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Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes merchant wholesalers (NAICS 42461)
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2002 data for this industry have been revised. See Comparative Statistics.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 0 3,436 3,420 -.5%
Sales ($ Millions) 0 28,792 46,584 61.8%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 0 1,699 2,052 20.7%
Total employment 0 36,477 37,013 1.5%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) N/A 8,380 13,621 62.6%
Sales per employee ($1,000) N/A 789 1,259 59.5%
Sales per $ of payroll N/A 16.9 22.7 34.0%
Payroll per employee ($) N/A 46,584 55,431 19.0%
Employees per establishment N/A 10.6 10.8 1.9%
Sales per capita ($) 0 100 155 54.5%
Population per establishment N/A 83,739 88,097 5.2%
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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