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2002 Economic Census
Comparative Statistics for United States
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Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately for 2002 and 1997. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1997 and 2002. An alternate display has fewer columns.
D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals; N = Not comparable or not available; r = revised
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1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Revenue ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg
  51 Information 137,805 114,475 20.4 897,829,551 623,213,854 44.1 195,350,838 129,481,577 50.9 3,748,730 3,066,167 22.3
to industry detail 511 Publishing industries 33,105 33,896 -2.3 246,513,438 179,035,423 37.7 67,166,324 43,358,072 54.9 1,113,814 1,006,214 10.7
to industry detail 512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 22,482 22,204 1.3 78,289,788 55,925,533 40.0 12,652,726 9,392,048 34.7 304,167 275,981 10.2
to industry detail 513 Broadcasting & telecommunications 58,842 43,480 35.3 490,156,844 346,315,686 41.5 86,910,693 63,479,623 36.9 1,736,927 1,434,455 21.1
to industry detail 514 Information services & data processing services 23,376 14,895 56.9 82,869,481 41,937,212 97.6 28,621,095 13,251,834 116.0 593,822 349,517 69.9

 

 

Information - by industry
Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Table includes only establishments of firms with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately for 2002 and 1997. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, non-sampling error, and confidentiality protection. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1997 and 2002. An alternate display has fewer columns.
D = Withheld to avoid disclosing data of individual companies; data are included in higher level totals; N = Not comparable or not available; r = revised
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Revenue ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg
511 Publishing industries 33,105 33,896 -2.3 246,513,438 179,035,423 37.7 67,166,324 43,358,072 54.9 1,113,814 1,006,214 10.7
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, & database publishers 23,140 21,806 6.1 142,916,572 117,336,003 21.8 32,200,590 24,971,288 29.0 756,736 739,834 2.3
51111 Newspaper publishers 8,652 8,758 -1.2 46,453,109 41,601,011 11.7 13,848,428 11,789,095 17.5 403,254 403,355 0.0
51112 Periodical publishers 7,076 6,298 12.4 39,786,471 29,884,807 33.1 8,287,031 5,993,142 38.3 146,358 137,550 6.4
51113 Book publishers 2,740 2,684 2.1 26,958,920 22,648,251 19.0 4,712,198 3,642,824 29.4 89,978 89,898 0.1
51114 Database & directory publishers 2,188 1,458 50.1 19,252,269 12,258,101 57.1 3,408,155 1,654,926 105.9 68,613 43,115 59.1
51119 Other publishers 2,484 2,608 -4.8 10,465,803 10,943,833 -4.4 1,944,778 1,891,301 2.8 48,533 65,916 -26.4
511191 Greeting card publishers 123 106 16.0 5,396,914 5,338,986 1.1 644,685 628,432 2.6 15,912 20,518 -22.4
511199 All other publishers 2,361 2,502 -5.6 5,068,889 5,604,847 -9.6 1,300,093 1,262,869 2.9 32,621 45,398 -28.1
5112 Software publishers 9,965 12,090 -17.6 103,596,866 61,699,420 67.9 34,965,734 18,386,784 90.2 357,078 266,380 34.0
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Revenue ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg
512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 22,482 22,204 1.3 78,289,788 55,925,533 40.0 12,652,726 9,392,048 34.7 304,167 275,981 10.2
5121 Motion picture & video industries 19,092 19,269 -0.9 62,951,359 44,785,652 40.6 10,402,213 8,280,395 25.6 272,190 254,467 7.0
51211 Motion picture & video production 11,173 N N 46,784,903 N N 7,438,941 N N 112,038 N N
51212 Motion picture & video distribution 485 N N 1,161,971 N N 200,496 N N 3,761 N N
51213 Motion picture & video exhibition 5,270 6,358 -17.1 10,839,032 7,597,319 42.7 1,272,758 944,454 34.8 130,015 125,041 4.0
512131 Motion picture theaters (except drive-ins) 4,984 5,998 -16.9 10,730,645 7,486,977 43.3 1,251,958 923,677 35.5 128,494 123,045 4.4
512132 Drive-in motion picture theaters 286 360 -20.6 108,387 110,342 -1.8 20,800 20,777 0.1 1,521 1,996 -23.8
51219 Post production & other motion picture & video industries 2,164 3,378 -35.9 4,165,453 4,527,581 -8.0 1,490,018 1,624,556 -8.3 26,376 33,205 -20.6
