A 2-character code that indicates the data series.
- GG = Green Goods and Services Survey
A 1-character code that indicates the adjustment of time series data to eliminate the effect of intra-year variations which tend to occur during the same period on an annual basis. The GGS program uses a 4 quarter employment average which smoothes out seasonal swings in employment:
- S Seasonally Adjusted
- U Not Seasonally Adjusted
A 1-character code that indicates the time period of measurement.
- Q = Four quarter rolling average
A 5-digit code that identifies the area of measurement:
Data are currently available at the National and State level. The first 2-digits represent the State FIPS code.
A 6-digit code that identifies the NAICS sector of measurement:
These sectors include the 333 detailed industries considered potentially green according to the BLS definition of green jobs: Total; Total Private; Goods Producing; Agriculture; Construction; Manufacturing; Service Providing; Trade; Transportation; Utilities; Information; Finance Activities; Professional and Business Services; Education; Leisure and hospitality; Other Services; and Government.
A 1-character code that identifies the ownership of firms:
- 0=All ownerships
- 1=Federal Government
- 2=State Government
- 3=Local Government
Indicates the establishment size for which the data were reported. Currently, only data from
all establishment sizes combined are reported in this database.
A 2-digit code that identifies the unit of measurement:
01 Employment: Reported monthly employment data for the third month of the quarter represent the number of covered workers involved in producing a green good or providing a green service who worked during, or received pay for, the pay period which included the 12th day of the third month.
03 QCEW reported employment (still in discussion whether this will be included and if so, to what degree).
05 Non-fossil fuel rate: Non-fossil fuel energy production employment (hydro, nuclear, wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, ocean/tidal, landfill gas, other) as a percent of total non-fossil fuel energy production employment.
A 1-character code that identifies the Rate/Level:
- L Level-in thousands
- R Rate
Last Modified Date: March 12, 2012