Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons Is Key to Explaining America’s Economy

By John H. Thompson Did you know that there are 27.1 million non-farm businesses in America? The U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons  provides the only comprehensive source of statistics about business ownership in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Back to School – Introducing the Statistics in Schools Program

By John H. Thompson A lot of our work at the Census Bureau looks toward the future – next year’s American Community Survey, or the decennial Census in 2020, for example. One exciting forward-looking initiative is our Statistics in Schools … Continue reading

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