1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for California
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 926 1,167 -20.7 D 7,545,183 N (10k-24999) 26,678 N D 992,366 N
Construction industries 58,317 64,103 -9.0 D 65,273,884 N 548,028 511,115 7.2 D 14,227,394 N
Manufacturing 49,297 49,414 -0.2 390,321,123 306,188,114 27.5 1,867,099 1,847,313 1.1 68,097,248 59,530,610 14.4
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 27,394 25,841 6.0 113,840,815 86,059,638 32.3 607,177 545,000 11.4 21,842,880 17,490,175 24.9
Wholesale trade 63,528 58,437 8.7 D 432,945,928 N (100,000+) 731,618 N D 23,537,233 N
Retail trade 159,385 162,111 -1.7 D 224,593,152 N (100,000+) 2,050,594 N D 28,063,781 N
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 73,580 73,264 0.4 N 219,111,871 N 820,011 768,422 6.7 35,650,883 25,974,459 37.3
Service industries Taxable 262,174 244,473 7.2 294,178,094 198,432,474 48.3 3,285,881 2,645,792 24.2 102,894,027 71,823,812 43.3
Exempt 21,044 20,066 4.9 59,188,296 49,179,463 20.4 709,741 707,131 0.4 20,775,845 18,799,260 10.5
Auxiliaries 5,496 5,806 -5.3 4,563,713 N N 334,589 354,900 -5.7 20,139,891 16,059,684 25.4
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