DEC. 2, 2021 – The US Census Bureau today released new data from Phase 7 of the Small Business Pulse Survey (SBPS), which measures the effect of changing business conditions during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as other major events such as hurricanes on small businesses in our country. SBPS complements existing Census Bureau data by providing in-depth, near real-time information on the challenges facing small businesses.
Phase 7 includes the question on cash on hand from previous phases and a new question on changes in business practices following the pandemic, such as new or expanded use of digital technologies, changes in marketing practices. management or business strategies, new or improved products or services. , and changes in production methods or logistics. Additional changes include the removal of an open question and an export question. Phase 7 will also include information consistent with previous phases regarding operations, receiving assistance, COVID-19 workplace vaccinations and testing requirements, supply chain disruptions, general well-being measures and recovery expectations.
Weekly data is available at the national, sectoral, state, and Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) level for the largest MSAs and Puerto Rico across the SBPS interactive tool and downloadable files. Sector and sub-sector data are also available. Data collection began on November 15. The results will be published on November 24 and every subsequent Thursday from December 2, 2021 to January 19, 2022.
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