Economic Census: Industry Snapshots

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2% 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
RECEIPTS ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 5,250 5,265 5,179 -1.6%
Receipts ($ Millions) 5,083 8,852 12,245 38.3%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 2,128 3,742 4,804 28.4%
Total employment 84,333 129,822 143,879 10.8%
Receipts per establishment ($1,000) 968 1,681 2,364 40.6%
Receipts per employee ($1,000) 60 68 85 24.8%
Receipts per $ of payroll 2.4 2.4 2.5 7.8%
Payroll per employee ($) 25,235 28,825 33,387 15.8%
Employees per establishment 16.1 24.7 27.8 12.7%
Receipts per capita ($) 19 31 41 32.1%
Population per establishment 50,760 54,649 58,175 6.5%
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
For more information about the Economic Census, visit business.census.gov

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RECEIPTS PER EMPLOYEE
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