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The Commodity Flow Survey provides information on commodities shipped, their value, weight, and mode of transportation, as well as the origin and destination of shipments of commodities from manufacturing, mining, wholesale, and selected retail and services establishments. It is undertaken through a partnership between the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce, and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Research and Innovative Technology Administration.

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Wholesale, intrastate, cfc, miles, federal, auxiliary, Retail, commodity, environment, shipment, state, distance, export, energy, weight, interstate, hazard, tons, Manufacturing, ton-miles, UN number, facilities, flow, trade, services, warehouses, safety, local, metropolitan, packaging, industry, u.s., establishments, destination, transportation, Mining, hazardous, TIH number, industries, Services, ship
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Data Provided By
US Census Bureau
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(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of Commerce
Sub-Agency
US Census Bureau
Date Released
1993
Date Updated
11/10/2010
Time Period
Calendar year
Frequency
Quinquennial
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
5546
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
U.S. Census Bureau, Commodity Flow Survey, http://www.census.gov/econ/cfs/
Agency Program Page
http://www.census.gov/econ/cfs/
Agency Data Series Page
http://www.census.gov/econ/survey.html
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Value, tons, and ton-miles
Granularity
States, Select Metropolitan Areas
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Description
Collection Mode
direct collection via electronic and paper instruments
Data Collection Instrument
http://www.census.gov/econ/cfs/how_data_collected.html
Data Dictionary
http://www.census.gov/econ/cfs/definitions.html
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
US Census Bureau
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created Jan 12, 2012

updated Jan 12, 2012

Description

The Commodity Flow Survey provides information on commodities shipped, their value, weight, and mode of transportation, as well as the origin and destination of shipments of commodities from manufacturing, mining, wholesale, and selected retail and services establishments. It is undertaken through a partnership between the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce, and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Research and Innovative Technology Administration.

Activity
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Current value: 0.0 out of 5
Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
0
Visits
593
Downloads
269
Comments
0
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Meta
Category
Transportation
Permissions
Public
Tags
Wholesale, intrastate, cfc, miles, federal, auxiliary, Retail, commodity, environment, shipment, state, distance, export, energy, weight, interstate, hazard, tons, Manufacturing, ton-miles, UN number, facilities, flow, trade, services, warehouses, safety, local, metropolitan, packaging, industry, u.s., establishments, destination, transportation, Mining, hazardous, TIH number, industries, Services, ship
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
1993
Date Updated
11/10/2010
Time Period
Calendar year
Frequency
Quinquennial
High Value Dataset
Y
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Tool Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Statistical
Unique ID
5546
Extended Type
Data Extraction Tool
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
U.S. Census Bureau, Commodity Flow Survey, http://www.census.gov/econ/cfs/
Agency Program Page
http://www.census.gov/econ/cfs/
Agency Data Series Page
http://www.census.gov/econ/survey.html
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
Value, tons, and ton-miles
Granularity
States, Select Metropolitan Areas
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Description
Collection Mode
direct collection via electronic and paper instruments
Data Collection Instrument
http://www.census.gov/econ/cfs/how_data_collected.html
Data Dictionary
http://www.census.gov/econ/cfs/definitions.html
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
US Census Bureau