Coastal Economic Trends for Coastal Geographies

Metadata Updated: November 27, 2019

These market data provide a comprehensive set of measures of changes in economic activity throughout the coastal regions of the United States. In regard to the sources of data, establishments, employment, and wages are taken from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW). The data series also is known as the ES-202 data. These data are based on the quarterly reports of nearly all employers in the United States. These reports are filed with each state's employment or labor department, and each state then transmits the data to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), where the national databases are maintained. The data for the Coastal Economies have been taken from the national databases at BLS (except in the case of Massachusetts). Gross State Product (GSP) data are taken from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), which develops the estimates of GSP from a number of sources. In regard to "employment", data are reported by employers, not employees, and does not contain any information about age. There is no difference between "employed" and "employment". The source is known as the payroll survey, a survey filed by employers every 3 months showing the number of people employed at each establishment in each of the preceding 3 months. Detailed information on the geographies the data are available for can be found here:

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Metadata Date November 27, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 17, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2014 (publication)
Frequency Of Update annually

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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 27, 2017
Metadata Created Date November 17, 2018
Metadata Updated Date November 27, 2019
Reference Date(s) 2014 (publication)
Responsible Party Office for Coastal Management (Point of Contact, Custodian)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Access Constraints: None | Use Constraints: None | Distribution Liability: Any conclusions drawn from the analysis of this information are not the responsibility of the NOAA Office for Coastal Management or its partners.
Bbox East Long -66.969271
Bbox North Lat 71.406235
Bbox South Lat 18.921786
Bbox West Long -178.217598
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update annually
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Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2005
Temporal Extent End 2014

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