Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

Direct selling establishments (NAICS 4543)
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20% of all sales in this industry group 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 27,399 33,090 32,304 -2.4%
Sales ($ Millions) 37,204 45,088 61,877 37.2%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 5,246 6,771 7,314 8.0%
Total employment 221,239 241,666 217,794 -9.9%
Sales per establishment ($1,000) 1,358 1,363 1,915 40.6%
Sales per employee ($1,000) 168 187 284 52.3%
Sales per $ of payroll 7.1 6.7 8.5 27.1%
Payroll per employee ($) 23,714 28,020 33,581 19.8%
Employees per establishment 8.1 7.3 6.7 -7.7%
Sales per capita ($) 140 157 205 31.1%
Population per establishment 9,726 8,695 9,327 7.3%
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