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The top 8 companies accounted for 87% of sales in this industry in 2007.


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KEY INDUSTRY STATISTICS

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United States
RECEIPTS ($ MILLIONS)



1997 2002 2007 02-07 % Chg
Number of establishments 1,588 1,109 835 -24.7%
Receipts ($ Millions) 4,699 4,591 8,191 78.4%
Annual payroll ($ Millions) 1,165 1,253 1,841 46.8%
Total employment 34,146 25,957 20,183 -22.2%
Receipts per establishment ($1,000) 2,959 4,139 9,810 137.0%
Receipts per employee ($1,000) 138 177 406 129.5%
Receipts per $ of payroll 4.0 3.7 4.5 21.5%
Payroll per employee ($) 34,128 48,286 91,191 88.9%
Employees per establishment 21.5 23.4 24.2 3.3%
Receipts per capita ($) 18 16 27 70.4%
Population per establishment 167,815 259,447 360,827 39.1%
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
For more information about the Economic Census, visit business.census.gov

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RECEIPTS PER EMPLOYEE
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