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 Research13,769
873200Commercial nonphysical research1,505
87320000Commercial nonphysical research1,505
873201Market analysis, business, and economic research10,812
87320100Market analysis, business, and economic research1,930
87320101Business analysis1,218
87320102Business economic service382
87320103Business research service583
87320104Economic research367
87320105Market analysis or research4,243
87320106Merger, acquisition, and reorganization research341
87320107Opinion research85
87320108Research services, except laboratory1,322
87320109Survey service: marketing, location, etc.341
873202Commercial sociological and educational research1,452
87320200Commercial sociological and educational research372
87320201Educational research922
87320202Sociological research158