2022 Economic Census: Illuminating the Economic Landscape

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Every five years, the Economic Census provides vital data about U.S. businesses and the economy. Organizations like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have championed its importance in strategic business decisions and economic policy formulation.

Why How Key Stakeholders
This census offers in-depth views of economic sectors, guiding businesses in decision-making and governments in policy design. In 2017, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce utilized Economic Census data to influence policy changes benefiting small businesses.

Community-Based Organizations

Local Governments



Next Steps for Key Stakeholders

CBOs Local Governments Businesses
1. Collaborate with local businesses to decode the Economic Census. 1. Organize public discussions about the economic state and projections. 1. Attend seminars and webinars focused on Economic Census implications.
2. Host workshops to enlighten entrepreneurs. 2. Align economic development strategies with census insights. 2. Integrate census insights into business forecasts.
3. Advocate for its importance in local community meetings. 3. Support businesses in understanding and applying census findings. 3. Engage with industry experts to maximize benefits from the census data.

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