2021 U.S. Software Publishing Industry-Industry & Market Report

The 2021 U.S. Software Publishing Industry-Industry & Market report, published annually by Barnes Reports, contains timely and accurate industry statistics, forecasts and demographics.

The report features 2021 current and 2022 forecast estimates on the size of the industry (sales, establishments, employment) nationally and for all 50 U.S. States and over 900 metro areas. Other data include financial ratios, number of firms, payroll, industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, prepackaged software, operating systems, word processing applications and business software suites.

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in computer software publishing or publishing and reproduction. Establishments in this industry carry out operations necessary for producing and distributing computer software, such as designing, providing documentation, assisting in installation, and providing support services to software purchasers. These establishments may design, develop, and publish, or publish only.

Barnes Reports' Industry & Market reports are an essential part of any GAP analysis, benchmarking project, SWOT analysis, business plan, risk analysis, or growth-share matrix. This report will account for Covid-19 as a key market factor in 2020-2022 industry changes.


Users' Guide
Industry Definition and Related Industries
Industry Establishments, Sales and Employment Trends
Other data include financial ratios, Establishments, Firms, payroll
Sub-Industries - 2021 Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions)
Sub-Industries - 2021 Estimated Number of Establishments
Sub-Industries - 2021 Estimated Number of Employees
5-Year Trend - Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions)
5-Year Trend - Estimated Number of Establishments
5-Year Trend - Estimated Number of Employees
2021 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Number of Establishments
2021 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions)
2021 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Number of Employees
2022 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Number of Establishments
2022 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions)
2022 U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Estimated Number of Employees
2021 U.S. States - Estimated Number of Establishments
2021 U.S. States - Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions)
2021 U.S. States - Estimated Number of Employees
2022 U.S. States - Estimated Number of Establishments
2022 U.S. States - Estimated Industry Sales ($Millions)
2022 U.S. States - Estimated Number of Employees
Definitions and Terms

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