The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) classification and database constitute the federal government's most comprehensive collection of information about occupations and account for a significant portion of NCSC activity. Visit the following links for more information:
O*NET Database, Emerging Tasks updated: The National O*NET Center has released Version 19.0 of their O*NET Database as a development release. This version will go into production in O*NET Online and other online applications in the fall. The NCSC has several versions of the O*NET 19.0 and O*NET Supplemental Filess files available for downloading.
Military Crosswalk Revised: The Defense Manpower Data Center has released a quarterly update to the file that links military occupations to those from the SOC and O*NET classifications. Files are available for downloading from the NCSC's FTP server. A Workforce Information Database version is also available.
The NCSC has further defined the characteristics of comma-delimited text files it distributes.
BEA Income Revised: The Bureau of Economic Analysis has released revisions to their estimates of personal income. Revisions for the nation and states covered 1929-2999. County, metro and micro statistical areas and metropolitan divisions covered 1969-2000.