The Economic Census 2021 Industry Classification report is used to ensure accurate classification of businesses and organizations and evaluate new search functionality for the Economic Census. Obtaining a complete and accurate NAICS code through this report allows the Census Bureau to determine whether more information is required later in the Economic Census, and, if so, the most appropriate survey. This report also ensures the establishment is tabulated in the correct detailed industry.
To report online:
To help you prepare for online reporting, click on the appropriate survey questions and instructions below.
(All files are in Adobe PDF format and are for informational purposes only)
Title 13, United States Code, Sections 131, 193, 224, and 225 require businesses and other organizations included in the survey to answer the questions and submit a response.
Title 13, United States Code, Section 9, requires the Census Bureau to keep your information CONFIDENTIAL and can use your responses only to produce statistics.
The Census Bureau is not permitted to publicly release your responses in a way that could identify your business, organization, or institution. Per the Federal Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2015, your data are protected from cybersecurity risks through screening of the systems that transmit your data.
Below are a few common items you can use to verify the legitimacy of this survey: