Database Update: November 2018

Database Counts – U.S.

Our employees make nearly 2 million phone calls per months to verify our data to provide you with the most up-to-date information. Below is the activity for the month of October, showing how information has changed in just one month!

U.S. Business Database Activity: October 2018 12-Month Total 12-Month Average
New Businesses Added 55,368 636,128 53,011
Out of Business-Deletes 30,054 357,653 29,804
Company Name Changes 89,635 1,726,744 143,895
Address Changes 67,251 749,557 62,463
City Changes 18,196 187,946 15,662
ZIP Code Changes 14,225 183,498 15,292
Mailing Addresses 197,251 1,087,617 90,635
Phone Number Changes 29,612 496,162 41,347
Contact Name Changes 41,176 1,276,495 106,375
Employment Size 22,197 263,746 21,979
Primary SIC Code 44,683 837,558 69,797
Secondary SIC Codes 89,165 1,995,168 166,264
Linkage Changes/New Linkage 27,004 503,819 41,985
Website Changes 415,839 1,470,627 122,552
Fax Number Changes 14,916 199,940 16,662
TOTAL TRANSACTIONS 2,276,862 19,543,088 1,628,591

Other Updates

Data Enhancements

  • Church enhancement including 304 religious leaders added to existing church records. Of total records, 582 were modified.
  • Medical enhancements including an additional 1,872 specialties were added to physicians with no prior records. Other additions include 961 medical schools attended, 1,008 graduation years, and 1,433 board certifications.