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These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
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Information by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  51 Information 114,475 623,213,854 129,481,577 3,066,167
511 Publishing industries 33,896 179,035,423 43,358,072 1,006,214
512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 22,204 55,925,533 9,392,048 275,981
513 Broadcasting & telecommunications 43,480 346,315,686 63,479,623 1,434,455
514 Information services & data processing services 14,895 41,937,212 13,251,834 349,517

 

 

Information by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.

NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
51 Information 114,475 623,213,854 129,481,577 3,066,167
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
511 Publishing industries 33,896 179,035,423 43,358,072 1,006,214
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, & database publishers 21,806 117,336,003 24,971,288 739,834
51111 Newspaper publishers 8,758 41,601,011 11,789,095 403,355
51112 Periodical publishers 6,298 29,884,807 5,993,142 137,550
51113 Book publishers 2,684 22,648,251 3,642,824 89,898
51114 Database & directory publishers 1,458 12,258,101 1,654,926 43,115
51119 Other publishers 2,608 10,943,833 1,891,301 65,916
511191 Greeting card publishers 106 5,338,986 628,432 20,518
511199 All other publishers 2,502 5,604,847 1,262,869 45,398
5112 Software publishers 12,090 61,699,420 18,386,784 266,380
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 22,204 55,925,533 9,392,048 275,981
5121 Motion picture & video industries 19,269 44,785,652 8,280,395 254,467
51211 Motion picture & video production 8,777 20,152,091 4,944,605 83,558
5121101 Motion picture production (except for television) 4,733 10,040,215 2,447,848 49,890
5121102 Motion picture & video production for television 4,044 10,111,876 2,496,757 33,668
51212 Motion picture & video distribution 756 12,508,661 766,780 12,663
5121201 Motion picture film exchanges 477 9,211,872 478,852 7,744
5121202 Film or tape distribution for television 279 3,296,789 287,928 4,919
51213 Motion picture & video exhibition 6,358 7,597,319 944,454 125,041
512131 Motion picture theaters (except drive-ins) 5,998 7,486,977 923,677 123,045
512132 Drive-in motion picture theaters 360 110,342 20,777 1,996
51219 Postproduction & other motion picture & video industries 3,378 4,527,581 1,624,556 33,205
512191 Teleproduction & other postproduction services 3,001 3,684,397 1,436,584 29,114
512199 Other motion picture & video industries 377 843,184 187,972 4,091
5122 Sound recording industries 2,935 11,139,881 1,111,653 21,514
51221 Record production 283 182,369 46,520 998
51222 Integrated record production/distribution 285 8,735,863 598,072 7,879
51223 Music publishers 721 1,368,407 214,949 4,335
51224 Sound recording studios 1,269 540,601 162,976 5,528
51229 Other sound recording industries 377 312,641 89,136 2,774
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
513 Broadcasting & telecommunications 43,480 346,315,686 63,479,623 1,434,455
5131 Radio & television broadcasting 8,789 40,425,210 9,868,917 249,715
51311 Radio broadcasting 6,894 10,648,134 3,604,481 126,673
513111 Radio networks 303 851,348 216,563 5,648
513112 Radio stations 6,591 9,796,786 3,387,918 121,025
51312 Television broadcasting 1,895 29,777,076 6,264,436 123,042
5132 Cable networks & program distribution 4,679 45,389,578 6,151,186 174,351
51321 Cable networks 494 10,389,609 1,358,211 26,488
51322 Cable & other program distribution 4,185 34,999,969 4,792,975 147,863
5133 Telecommunications 30,012 260,500,898 47,459,520 1,010,389
51331 Wired telecommunications carriers 20,815 208,790,552 39,564,540 815,427
51332 Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) 6,386 37,888,862 5,839,301 146,302
513321 Paging 3,427 16,970,204 2,583,708 70,445
513322 Cellular & other wireless telecommunications 2,959 20,918,658 3,255,593 75,857
51333 Telecommunications resellers 1,656 7,592,298 1,185,078 30,028
51334 Satellite telecommunications 521 5,096,182 599,282 11,931
51339 Other telecommunications 634 1,133,004 271,319 6,701
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
514 Information services & data processing services 14,895 41,937,212 13,251,834 349,517
5141 Information services 7,307 11,100,567 3,477,977 87,267
51411 News syndicates 527 1,402,374 465,466 9,483
51412 Libraries & archives 2,298 860,933 373,164 22,044
51419 Other information services 4,482 8,837,260 2,639,347 55,740
514191 On-line information services 4,165 8,042,568 2,355,992 49,935
514199 All other information services 317 794,692 283,355 5,805
5142 Data processing services 7,588 30,836,645 9,773,857 262,250
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census   Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011