MEPS Industry Codes Condensing Rules
|1||0170 – 0290||Natural Resources|
|2||0370 – 0490||Mining|
|4||1070 – 3990||Manufacturing|
|5||4070 – 5790||Wholesale and Retail Trade|
|6||0570 – 0690, 6070 – 6390||Transportation and Utilities|
|7||6470 – 6780||Information|
|8||6870 – 7190||Financial Activities|
|9||7270 – 7790||Professional and Business Services|
|10||7860 – 8470||Education, Health, and Social Services|
|11||8560 – 8690||Leisure and Hospitality|
|12||8770 – 9290||Other Services|
|13||9370 – 9590||Public Administration|
MEPS uses the 4-digit Census occupation and industry coding systems developed for the Current Population Survey and the American Community Survey.
For industry coding, MEPS uses the 2007 4-digit Census industry codes. Descriptions of the 4-digit Census industry codes can be found at the following link: https://www.bls.gov/tus/census07icodes.pdf.
For occupation coding, MEPS uses the 2010 4-digit Census occupation codes. Descriptions of the 4-digit Census occupation codes can be found at the following link: https://www.bls.gov/cps/cenocc2010.pdf.
See https://www.census.gov/topics/employment/industry-occupation/guidance/code-lists.html for more information on the Census coding systems used by MEPS.