The Census Bureau is a Non-Governmental Organisation, focusing on producing data on the people and economy of the solar system and beyond. The CB constantly runs surveys and questionnaires, as well as collating and processing info from governmental and corporate sources.
The Census Bureau is headed by a Director, assisted by a Deputy Director and an Executive Staff composed of the associate directors.
Data produced by the CB is used for insurance, taxation, healthcare, housing, emergency aid and countless other purposes. Personal data such as banking information, names or addresses, or any other private information has been stripped and all published data is guaranteed anonymous.
Those wishing to purchase data from the CB have to be vetted according to strict procedures, to ensure any sensitive data is restricted only to trusted parties. Some data is freely available, but other information is distributed only to vetted buyers for a reasonable one-time fee or licensing agreement.