BLS Restricted Data Access
Instructions on what to include in each research proposal and how to apply for the data.
To qualify as a researcher eligible to access BLS restricted data, you must be affiliated with a U.S. educational institution or employed at a non-profit entity.
Information on the required fee if working with restricted data at a Federal Statistical Research Data Center.
The number of research projects BLS can support depend on space, facilities, staff time, and other resources available.