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Provides national estimates of investment in new and used buildings and other structures, machinery, and equipment by U.S. nonfarm businesses with and without employees. Data are published by industry for companies with employees for NAICS 3-digit and selected 4-digit industries. Data on the amount of business expenditures for new plant and equipment and measures of the stock of existing facilities are critical to evaluate productivity growth, the ability of U.S. business to compete with foreign business, changes in industrial capacity, and measures of overall economic performance. In addition, ACES data provide industry analysts with capital expenditure data for market analysis, economic forecasting, identifying business opportunities and developing new and strategic plans. The ACES is an integral part of the Federal Government's effort to improve and supplement ongoing statistical programs. Private companies and organizations,, educators and students, and economic researchers use the survey results for analyzing and conducting impact evaluations on past and current economic performance, short-term economic forecasts, productivity, long-term economic growth, tax policy, capacity utilization, business fixed capital stocks and capital formation, domestic and international competitiveness trade policy, market research, and financial analysis.

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US Census Bureau
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Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Commerce
Sub-Agency
US Census Bureau
Date Released
1994
Date Updated
12/1/2011
Time Period
Calendar Year
Frequency
Annual
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
4914
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Annual Capital Expenditures Survey, http://www.census.gov/econ/aces/
Agency Program Page
http://www.census.gov/econ/aces/
Agency Data Series Page
http://www.census.gov/econ/survey.html
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Capital expenditures for companies
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Description
Collection Mode
paper, internet reporting, fax
Data Collection Instrument
http://www.census.gov/econ/aces/how_surveys_are_collected.html
Data Dictionary
http://www.census.gov/econ/aces/definitions.html
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US Census Bureau
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Data.gov Program Management Office Data.gov Program Management Office

created Jun 29, 2011

updated Feb 16, 2012

Description

Provides national estimates of investment in new and used buildings and other structures, machinery, and equipment by U.S. nonfarm businesses with and without employees. Data are published by industry for companies with employees for NAICS 3-digit and selected 4-digit industries. Data on the amount of business expenditures for new plant and equipment and measures of the stock of existing facilities are critical to evaluate productivity growth, the ability of U.S. business to compete with foreign business, changes in industrial capacity, and measures of overall economic performance. In addition, ACES data provide industry analysts with capital expenditure data for market analysis, economic forecasting, identifying business opportunities and developing new and strategic plans. The ACES is an integral part of the Federal Government's effort to improve and supplement ongoing statistical programs. Private companies and organizations,, educators and students, and economic researchers use the survey results for analyzing and conducting impact evaluations on past and current economic performance, short-term economic forecasts, productivity, long-term economic growth, tax policy, capacity utilization, business fixed capital stocks and capital formation, domestic and international competitiveness trade policy, market research, and financial analysis.

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professional, educational, insurance, accommodation, nation, NAICS, expenses, finance, construction, technical, investment, arts, wholesale, health, equipment, retail, manufacturing, structures, rental, fishing, assistance, recreation, business, care, agricultural, capital, scientific, expenditures, forestry, spending, annual, U.S., statistics, services, utilities, ACES, leasing, information, new, social, industry, warehousing, entertainment, management, capital leases, enterprises, waste, transportation, sector, used, administrative, support, capitalized computer software, real estate, food, companies, mining
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
US Census Bureau
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Commerce
Sub-Agency
US Census Bureau
Date Released
1994
Date Updated
12/1/2011
Time Period
Calendar Year
Frequency
Annual
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
4914
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Annual Capital Expenditures Survey, http://www.census.gov/econ/aces/
Agency Program Page
http://www.census.gov/econ/aces/
Agency Data Series Page
http://www.census.gov/econ/survey.html
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Capital expenditures for companies
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Description
Collection Mode
paper, internet reporting, fax
Data Collection Instrument
http://www.census.gov/econ/aces/how_surveys_are_collected.html
Data Dictionary
http://www.census.gov/econ/aces/definitions.html
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
US Census Bureau