U.S. Department of Commerce

The 2011 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book

Wholesale & Retail Trade

This section presents statistics relating to the distributive trades, specifically wholesale trade and retail trade. Data shown for the trades are classified by kind of business and cover sales, establishments, employees, payrolls, and other items.

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Establishments, Sales, Payroll and Employees

1041 - Wholesale and Retail Trade - Establishments, Sales, Payroll, and Employees [Excel 31k] | [PDF 58k]

1043 - Wholesale Trade--Establishments, Employees, and Payroll [Excel 36k] | [PDF 57k]

1046 - Wholesale and Retail Trade--Establishments, Employees, and Payroll by State [Excel 69k] | [PDF 66k]

1047 - Retail Trade--Establishments, Employees, and Payroll [Excel 98k] | [PDF 66k]

1048 - Retail Trade--Nonemployer Establishments and Receipts by Kind of Business [Excel 66k] | [PDF 68k]

1049 - Retail Industries - Employees, Average Weekly Hours, and Hourly Earnings [Excel 68k] | [PDF 68k]

Motor Vehicle Sales

1056 - Franchised New Car Dealerships--Summary [Excel 31k] | [PDF 65k]

1057 - Retail Sales and Leases of New and Used Vehicles [Excel 35k] | [PDF 65k]

1059 - New Motor Vehicle Sales and Car Production [Excel 30k] | [PDF 59k]

Online Retail Sales

1054 - Retail Trade Sales-Total and E-Commerce by Kind of Business [Excel 46k] | [PDF 64k]

1055 - Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses--Total and E-Commerce Sales by Merchandise Line [Excel 32k] | [PDF 64k]

Retail Trade Sales

1050 - Retail Trade and Food Services--Sales by Kind of Business [Excel 45k] | [PDF 69k]

1051 - Retail Trade Corporations--Sales, Net Profit, and Profit Per Dollar of Sales [Excel 29k] | [PDF 69k]

1052 - Retail Trade and Food Services--Estimated Per Capita Sales by Selected Kinds of Business [Excel 34k] | [PDF 64k]

1053 - Retail Trade--Merchandise Inventories and Inventory/Sales Ratio by Kind of Business [Excel 33k] | [PDF 64k]

1058 - Retail Trade and Food Services--Sales by Type of Store and State: 2009 [Excel 190k] | [PDF 58k]

1060 - Shopping Centers--Number and Gross Leasable Area [Excel 31k] | [PDF 59k]

1061 - Food and Alcoholic Beverage Sales by Sales Outlet [Excel 38k] | [PDF 59k]

Wholesale Trade Sales

1042 - Wholesale Trade - Nonemployer Establishments and Receipts by Kind of Business [Excel 36k] | [PDF 58k]

1044 - Merchant Wholesale Trade Sales--Total and E-Commerce [Excel 45k] | [PDF 57k]

1045 - Merchant Wholesalers--Summary [Excel 43k] | [PDF 64k]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2011 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: September 28, 2011