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Legal services (NAICS 5411)
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87% of firms in this industry group in 2007 had fewer than 10 employees.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
RECEIPTS ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 176,248 179,420 191,102 6.5%
Receipts/Revenue ($ Millions) 128,549 182,098 239,397 31.5%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 49,857 69,869 89,090 27.5%
Total employment 1,035,408 1,160,440 1,203,763 3.7%
Receipts/Revenue per establishment ($1,000) 729 1,015 1,253 23.4%
Receipts/Revenue per employee ($1,000) 124 157 199 26.7%
Receipts/Revenue per $ of payroll 2.6 2.6 2.7 3.1%
Payroll per employee ($) 48,152 60,209 74,010 22.9%
Employees per establishment 5.9 6.5 6.3 -2.6%
Receipts/Revenue per capita ($) 482 633 795 25.5%
Population per establishment 1,512 1,604 1,577 -1.7%
Source: 1997, 2002, and 2007 Economic Census
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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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RECEIPTS PER EMPLOYEE
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