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Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (except bulk stations and terminals) (NAICS 42472)
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The top 20 companies accounted for 69% of sales in this industry in 2007.


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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 3,216 3,061 -4.8%
Sales ($ Millions) 0 111,265 296,426 166.4%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 0 1,492 2,356 58.0%
Total employment 0 34,752 33,005 -5.0%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) N/A 34,597 96,840 179.9%
Sales per employee ($1,000) N/A 3,202 8,981 180.5%
Sales per $ of payroll N/A 74.6 125.8 68.7%
Payroll per employee ($) N/A 42,927 71,398 66.3%
Employees per establishment N/A 10.8 10.8 -.2%
Sales per capita ($) 0 387 984 154.4%
Population per establishment N/A 89,467 98,429 10.0%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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THE ECONOMIC CENSUS IS THE OFFICIAL 5-YEAR MEASURE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS
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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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