Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

All other general merchandise stores (NAICS 45299)
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National sales for this industry are published monthly in the Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
SALES ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 24,275 28,456 33,061 16.2%
Sales ($ Millions) 28,418 33,230 42,744 28.6%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 2,925 3,464 4,345 25.4%
Total employment 283,606 263,116 294,783 12.0%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 1,171 1,168 1,293 10.7%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 100 126 145 14.8%
Sales per $ of payroll 9.7 9.6 9.8 2.5%
Payroll per employee ($) 10,314 13,165 14,741 12.0%
Employees per establishment 11.7 9.2 8.9 -3.6%
Sales per capita ($) 107 115 142 22.8%
Population per establishment 10,978 10,111 9,113 -9.9%
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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United States
SALES PER EMPLOYEE
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 6, columns 1 and 2