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.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
For detail below the sector totals, click on a down arrow. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales, receipts, or shipments
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
Mining 293 -21.9 2,240,286 5.9 9,075 -7.2 370,825 6.2
Construction industries 9,398 22.8 12,613,807 65.4 94,525 20.8 2,453,249 49.8
Manufacturing 6,480 3.0 69,694,695 31.9 364,887 0.0 10,497,421 20.5
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 4,829 22.0 16,482,640 43.7 88,048 15.5 3,040,979 37.5
Wholesale trade 7,476 5.8 43,345,729 35.6 90,151 12.6 2,665,198 36.6
Retail trade 25,586 6.3 37,614,376 35.6 342,835 27.1 4,039,301 35.2
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 8,411 11.0 N N 86,105 18.7 2,696,398 46.6
Service industries Taxable 26,576 15.6 19,417,250 42.3 319,408 28.6 7,660,797 48.4
Exempt 2,579 8.5 6,787,150 27.6 104,264 5.0 2,652,392 23.5
Auxiliaries 538 -0.6 D N 33,784 4.1 1,245,900 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