Which agency produces what statistics?

Most of the nation’s primary economic indicators are produced by one of three federal statistical agencies – the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Census Bureau (both agencies within the Commerce Department) or the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an agency of the Department of Labor.

BEA
BLS
Census
2007 Economic Census
A detailed profile on the United States’ national and local economies produced every five years.
     
2010 Decennial Census
Required by the Constitution, the Census Bureau counts all U.S. residents every ten years.
     
American Community Survey
This ongoing replacement to the long-form on the decennial census provides insight into the composition and lifestyle of an area’s population.
     
Consumer Price Index
Monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.
     
Balance of Payments
Quarterly and annual statistics of transactions with foreigners, including trade in goods and services, receipts and payments of income, transfers, and transactions in financial assets.
     
Corporate Profits
Incomes earned by private enterprises after deducting operating expenses and interest payments.
     
Employment Projections
Projects the Nation’s labor market 10 years into the future.
     
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
The output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States.
     
GDP by Industry
The distribution of growth in real GDP and inflation by industry.
     
GDP by State and Metropolitan Area
Local area equivalents to GDP for the Nation are available for all states and metropolitan areas.
     
Input-Output Tables
Detailed information on the flows of the goods and services that make up the production processes of industries.
     
International Investment Position
Annual statistics of the value of accumulated stocks of U.S.-owned assets abroad and foreign-owned assets in the United States.
     
Median Income
Divides an area’s income distribution into two equal groups, half above the amount, and half below the amount.
     
Operations of Multinational Companies
Inward and outward direct investment statistics, including data on direct investment positions and transactions and on the financial and operating characteristics of the MNC’s involved.
     
Personal Income and Outlays
Personal income is income received by persons from all sources. Outlays are the sum of personal consumption expenditures, personal interest payments, and personal current transfer payments.
     
Personal Consumption Expenditures
The goods and services produced by persons.
     
Regional Input-Output Modeling System
Estimates the impact from changes in final demand on one or more regional industries in terms of output, employment, and labor earnings.
     
State and Local Personal Income
Local area equivalents to personal income for the Nation are available for states, counties, and metropolitan areas.
     
Population      
Producer Price Index (PPI)      
Unemployment Rates
Provide information about joblessness, including the National, State, and Local Unemployment Rates.
     
US International Trade in Goods and Services
Produced by both the Census Bureau (Goods) and the Bureau of Economic Analysis (Services).
     
US, State and Local Employment
Both the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of Economic Analysis…