Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Office supplies, stationery, and gift stores (NAICS 4532)
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National sales for this industry are published monthly in the Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.


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 44,615 44,356 40,949 -7.7%
Sales ($ Millions) 31,573 36,619 38,996 6.5%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 3,637 4,646 4,901 5.5%
Total employment 306,492 318,087 306,051 -3.8%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 708 826 952 15.4%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 103 115 127 10.7%
Sales per $ of payroll 8.7 7.9 8.0 1.0%
Payroll per employee ($) 11,868 14,605 16,012 9.6%
Employees per establishment 6.9 7.2 7.5 4.2%
Sales per capita ($) 118 127 129 1.7%
Population per establishment 5,973 6,487 7,358 13.4%
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