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Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS 325)

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Source: 2012 County Business Patterns CBP program Methodology
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The Industry Snapshots present key statistics from the Economic Census and per capita ratios using data from Population Estimates. Data from County Business Patterns may also be shown when information from the 2012 Economic Census are not yet available. See the Economic Census release schedule and the Snapshot FAQs for more information.

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Key Industry Statistics: United States



1997 2002 2007 2012 07-12
% Chg
Number of establishments 13,474 13,476 13,789 13,278 -3.7%
Value of shipments ($ Millions) 415,617 460,425 716,152 802,933 12.1%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 39,836 44,557 50,235 53,646 6.8%
Total employment 882,645 852,297 800,350 740,379 -7.5%
Value of shipments per establishment ($1,000) 30,846 34,166 51,937 60,471 16.4%
Value of shipments per employee ($1,000) 471 540 895 1,084 21.2%
Value of shipments per $ of payroll 10.4 10.3 14.3 15.0 5.0%
Payroll per employee ($) 45,132 52,278 62,766 72,458 15.4%
Employees per establishment 65.5 63.2 58.0 55.8 -3.9%
Value of shipments per capita ($) 1,560 1,600 2,377 2,558 7.6%
Population per establishment 19,778 21,351 21,850 23,642 8.2%

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Value of Shipments: United States
Millions of dollars
Value of Shipments per Employee: United States
Thousands of dollars






Source: 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012 Economic Census and Population Estimates
Data in this Snapshot include only establishments with paid employees. See Industry Snapshot FAQs. All figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes
in prices. For information on how these data are derived, see the Methodology text from the Economic Census and Population Estimates.
For more statistics about this industry, see the Industry Statistics Portal.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Economic Census | Last Revised: Feb 28, 2012