512191 Teleproduction & other post-production services 1,847 3,001 -38.5 3,209,083 3,684,397 -12.9 1,254,471 1,436,584 -12.7 22,368 29,114 -23.2
512199 Other motion picture & video industries 317 377 -15.9 956,370 843,184 13.4 235,547 187,972 25.3 4,008 4,091 -2.0
5122 Sound recording industries 3,390 2,935 15.5 15,338,429 D N 2,250,513 D N 31,977 (25k-49k) N
51221 Record production 349 283 23.3 336,600 182,369 84.6 68,888 46,520 48.1 1,582 998 58.5
51222 Integrated record production/distribution 438 r 319 37.3 10,511,779 8,735,863 20.3 1,452,358 r 983,125 47.7 13,976 r 11,437 22.2
51223 Music publishers 621 721 -13.9 3,355,018 D N 341,677 D N 5,967 (5000-9999) N
51224 Sound recording studios 1,490 1,269 17.4 671,727 540,601 24.3 241,160 162,976 48.0 6,176 5,528 11.7
51229 Other sound recording industries 492 377 30.5 463,305 312,641 48.2 146,430 89,136 64.3 4,276 2,774 54.1
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Revenue ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg
513 Broadcasting & telecommunications 58,842 43,480 35.3 490,156,844 346,315,686 41.5 86,910,693 63,479,623 36.9 1,736,927 1,434,455 21.1
5131 Radio & television broadcasting 8,856 8,789 0.8 48,873,102 40,425,210 20.9 11,655,127 9,868,917 18.1 253,561 249,715 1.5
51311 Radio broadcasting 6,895 6,894 0.0 15,606,784 10,648,134 46.6 4,762,966 3,604,481 32.1 127,924 126,673 1.0
513111 Radio networks 599 303 97.7 2,099,149 851,348 146.6 570,116 216,563 163.3 11,092 5,648 96.4
513112 Radio stations 6,296 6,591 -4.5 13,507,635 9,796,786 37.9 4,192,850 3,387,918 23.8 116,832 121,025 -3.5
51312 Television broadcasting 1,961 1,895 3.5 33,266,318 29,777,076 11.7 6,892,161 6,264,436 10.0 125,637 123,042 2.1
5132 Cable networks & program distribution 6,981 4,679 49.2 83,081,225 45,389,578 83.0 11,401,253 6,151,186 85.4 295,134 174,351 69.3
51321 Cable networks 692 494 40.1 25,374,871 10,389,609 144.2 2,848,531 1,358,211 109.7 39,169 26,488 47.9
51322 Cable & other program distribution 6,289 4,185 50.3 57,706,354 34,999,969 64.9 8,552,722 4,792,975 78.4 255,965 147,863 73.1
5133 Telecommunications 43,005 30,012 43.3 358,202,517 260,500,898 37.5 63,854,313 47,459,520 34.5 1,188,232 1,010,389 17.6
51331 Wired telecommunications carriers 27,963 20,815 34.3 241,948,171 208,790,552 15.9 47,804,564 39,564,540 20.8 848,658 815,427 4.1
51332 Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) 11,156 6,386 74.7 99,158,384 37,888,862 161.7 13,117,279 5,839,301 124.6 279,171 146,302 90.8
513321 Paging 1,643 3,427 -52.1 2,662,566 16,970,204 -84.3 678,335 2,583,708 -73.7 19,562 70,445 -72.2
513322 Cellular & other wireless telecommunications 9,513 2,959 221.5 96,495,818 20,918,658 361.3 12,438,944 3,255,593 282.1 259,609 75,857 242.2
51333 Telecommunications resellers 2,529 1,656 52.7 9,756,660 7,592,298 28.5 1,399,974 1,185,078 18.1 34,510 30,028 14.9
51334 Satellite telecommunications 648 521 24.4 5,750,239 5,096,182 12.8 915,650 599,282 52.8 14,435 11,931 21.0
51339 Other telecommunications 709 634 11.8 1,589,063 1,133,004 40.3 616,846 271,319 127.4 11,458 6,701 71.0
1997
NAICS
code
1997 NAICS Description Establishments Revenue ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000) Paid employees
2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg 2002 1997 % chg
514 Information services & data processing services 23,376 14,895 56.9 82,869,481 41,937,212 97.6 28,621,095 13,251,834 116.0 593,822 349,517 69.9
5141 Information services 9,587 7,307 31.2 29,201,641 11,100,567 163.1 7,223,386 3,477,977 107.7 157,067 87,267 80.0
51411 News syndicates 536 527 1.7 2,034,285 1,402,374 45.1 601,810 465,466 29.3 10,879 9,483 14.7
51412 Libraries & archives 2,681 2,298 16.7 1,655,792 860,933 92.3 705,570 373,164 89.1 33,415 22,044 51.6
51419 Other information services 6,370 4,482 42.1 25,511,564 8,837,260 188.7 5,916,006 2,639,347 124.1 112,773 55,740 102.3
514191 On-line information services 4,374 4,165 5.0 18,821,571 8,042,568 134.0 3,551,620 2,355,992 50.7 70,309 49,935 40.8
514199 All other information services 1,996 317 529.7 6,689,993 794,692 741.8 2,364,386 283,355 734.4 42,464 5,805 631.5
5142 Data processing services 13,789 7,588 81.7 53,667,840 30,836,645 74.0 21,397,709 9,773,857 118.9 436,755 262,250 66.5

 

Source: 2002 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics,   Questions?