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ESOPs are the main vehicle for broad-based employee ownership in the U.S., and they are also the only one for which comprehensive information can be obtained to construct nationwide maps such these. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) collects information yearly on qualified retirement plans such as ESOPs on Form 5500 and its schedules. The DOL then releases that information (the most recent data is always a few years old), which we compile into our Database of All ESOPs in the U.S. We use this information to generate the maps below. Because some companies may be sensitive about releasing public but obscure data, we omit such information and include only general details.