Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Basic chemical manufacturing (NAICS 3251)
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Texas and Louisiana accounted for 58% of value of shipments in this industry in 2007.


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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 2,418 2,377 2,484 4.5%
Value of shipments ($ Millions) 113,357 109,710 226,129 106.1%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 10,291 10,776 10,586 -1.8%
Total employment 200,766 179,263 152,995 -14.7%
Value of shipments per establishment ($1,000) 46,880 46,155 91,034 97.2%
Value of shipments per employee ($1,000) 565 612 1,478 141.5%
Value of shipments per $ of payroll 11.0 10.2 21.4 109.8%
Payroll per employee ($) 51,258 60,113 69,190 15.1%
Employees per establishment 83.0 75.4 61.6 -18.3%
Value of shipments per capita ($) 425 381 751 96.8%
Population per establishment 110,211 121,046 121,292 .2%
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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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2