SIC Industry Description

Industry: 8732—Commercial Economic, Sociological, and Educational Research
Establishments primarily engaged in performing commercial business, marketing, opinion, and other economic, sociological, and educational research on a contract or fee basis. Noncommercial economic, sociological, and educational research establishments funded from endowments, grants, or contributions are classified in Industry 8733.

Business economists, commercialMarket research commercial
Business research commercialOpinion research commercial
Economic research, commercialResearch economic, sociological and educational—commercial
Educational research, commercialSociological research commercial
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
8732Commercial Nonphysical Research14,419
873200Commercial nonphysical research1,570
87320000Commercial nonphysical research1,570
873201Market analysis, business, and economic research11,315
87320100Market analysis, business, and economic research2,140
87320101Business analysis1,413
87320102Business economic service392
87320103Business research service622
87320104Economic research375
87320105Market analysis or research4,257
87320106Merger, acquisition, and reorganization research325
87320107Opinion research88
87320108Research services, except laboratory1,337
87320109Survey service: marketing, location, etc.366
873202Commercial sociological and educational research1,534
87320200Commercial sociological and educational research402
87320201Educational research957
87320202Sociological research175