Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (NAICS 4247)
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National sales and inventories for merchant wholesalers in this industry are published monthly in Monthly Wholesale Trade.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 0 8,052 7,871 -2.2%
Sales ($ Millions) 0 321,247 764,073 137.8%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 0 4,315 6,279 45.5%
Total employment 0 104,916 105,104 .2%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) N/A 39,896 97,074 143.3%
Sales per employee ($1,000) N/A 3,062 7,270 137.4%
Sales per $ of payroll N/A 74.4 121.7 63.4%
Payroll per employee ($) N/A 41,129 59,743 45.3%
Employees per establishment N/A 13.0 13.4 2.5%
Sales per capita ($) 0 1,116 2,536 127.1%
Population per establishment N/A 35,734 38,279 7.1%
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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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2