Coastal Economic Trends for Coastal Geographies

Metadata Updated: February 3, 2017

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 May 23, 2016
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 3, 2017
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2013 (publication)
Frequency Of Update continual

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Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date May 23, 2016
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date February 3, 2017
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2013 (publication)
Responsible Party NOAA Office for Coastal Management (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: None, Access Constraints: None
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Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence Any conclusions drawn from the analysis of this information are not the responsibility of the NOAA Office for Coastal Management or its partners.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2005-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2013-01-01

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