Economics and Statistics Administration
The Economics and Statistics Administration
) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce
that produces, analyzes and disseminates national economic and demographic data.
Its three primary missions are the following:
- Maintain the highest possible quality Federal statistical system and make improvements where warranted and feasible.
- Communicate a vision of the key forces at work in the economy and of the opportunities they create for improving the well-being of all Americans.
- Support the information and analytical needs of the Department and the Executive Branch.
The ESA oversees two agencies: