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Table 1a. All Firms, Receipts, Average Receipts, Exports, Average Exports, and Percent of Receipts from Exports by Exporting Status, Race, and Minority Status: 2007

(Standard errors and relative standard errors for estimates in this table are found in Appendix Table 1b. 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) Average receipts ($1,000) Exports ($1,000) Average exports ($1,000) Percent of receipts from exports (%)
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports All firms 27,092,908 30,031,519,910 1,108 962,628,296 36 3.2
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports White 22,595,146 10,240,990,714 453 148,074,838 7 1.4
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports Black or African American 1,921,864 135,739,834 71 640,978 0 0.5
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports American Indian and Alaska Native 236,691 34,353,842 145 119,913 1 0.3
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports Asian 1,549,559 506,047,751 327 19,731,130 13 3.9
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 37,687 6,319,357 168 84,582 2 1.3
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports Some other race 80,777 16,597,777 205 964,253 12 5.8
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports Minority 5,759,209 1,024,801,958 178 30,620,189 5 3.0
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports Equally minority/nonminority 434,725 108,463,188 249 1,697,936 4 1.6
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports Nonminority 20,100,926 9,816,196,729 488 137,414,794 7 1.4
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports All classifiable firms 26,294,860 10,949,461,875 416 169,732,919 6 1.6
Firms with and without paid employees All firms with and without exports Publicly held and other unclassifiable firms 798,048 19,082,058,036 23,911 792,895,376 994 4.2
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports All firms 198,081 17,363,250,704 87,657 962,628,296 4,860 5.5
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports White 144,420 2,607,323,931 18,054 148,074,838 1,025 5.7
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports Black or African American 1,566 12,656,230 8,082 640,978 409 5.1
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports American Indian and Alaska Native 433 4,201,687 9,704 119,913 277 2.9
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports Asian 16,451 123,150,886 7,486 19,731,130 1,199 16.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 60 527,364 8,789 84,582 1,410 16.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports Some other race 698 3,008,220 4,310 964,253 1,381 32.1
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports Minority 28,531 212,329,874 7,442 30,620,189 1,073 14.4
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports Equally minority/nonminority 2,558 13,227,933 5,171 1,697,936 664 12.8
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports Nonminority 132,330 2,526,765,686 19,094 137,414,794 1,038 5.4
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports All classifiable firms 163,419 2,752,323,493 16,842 169,732,919 1,039 6.2
Firms with and without paid employees Firms with exports Publicly held and other unclassifiable firms 34,662 14,610,927,211 421,526 792,895,376 22,875 5.4
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports All firms 26,894,827 12,668,269,206 471 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports White 22,450,725 7,633,666,784 340 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports Black or African American 1,920,298 123,083,604 64 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports American Indian and Alaska Native 236,258 30,152,155 128 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports Asian 1,533,109 382,896,865 250 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 37,626 5,791,993 154 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports Some other race 80,079 13,589,557 170 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports Minority 5,730,678 812,472,084 142 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports Equally minority/nonminority 432,167 95,235,256 220 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports Nonminority 19,968,596 7,289,431,042 365 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports All classifiable firms 26,131,442 8,197,138,381 314 0 0 0.0
Firms with and without paid employees Firms without exports Publicly held and other unclassifiable firms 763,386 4,471,130,825 5,857 0 0 0.0
 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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