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Statistics for Specific Industries

A great deal of data about specific industries is collected by federal government agencies. This information can be valuable when developing your business plan, refining your business strategy and managing your business over time.

For information on the standards used to classify industries and businesses, visit the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS Codes) website.

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Agriculture

Covers the economics of food, farming, natural resources and rural America.

Provides long-run baseline projections for the agricultural sector through 2005 that incorporate provisions of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 (1996 Farm Act).

Provides timely, accurate and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture from the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Banking

Offers information collected by the Federal Reserve Board.

Provides information from the National Credit Union Association.

Enables you to search for information on specific banks, their branches and the industry.

Provides a comprehensive summary of financial results for all institutions insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). This report card on industry status and performance includes written analyses, graphs and statistical tables.

Details financial information as well as structural data (number of institutions and branches) for all FDIC-insured institutions in a quarterly publication.

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Energy

Includes forecasts and analyses, renewable and alternative fuels, as well as state and U.S. historical data overviews.

Presents an assessment by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the outlook for international energy markets through 2030.

Provides many statistics for mineral commodity and revenue.

Provides calculations for asset valuation for coal, gas and oil.

Environment

Provides current emissions trends data and documentation from the National Emissions Inventory (NEI) under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Offers a one-stop-shop for all environmental facts.

Gives complete guide created to protect public health and environment from pollutants present in biosolids (sewage sludge).

Lists maps and charts provided by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

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Health and Safety

Provides information resources to public health professionals and the public at large from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) .

Offers data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage.

Supplies inspections data and statistics in occupational safety and health administration from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Gives information collected annually on the rate/ number of injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries in the workplace, and compares statistics by incident, industry, geography, occupation and other characteristics.

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Housing

Shares statistics on the need for housing programs and initiatives, as well as helps determine the current economic indicators based on the housing market. This site uses current rental and home owner vacancy rates and descriptions of the available properties to obtain statistics.

Provides data sets that include collections from the American Housing Survey, HUD median family income limits, as well as other housing topics.

Offers data about building permits, housing start-up projects and housing completions.

Supplies data about annual housing sales.

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Transportation

Provides reports on accidents, passengers, cargo, safety, funding and many other topics in aviation.

Reports statistics compiled by the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) in coordination with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

Details annual federal highway statistics divided into categories such as driver, vehicle, fuel and more.

Provides information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Follows the transit industry and provides statistics to help in future investments and opportunities.

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