Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Other miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (NAICS 42499)
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10% of all sales in this industry in 2007 were made by businesses with no paid employees. (The average across all industries was 3.3%.)


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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 13,652 12,634 -7.5%
Sales ($ Millions) 0 32,002 35,841 12.0%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 0 3,166 3,453 9.1%
Total employment 0 91,494 90,473 -1.1%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) N/A 2,344 2,837 21.0%
Sales per employee ($1,000) N/A 350 396 13.3%
Sales per $ of payroll N/A 10.1 10.4 2.7%
Payroll per employee ($) N/A 34,607 38,168 10.3%
Employees per establishment N/A 6.7 7.2 6.9%
Sales per capita ($) 0 111 119 7.0%
Population per establishment N/A 21,076 23,848 13.2%
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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THE ECONOMIC CENSUS IS THE OFFICIAL 5-YEAR MEASURE OF AMERICAN BUSINESS
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SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2