Information revenue rose a sequential 0.7 percent in the first quarter for a year-on-year rate of plus 3.8 percent. This compares with the fourth quarter's revised sequential gain of 0.7 percent and year-on-year rate of plus 3.3 percent.
The Census Bureau quarterly services survey focuses on information and technology-related service industries. These include information; professional, scientific and technical services; administrative & support services; and waste management and remediation services. These sectors correspond to three NAICS sectors (51, 54, and 56). The Quarterly Services Survey produces estimates of total operating revenue and the percentage of revenue by class of customer.
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