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Table 16a. Employer Firms, Receipts, Exports, Employment, Average Employment, Average Productivity, and Annual Payroll by Exporting Status, Race, and Minority Status: 2007

(Standard errors and relative standard errors for estimates in this table are found in Appendix Table 16b. For information on confidentiality, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions for the Survey of Business Owners, see www.census.gov/econ/sbo/methodology.html; for the Profile of U.S. Exporting Companies, see www.census.gov/foreign-trade/Press-Release/edb/2008/techdoc.pdf.)
Employer status Exporting status1 Race and minority status Firms (number) Receipts ($1,000) Exports ($1,000) Employment (number) Average employment (number) Average productivity ($1,000) Annual payroll ($1,000)
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports All firms 5,735,562 29,058,828,476 960,309,960 117,310,118 20 248 4,822,816,636
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports White 4,639,743 9,406,549,498 146,409,850 52,518,201 11 179 1,824,109,379
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports Black or African American 106,566 97,144,898 563,898 909,552 9 107 23,334,792
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports American Indian and Alaska Native 23,662 27,494,075 119,869 185,037 8 149 5,930,247
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports Asian 397,426 453,574,194 19,319,672 2,807,771 7 162 79,230,459
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 4,151 5,250,301 84,582 37,801 9 139 1,217,138
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports Some other race 13,411 13,701,921 947,796 83,631 6 164 2,349,019
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports Minority 766,533 860,492,119 29,610,467 5,816,114 8 148 164,064,596
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports Equally minority/nonminority 85,900 91,965,951 1,660,342 696,450 8 132 22,284,328
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports Nonminority 4,337,535 9,062,684,893 136,354,067 50,113,990 12 181 1,754,224,020
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports All classifiable firms 5,189,968 10,015,142,962 167,624,876 56,626,555 11 177 1,940,572,945
Firms with paid employees All firms with and without exports Publicly held and other unclassifiable firms 545,594 19,043,685,514 792,685,084 60,683,564 111 314 2,882,243,692
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports All firms 184,070 17,359,090,914 960,309,960 44,804,583 243 387 2,298,570,647
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports White 133,606 2,603,974,173 146,409,850 8,117,395 61 321 364,154,165
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports Black or African American 1,313 12,584,802 563,898 42,806 33 294 1,884,186
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports American Indian and Alaska Native 431 4,200,676 119,869 11,863 28 354 527,653
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports Asian 14,673 122,719,951 19,319,672 301,823 21 407 12,799,713
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 60 527,364 84,582 1,455 24 362 79,733
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports Some other race 516 2,923,103 947,796 5,959 12 491 285,468
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports Minority 24,827 211,281,585 29,610,467 518,366 21 408 22,366,408
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports Equally minority/nonminority 2,206 13,138,555 1,660,342 39,776 18 330 1,767,370
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports Nonminority 123,436 2,524,047,507 136,354,067 7,927,471 64 318 355,824,608
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports All classifiable firms 150,469 2,748,467,647 167,624,876 8,485,613 56 324 379,958,385
Firms with paid employees Firms with exports Publicly held and other unclassifiable firms 33,601 14,610,623,267 792,685,084 36,318,970 1,081 402 1,918,612,262
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports All firms 5,551,492 11,699,737,563 0 72,505,535 13 161 2,524,245,989
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports White 4,506,137 6,802,575,326 0 44,400,806 10 153 1,459,955,214
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports Black or African American 105,253 84,560,096 0 866,747 8 98 21,450,606
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports American Indian and Alaska Native 23,231 23,293,399 0 173,174 7 135 5,402,594
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports Asian 382,753 330,854,242 0 2,505,948 7 132 66,430,746
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 4,090 4,722,937 0 36,346 9 130 1,137,405
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports Some other race 12,895 10,778,818 0 77,672 6 139 2,063,551
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports Minority 741,706 649,210,533 0 5,297,748 7 123 141,698,189
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports Equally minority/nonminority 83,694 78,827,396 0 656,675 8 120 20,516,958
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports Nonminority 4,214,098 6,538,637,386 0 42,186,519 10 155 1,398,399,413
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports All classifiable firms 5,039,499 7,266,675,316 0 48,140,942 10 151 1,560,614,559
Firms with paid employees Firms without exports Publicly held and other unclassifiable firms 511,994 4,433,062,247 0 24,364,593 48 182 963,631,430
 1 Firms with no shipment of $2,500 or more per commodity during 2007, firms out-of-scope to the Survey of Business Owners, and firms in the Survey of Business Owners sample that did not match to the Profile of U.S. Exporting Companies are not included in "firms with exports."
 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Survey of Business Owners and 2007-2008 Profile of U.S. Exporting Companies.
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Survey of Business Owners | (301) 763-3316 | csd.sbo@census.gov Last Revised: November 16, 2012