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updated Feb 16, 2012

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Series that provides national economic data for Manufacturing, Mining, Trade, and Selected Service Corporations. The QFR data are widely used by government agencies, domestic and foreign businesses, financial analysts, researchers, trade associations, and banking institutions. Uses include assessing industrial debt structure, liquidity, and profitability; estimating corporate tax liability; designing economic policies and drafting legislation; making investment evaluations; and studying economic trends.

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assets, inventory, nation, corporate profits, NAICS, report, income, economic indicator, operating ratios, manufacturing, retail trade, retained earnings, earnings, manufactures, services, balance sheet, QFR, financial, corporation, financial statement, Quarterly, information, professional and technical, stockholder's equity, u.s., wholesale trade, 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
1987
Date Updated
01/31/2012
Time Period
Calendar Quarter
Frequency
Quarterly
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
4929
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Quarterly Financial Reports, http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Agency Program Page
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Agency Data Series Page
http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/briefroom/BriefRm
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Income, retained earnings, balance sheets, and related financial and operating ratios of corporations
Granularity
Nation
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Description
Collection Mode
paper, internet reporting
Data Collection Instrument
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/collection.html
Data Dictionary
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/definitions.html
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
US Census Bureau
Statistical Information
Statistical Methodology
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Sampling
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Estimation
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Weighting
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Disclosure Avoidance
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Questionnaire Design
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Series Breaks
N/A
Non-response Adjustment
N/A
Seasonal Adjustment
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Characteristics
N/A
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Data.gov Program Management Office Data.gov Program Management Office

created Jul 05, 2011

updated Feb 16, 2012

Description

Series that provides national economic data for Manufacturing, Mining, Trade, and Selected Service Corporations. The QFR data are widely used by government agencies, domestic and foreign businesses, financial analysts, researchers, trade associations, and banking institutions. Uses include assessing industrial debt structure, liquidity, and profitability; estimating corporate tax liability; designing economic policies and drafting legislation; making investment evaluations; and studying economic trends.

Activity
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Current value: 0.0 out of 5
Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
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Visits
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358
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Public
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assets, inventory, nation, corporate profits, NAICS, report, income, economic indicator, operating ratios, manufacturing, retail trade, retained earnings, earnings, manufactures, services, balance sheet, QFR, financial, corporation, financial statement, Quarterly, information, professional and technical, stockholder's equity, u.s., wholesale trade, 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
1987
Date Updated
01/31/2012
Time Period
Calendar Quarter
Frequency
Quarterly
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
4929
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Quarterly Financial Reports, http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Agency Program Page
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Agency Data Series Page
http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/briefroom/BriefRm
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Income, retained earnings, balance sheets, and related financial and operating ratios of corporations
Granularity
Nation
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Description
Collection Mode
paper, internet reporting
Data Collection Instrument
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/collection.html
Data Dictionary
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/definitions.html
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
US Census Bureau
Statistical Information
Statistical Methodology
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Sampling
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Estimation
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Weighting
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Disclosure Avoidance
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Questionnaire Design
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Series Breaks
N/A
Non-response Adjustment
N/A
Seasonal Adjustment
http://www.census.gov/econ/qfr/
Characteristics
N/A