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Annual Business Survey

Metadata Updated: November 3, 2023

The Annual Business Survey (ABS) is conducted by the Census Bureau in partnership with the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. The ABS collects data on research and development (for businesses with one to nine employees), innovation, technology, intellectual property, and business owner characteristics, with additional rotating content that changes from year to year.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.


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Metadata Created Date March 21, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 3, 2023
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from NSF JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date March 21, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 3, 2023
Publisher National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
Identifier NCSES-ABS
Data First Published 2023-10-30
Language English
Data Last Modified 2023-10-30
Category Research and Development
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y
Bureau Code 422:00:00
Metadata Context
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Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Id dd483763-d1b3-4694-85ac-dd9398643efc
Harvest Source Title NSF JSON
Homepage URL
Old Spatial United States
Program Code 422:006
Source Datajson Identifier True
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