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 Titles Number of US Businesses
8732Commercial Nonphysical Research13,292
873200Commercial nonphysical research1,822
87320000Commercial nonphysical research1,822
873201Market analysis, business, and economic research9,787
87320100Market analysis, business, and economic research2,284
87320101Business analysis326
87320102Business economic service457
87320103Business research service687
87320104Economic research420
87320105Market analysis or research3,344
87320106Merger, acquisition, and reorganization research283
87320107Opinion research110
87320108Research services, except laboratory1,459
87320109Survey service: marketing, location, etc.417
873202Commercial sociological and educational research1,683
87320200Commercial sociological and educational research443
87320201Educational research1,035
87320202Sociological research205