Thousands of data points from more than 90 sources make up the most transparent and relied-upon portrait of the economy.
IMPLAN data contains 536 sectors representing all private industries in the United States (anything from grain farming to surgical appliance manufacturing) as defined by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. Employment, employee compensation, industry expenditures, commodity demands, relationships between industries, and more are collected to form IMPLAN’s ever-growing database.
See where IMPLAN data comes from
IMPLAN data is compiled from a sprawling assortment of disclosed government sources to form Social Accounting Matrices (SAMs) which provide a complete portrait of the economy for every zip-code, county, and state in the U.S.
Examine regional economic data including population, households, the Shannon-Weaver Diversity Index, and total value added (GDP).
Review industry-specific and institutional demand economic data including industry output, employment, and value added data (like employee compensation, proprietor income, other property income, and taxes on production and imports).
Investigate county-to-county trade flows for every commodity found in the IMPLAN sectoring scheme.
With IMPLAN there are no secrets. See the background data used to build your input-output models and calculate your impacts. You can even view the detailed multipliers.
Constructing our expansive database of regional economic data requires compiling information from a variety of economic sources. All sources are openly stated and credited.
Because some sources do not release new data annually, IMPLAN’s data team estimates the missing pieces and converts them into one consistent format.
See what goes into producing IMPLAN data
IMPLAN data is updated annually, so you can be sure that your models are based on the most recent data available.
As the economy evolves, so does IMPLAN’s data. Along with every new data release, IMPLAN uses contemporary methodologies and a standardized sectoring scheme to update prior data sets.
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Your expertise makes IMPLAN smarter. Bring your own local knowledge into IMPLAN and customize the data for a representative and tailored analysis.
IMPLAN offers the flexibility to adjust the ratio of input purchases to output; to alter the amounts of each input required by an industry; to set values for industry sales, employment, and payroll; and more. IMPLAN lets you be as involved in the analytical process as you choose.
Review the background data to augment with your own additional known data.
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