"...promotes a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner." Use the site to find economic indicators such as Gross Domestic Product, Gross State Product, Balance of Payments, etc.
"Over 100 industry pages are available. These pages display a ‘snapshot’ of national data obtained from different BLS surveys and programs. The data shown are based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) supersector, sector, and industry level."
CBP is an annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. This series includes the number of establishments, employment during the week of March 12, first quarter payroll, and annual payroll.
"The Current Industrial Report (CIR) program has been providing monthly, quarterly, and annual measures of industrial activity for many years. The primary objective of the CIR program is to produce timely, accurate data on production and shipments of selected products. The data are used to satisfy economic policy needs and for market analysis, forecasting, and decision-making in the private sector. "
"Data.census.gov is the new platform to access demographic and economic data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The vision for data.census.gov is to improve the customer experience by making data available from one centralized place so that data users spend less time searching for data and content, and more time using it."
"Freelunch.com is a free service provided by Moody's Economy.com, a leading independent provider of economic, financial, country, and industry research that helps businesses, governments, and professional investors worldwide meet their diverse planning and information needs."
"The industry resources section is a directory of resources for a wide variety of industries and addresses subjects such as industry overview, issues, trends, and outlook, financial benchmarking, and compensation surveys." It covers 250 industries and they can be accessed by SIC codes and categories.
Millie is a website from Northern Light designed to help users locate "at-a-glance market and competitive intelligence on a variety of industries" from around the web. Note: The Millie site is free, but access to all materials may not be.
NationMaster is a statistics database which offers a large directory of variables for comparison purposes.
A wide range of economic and demographic indicators are available, across 300 industry verticals (agriculture, consumer goods, ICT, pharma…)
With NationMaster you can track thousands of statistics as and when they are released. The database is composed of data from trustworthy sources such as national statistic agencies, governments, international organizations... (UNDP, UNESCO Institute for Statistics, UNCTAD, WTO, World Bank, World Health Organization, OECD and many others)
"The SBDCNET web site and its many resources are available to the public. The web site contains links of interest to the budding entrepreneur, the established small business owner, and the business researcher including: business plans, industry information, associations, spanish language business documents, and publications."
VEDP was designed "to promote economic expansion within the Commonwealth of Virginia. A private sector fifteen-member Board of Directors, appointed by the Governor, oversees all functions of the Partnership." The site provides information on starting a business in Virginia. It includes information on selecting a site, international trade, and an interactive statistical database. In addition the site has a Library area where users can access a number of useful publications, industry information, forms, and maps. The site also provides links to other useful internet pages.
This site includes:
Comprehensive job matching between job seekers and employers; finding information on that perfect job; wage data, skill requirements, as well as industry and occupational trends and information on potential training opportunities