1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Alaska
1987 SIC Basis

Includes only establishments with payroll. Data are in current dollars and have not been adjusted for inflation. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. Introductory text includes scope, methodology, and definitions of symbols.
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1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales, receipts, or shipments
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
Mining 144 N N 10,091,517 9,546,776 5.7 10,138 N N 672,326 N N
Construction industries 1,994 1,676 19.0 D 1,925,916 N 13,911 12,969 7.3 562,975 473,335 18.9
Manufacturing 588 497 18.3 3,760,829 3,628,931 3.6 13,402 15,482 -13.4 422,169 415,009 1.7
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 1,470 1,270 15.7 4,998,865 4,806,712 4.0 20,489 17,887 14.5 908,872 693,432 31.1
Wholesale trade 951 908 4.7 D 3,599,886 N (5000-9999) 8,523 N D 290,453 N
Retail trade 4,090 3,693 10.8 6,598,019 4,981,919 32.4 46,235 39,471 17.1 837,287 670,639 24.8
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 1,200 1,073 11.8 N 1,752,696 N 9,842 9,117 8.0 335,222 269,986 24.2
Service industries Taxable 5,233 4,452 17.5 3,204,653 2,382,444 34.5 38,822 31,889 21.7 1,133,062 884,478 28.1
Exempt 927 897 3.3 1,495,222 1,028,008 45.4 21,711 17,154 26.6 644,117 445,301 44.6
Auxiliaries 86 88 -2.3 D N N 2,617 5,212 -49.8 150,219 242,731 -38.1
N Comparable data not available
%% Data do not include large certificated passenger carriers that report to the Office of Airline Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation
** Railroad transportation and U.S. Postal Service industries are out of scope for the 1997 Economic Census

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