Articles and market and industry reports listed on other pages of this guide often include market shares and indicate industry leaders.
Market data are gathered and distributed by organizations such as governments, trade associations, trade journals, brokerage firms, market research consultants and firms, and commercial publishers.
The sources in this section include compilations of demographic, geographic, economic, and socio-cultural data.
Some of these sources provide summaries while others provide massive compilations.
Some provide data on small geographic areas such as cities, while others provide data at the national level for the U.S. and other countries.