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DUNS Number Infographic


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What's in a DUNS number? One number, many impacts, from government contracts to federal grants.

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DUNS Number Infographic

  1. 1. © Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. 2013. All rights reserved. D-U-N-S® DATA UNIVERSAL NUMBERING SYSTEM N U M B E R 1962 DUNS Number is born 1997 Adopted by US Government 2011 Recommended or required by more than 200 government, trade & industry organizations worldwide 2013 Linked to more than 225 million businesses worldwide Geographic Distribution of Contracts Africa $0.1b Asia $4.4b Australia $0.2b Europe $7.4b North America $377b South America $0.2b TOP 3 INDUSTRIES RECEIVING GRANTS Concentration of Government Contractors TOP 3 INDUSTRIES RECEIVING CONTRACTS Aircraft Manufacturing Engineering Services Facilities Support Services Administration of Public Health Administration of Social and Manpower Programs Regulation/ Administration of Transportation 54,713 1,607
  2. 2. 1NUMBER MANY IMPACTS +72%CONTRACTORS (154,163) in 2012 vs. 2002 301,585 FEDERAL LOANS in 2012 $515mIN FEDERAL GRANTS (462,671 grants) -22% in number of grants since 2002 +17% in amount of funds 14,849 DEBARRED ENTITIES IMPACTING 154,709 related family members 30,818 CONTRACTS WORTH $6bare awarded to financially stressed companies >31m CONTRACTS in the last 10 YEARS valuing at $4t +5.7mSMALL BUSINESS CONTRACTS over the past 10 YEARS valuing at $316b 91,573CONTRACTS to foreign recipients totaling $14bin 2012 5,468GRANTS to foreign recipients totaling $2bin 2012 11,225DIRECT PAYMENTS to foreign recipients totaling $532min 2012 22,200GLOBAL SEARCHES a month for the DUNS Number 440,000 WEB PAGES reference the DUNS Number +80 have the DUNS Number embedded PAYMENT SYSTEMS