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Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

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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.

Data for 2007 and prior years are not shown when the information is not comparable due to NAICS changes. See the Definitions and Comparability tab in the Industry Statistics Portal for more information.

Data for some industries are only available from the Economic Census for the U.S. and by State. See the Geographic Coverage Tables for more information.




Key Industry Statistics: United States



1997 2002 2007 2012 07-12
% Chg
Number of establishments 30,675 33,942 42,130 42,923 1.9%
Revenue ($ Millions) 39,758 57,414 86,596 106,708 23.2%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 12,592 16,202 24,579 27,620 12.4%
Total employment 411,640 465,616 608,385 619,792 1.9%
Revenue per establishment ($1,000) 1,296 1,692 2,055 2,486 20.9%
Revenue per employee ($1,000) 97 123 142 172 21.0%
Revenue per $ of payroll 3.2 3.5 3.5 3.9 9.7%
Payroll per employee ($) 30,591 34,797 40,400 44,563 10.3%
Employees per establishment 13.4 13.7 14.4 14.4 -.0%
Revenue per capita ($) 149 200 276 354 28.4%
Population per establishment 8,688 8,477 7,151 7,313 2.3%

* Data has not yet been released. Click here for the full 2012 Econ Census release schedule.
Revenue: United States
Millions of dollars
Revenue 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