1997 Economic Census:
Information
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These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
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 2,546 14,571,250 3,102,544 61,830
511 Publishing industries 907 7,436,322 1,388,750 23,439
512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 403 361,502 81,958 4,563
513 Broadcasting & telecommunications 927 6,383,477 1,481,143 29,996
514 Information services & data processing services 309 389,949 150,693 3,832

 

 

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 2,546 14,571,250 3,102,544 61,830
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
511 Publishing industries 907 7,436,322 1,388,750 23,439
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, & database publishers 478 1,431,682 368,529 12,975
51111 Newspaper publishers 187 841,834 273,787 10,024
51112 Periodical publishers 123 125,593 35,855 1,220
51113 Book publishers 81 107,538 18,964 578
51114 Database & directory publishers 33 264,453 13,579 457
51119 Other publishers 54 92,264 26,344 696
511191 Greeting card publishers 5 D D (1-19)
511199 All other publishers 49 D D (500-999)
5112 Software publishers 429 6,004,640 1,020,221 10,464
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
512 Motion picture & sound recording industries 403 361,502 81,958 4,563
5121 Motion picture & video industries 354 312,779 66,596 4,032
51211 Motion picture & video production 141 89,798 31,456 634
5121101 Motion picture production (except for television) 81 33,783 11,301 367
5121102 Motion picture & video production for television 60 56,015 20,155 267
51212 Motion picture & video distribution 6 D D (20-99)
5121201 Motion picture film exchanges 6 D D (20-99)
51213 Motion picture & video exhibition 156 183,552 21,632 3,009
512131 Motion picture theaters (except drive-ins) 146 180,847 21,139 2,974
512132 Drive-in motion picture theaters 10 2,705 493 35
51219 Postproduction & other motion picture & video industries 51 D D (250-499)
512191 Teleproduction & other postproduction services 44 27,357 10,339 317
512199 Other motion picture & video industries 7 D D (20-99)
5122 Sound recording industries 49 48,723 15,362 531
51221 Record production 3 D D (1-19)
51222 Integrated record production/distribution 3 D D (1-19)
51223 Music publishers 9 D D (20-99)
51224 Sound recording studios 24 D D (100-249)
51229 Other sound recording industries 10 D D (250-499)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
513 Broadcasting & telecommunications 927 6,383,477 1,481,143 29,996
5131 Radio & television broadcasting 164 590,684 182,041 4,491
51311 Radio broadcasting 128 240,213 81,689 2,517
513111 Radio networks 5 D D (100-249)
513112 Radio stations 123 D D (1000-2499)
51312 Television broadcasting 36 350,471 100,352 1,974
5132 Cable networks & program distribution 91 561,731 91,147 2,729
51321 Cable networks 6 9,327 4,113 113
51322 Cable & other program distribution 85 552,404 87,034 2,616
5133 Telecommunications 672 5,231,062 1,207,955 22,776
51331 Wired telecommunications carriers 471 3,818,527 675,561 14,357
51332 Wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) 137 1,175,910 482,656 7,454
513321 Paging 37 71,395 12,437 430
513322 Cellular & other wireless telecommunications 100 1,104,515 470,219 7,024
51333 Telecommunications resellers 35 136,683 32,667 624
51334 Satellite telecommunications 15 D D (100-249)
51339 Other telecommunications 14 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Revenue
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
514 Information services & data processing services 309 389,949 150,693 3,832
5141 Information services 175 195,684 79,468 1,850
51411 News syndicates 7 13,416 3,720 89
51412 Libraries & archives 16 2,341 1,230 94
51419 Other information services 152 179,927 74,518 1,667
514191 On-line information services 142 168,916 71,028 1,607
514199 All other information services 10 11,011 3,490 60
5142 Data processing services 134 194,265 71,225 1,982
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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