Nonprofits by the Numbers: Frequently Asked Questions

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1. What data sources are used for Nonprofits by the Numbers?

Nonprofit income and type statistics generated from IRS data, compiled annually during the year indicated.

Population statistics are from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Employment & payroll statistics provided by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.

Employment data is collected quarterly and reflect the average monthly employment during the year indicated. Payroll data reflects the total wages paid to employees during the year indicated.

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click “Print background colors and images.”