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Time Series: Business Dynamics Statistics

Metadata Updated: October 24, 2023

The Business Dynamics Statistics (BDS) is a public use data set providing annual aggregate measures of establishment openings and closings, firm startups and shutdowns, and job creation and destruction. These measures are available for the entire economy, and by industrial sector, 3-digit and 4-digit NAICS, state, MSA, and county. They are also available by firm and establishment size and age. For more information about the dataset see:

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date July 15, 2022
Metadata Updated Date October 24, 2023

Metadata Source

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date July 15, 2022
Metadata Updated Date October 24, 2023
Publisher U.S. Census Bureau
Data Last Modified 2021-01-13 00:00:00.0
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 006:07
C Dataset timeseries, bds
C Documentationlink
C Exampleslink
C Geographylink
C Groupslink
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C Istimeseries True
C Sorts Url
C Tagslink
C Variableslink
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Harvest Source Title Commerce Non Spatial Data.json Harvest Source
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Program Code 006:007
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department Of Commerce > U.S. Census Bureau
Related Documents
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Temporal 1978/2021

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