Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Other basic inorganic chemical manufacturing (NAICS 32518)
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The top 50 companies accounted for 81% 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 698 697 714 2.4%
Value of shipments ($ Millions) 20,731 19,927 29,632 48.7%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 2,972 3,360 2,773 -17.5%
Total employment 60,055 55,392 40,634 -26.6%
Value of shipments per establishment ($1,000) 29,701 28,590 41,501 45.2%
Value of shipments per employee ($1,000) 345 360 729 102.7%
Value of shipments per $ of payroll 7.0 5.9 10.7 80.2%
Payroll per employee ($) 49,486 60,667 68,255 12.5%
Employees per establishment 86.0 79.5 56.9 -28.4%
Value of shipments per capita ($) 78 69 98 42.0%
Population per establishment 381,791 412,807 421,975 2.2%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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.
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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