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USA Statistics in Brief--Agriculture and Business

AGRICULTURE 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Farms (1,000) 2,167 2,149 2,135 2,127 2,113
Land in farms (million acres) 945 942 940 939 937
Net farm income (billion dollars) 48.9 51.5 36.6 59.5 82.5
BUSINESS 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Industrial production index (1997=100) 115.4 111.3 111.0 110.9 115.5
Value of new construction, total (billion dollars) 835 868 877 925 1,028
  Residential buildings (billion dollars) 374 388 422 476 563
Housing starts (1,000) 1,569 1,603 1,705 1,848 1,956
New home sales (1,000) 877 908 973 1,086 1,203
Manufacturers shipments (billion dollars) 4,209 3,970 3,892 3,999 4,430
Merchant wholesalers, sales (billion dollars) 2,821 2,783 2,824 2,946 3,338
Retail stores, total sales (billion dollars) 1 2,983 3,070 3,141 3,275 3,522
  Sales per capita (dollars) 10,571 10,767 10,910 11,264 11,993

\1 Excluding food services.


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