenditure, Business & Employee Counts by Industry (by NAICS Code), Consumer Price Index, Quality of Life & Consumer Profiles, and Market Segments.

Create an account or login as a guest. Please note that only five users may use this resource at any given time.


Please make an appointment with BIS team
 for information about how this database works. 

Passport

To locate statistics, look under Search (in the upper left corner of the Home/Welcome page). You can generate tables of statistics on Consumer, Industrial, and Service Markets by clicking on the appropriate link. The next step requires you to select among several countries. You can also use the toolbar at the top of the page to explore by Industries, Countries, and Consumers. If you need a table about Food Shopping Habits in Croatia, this is the resource for you.

For example, to search for industry statistics, go to 'Search Statistics' section; select 'industries'; choose a industry you are interested in; click go .

For database help, click here.