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Business Statistics

The following resources are helpful in researching statistics for starting and owning a business.

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Search our catalog

Access our catalog here with the following suggested subject keywords:

  • Business Forecasting
  • Commercial Statistics
  • Consumption -- Statistics
  • Economic Forecasting
  • Economics -- Statistics
  • (Insert the name of a particular industry) Industry -- Statistics
    for example: Food Industry -- Statistics; Gas Industry -- Statistics

When searching our catalog for New Jersey-related materials, use the New Jersey subject keyword index.

II. Helpful Print Resources:


Business Statistics on the web: Find them fast : at little or no cost. Berinstein, Paula. Medford, NJ: CyberAge Books, 2003.
Call # 025.046 Ber General Collection-Level 3.

Guide to Economic Indicators (3rd Ed.). Frumkin, Norman. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2000.
Call # R330.973 F944 Reference-Level 4.

Industry Research Using the Economic Census: How to find it, how to use it. Boettcher, Jennifer C.Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.
Call # R338.0973 Reference-Level 4.

Market Share Reporter. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, Inc., annual.
Call # R332 M345 Reference-Level 4.

Standard & Poor's Industry Suvey. New York, NY: Standard & Poor's Corp., quarterly.
Call # R332.67 S7856 Reference-Level 4.

Statistical Abstract of the United States. Washington, DC: U.S. Bureau of the Census, annual.
Call # C3.134 U.S. Documents Reference-Level 4.

III. Print Indexes:

Suggested Keywords: Business forecasting, business ratios, business statistics, economic forecasting, industry reports and industry statistics.

Business Periodical Index. Call # R016.65 B979 Located on level 4.

Statistical Reference Index (SRI). Call # R016.3173 S797. Located on level 4.

IV. Electronic Databases

Access our databases by subject listing and title listing.

Use to locate statistical information:

Use to locate reports and articles with statistical information:

V. Web sites

Business Ratios and Indices:

Economic Data:

Government Data Web Sites:

New Jersey State Government Data Web Sites:

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