This section provides information about census coverage and reporting for establishments in the Finance and Insurance sector. It includes answers to frequently asked questions about this sector and its census forms.
Finance and insurance establishments with paid employees will receive a census mail package that may
include several types of materials. The materials are similar in content, but customized to make reporting
easier for different groups of finance and insurance establishments.
Each establishment will receive either an Information Sheet and census form, or a classification form.
Companies with multiple operating establishments will receive the appropriate Information Sheet for every
group of similar forms, and not necessarily one Information Sheet for every form.
Information Sheets provide general information about the census and instructions for reporting selected items on the census form. Single establishment businesses will receive Information Sheet FI-S_I_12. Most multi-establishment businesses will receive Information Sheet FI-M_I_12. Multi-establishment businesses that are consolidated census reporters will receive either Information Sheet FI-BS-Q_I_12 or Information Sheet FI-IN-Q_I_12.
Census Forms describe each data item for finance and insurance establishments and provide instructions and formats for reporting them. Census forms for financial and insurance services establishments are numbered FI-52xxx, and sixteen forms are available for use by different kinds of finance and insurance establishments.