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Chemical manufacturing (NAICS 325)
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National value of shipments for this industry is published monthly in Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
VALUE OF SHIPMENTS ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 13,474 13,476 13,789 2.3%
Value of shipments ($ Millions) 415,617 460,425 716,152 55.5%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 39,836 44,557 50,235 12.7%
Total employment 882,645 852,297 800,350 -6.1%
Value of shipments per establishment ($1,000) 30,846 34,166 51,937 52.0%
Value of shipments per employee ($1,000) 471 540 895 65.6%
Value of shipments per $ of payroll 10.4 10.3 14.3 38.0%
Payroll per employee ($) 45,132 52,278 62,766 20.1%
Employees per establishment 65.5 63.2 58.0 -8.2%
Value of shipments per capita ($) 1,560 1,600 2,377 48.5%
Population per establishment 19,778 21,351 21,850 2.3%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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All figures are in current dollars for the period shown, and do not reflect changes in prices.
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United States
VALUE OF SHIPMENTS PER EMPLOYEE
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