1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Alabama
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 293 375 -21.9 2,240,286 2,114,589 5.9 9,075 9,782 -7.2 370,825 349,325 6.2
Construction industries 9,398 7,653 22.8 12,613,807 7,626,326 65.4 94,525 78,254 20.8 2,453,249 1,637,862 49.8
Manufacturing 6,480 6,291 3.0 69,694,695 52,856,910 31.9 364,887 365,055 0.0 10,497,421 8,713,293 20.5
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 4,829 3,959 22.0 16,482,640 11,466,936 43.7 88,048 76,237 15.5 3,040,979 2,211,727 37.5
Wholesale trade 7,476 7,066 5.8 43,345,729 31,971,429 35.6 90,151 80,080 12.6 2,665,198 1,950,712 36.6
Retail trade 25,586 24,059 6.3 37,614,376 27,733,562 35.6 342,835 269,662 27.1 4,039,301 2,988,698 35.2
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 8,411 7,580 11.0 N 16,046,429 N 86,105 72,553 18.7 2,696,398 1,839,843 46.6
Service industries Taxable 26,576 22,982 15.6 19,417,250 13,649,233 42.3 319,408 248,289 28.6 7,660,797 5,162,176 48.4
Exempt 2,579 2,376 8.5 6,787,150 5,319,415 27.6 104,264 99,261 5.0 2,652,392 2,148,187 23.5
Auxiliaries 538 541 -0.6 D N N 33,784 32,464 4.1 1,245,900 1,008,449 23.5
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