1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Connecticut
1987 SIC Basis: Wholesale Trade

 
Wholesale Trade by Major Group (2-digit SIC)
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 and methodology.
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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Wholesale trade 6,091 6,262 -2.7 D 72,445,745 N (50k-99999) 77,114 N D 3,200,357 N
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 4,134 4,272 -3.2 D 33,773,776 N (50k-99999) 45,304 N D 1,982,755 N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 1,957 1,990 -1.7 D 38,671,969 N (25k-49999) 31,810 N D 1,217,602 N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

Wholesale Trade by Industry (4-digit SIC)
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 and methodology.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. An alternate display has fewer columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Wholesale trade 6,091 6,262 -2.7 D 72,445,745 N (50k-99999) 77,114 N D 3,200,357 N
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 4,134 4,272 -3.2 D 33,773,776 N (50k-99999) 45,304 N D 1,982,755 N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 478 542 -11.8 D 2,432,501 N (2500-4999) 5,186 N D 138,819 N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 69 88 -21.6 3,035,864 1,054,705 187.8 1,093 907 20.5 41,514 31,786 30.6
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 315 350 -10.0 D 563,077 N (2500-4999) 3,321 N D 78,289 N
5014 Tires and tubes 39 40 -2.5 D 778,899 N (250-499) 520 N D 19,330 N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 55 64 -14.1 D 35,820 N (250-499) 438 N D 9,414 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 218 203 7.4 730,068 D N 2,184 (1000-2499) N 83,417 D N
5021 Furniture 92 97 -5.2 421,530 D N 1,292 (500-999) N 50,048 D N
5023 Home furnishings 126 106 18.9 308,538 253,045 21.9 892 832 7.2 33,369 25,708 29.8
503 Lumber and other construction materials 236 247 -4.5 1,206,249 992,454 21.5 2,968 2,484 19.5 110,729 83,511 32.6
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 97 95 2.1 668,134 518,070 29.0 1,280 1,162 10.2 51,143 37,337 37.0
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 59 70 -15.7 161,692 135,065 19.7 490 522 -6.1 19,057 17,994 5.9
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 35 37 -5.4 210,066 224,504 -6.4 704 422 66.8 21,205 15,694 35.1
5039 Other construction materials 45 45 0.0 166,357 114,815 44.9 494 378 30.7 19,324 12,486 54.8
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 686 712 -3.7 D 4,811,440 N (10k-24999) 11,325 N D 778,263 N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 28 25 12.0 D 128,310 N (100-249) 300 N D 9,720 N
5044 Office equipment 118 147 -19.7 775,402 663,129 16.9 1,933 2,443 -20.9 84,328 78,988 6.8
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 278 272 2.2 2,004,437 1,950,600 2.8 4,637 3,809 21.7 247,642 197,675 25.3
5046 Other commercial equipment 60 62 -3.2 237,010 105,679 124.3 559 466 20.0 19,389 12,684 52.9
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 127 120 5.8 D 1,699,728 N (2500-4999) 2,995 N D 434,706 N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 23 29 -20.7 D 108,670 N (500-999) 588 N D 19,507 N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 52 57 -8.8 D 155,324 N (1000-2499) 724 N D 24,983 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 192 207 -7.2 2,693,429 3,316,377 -18.8 2,264 2,059 10.0 115,617 89,811 28.7
5051 Metals service centers and offices 177 189 -6.3 2,249,850 2,807,202 -19.9 2,195 1,976 11.1 105,769 80,452 31.5
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 15 18 -16.7 443,579 509,175 -12.9 69 83 -16.9 9,848 9,359 5.2
506 Electrical goods 600 592 1.4 4,428,632 3,274,885 35.2 8,815 6,546 34.7 424,337 248,323 70.9
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 270 306 -11.8 1,792,864 1,103,692 62.4 4,130 3,056 35.1 186,255 109,905 69.5
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 53 43 23.3 533,205 384,073 38.8 635 412 54.1 34,634 18,030 92.1
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 277 243 14.0 2,102,563 1,787,120 17.7 4,050 3,078 31.6 203,448 120,388 69.0
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 351 344 2.0 D 964,607 N (2500-4999) 3,080 N D 101,407 N
5072 Hardware 111 111 0.0 486,809 413,147 17.8 1,404 1,177 19.3 51,183 39,021 31.2
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 169 159 6.3 D 404,491 N (1000-2499) 1,469 N D 46,749 N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 58 63 -7.9 204,159 117,499 73.8 537 341 57.5 28,127 12,716 121.2
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 13 11 18.2 D 29,470 N (20-99) 93 N D 2,921 N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 984 1,029 -4.4 D 3,613,416 N (5000-9999) 8,812 N D 338,773 N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 53 52 1.9 D 112,268 N (500-999) 461 N D 16,467 N
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 42 46 -8.7 D 94,691 N (500-999) 458 N D 10,933 N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 527 544 -3.1 2,167,239 1,553,228 39.5 4,708 4,327 8.8 220,231 172,799 27.4
5085 Industrial supplies 205 232 -11.6 723,050 1,040,495 -30.5 1,543 1,770 -12.8 70,453 66,530 5.9
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 84 74 13.5 D 269,147 N (1000-2499) 831 N D 24,660 N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 73 81 -9.9 651,729 543,587 19.9 764 965 -20.8 51,397 47,384 8.5
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 389 396 -1.8 D D N (2500-4999) (2500-4999) N D D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 64 72 -11.1 340,771 309,760 10.0 689 623 10.6 23,704 18,725 26.6
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 37 37 0.0 163,931 194,004 -15.5 298 338 -11.8 11,934 11,585 3.0
5093 Recyclable materials 105 118 -11.0 768,398 433,793 77.1 1,650 1,470 12.2 58,462 42,560 37.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 62 58 6.9 D 12,459,160 N (1000-2499) 888 N D 50,274 N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 121 111 9.0 D D N (500-999) (500-999) N D D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 1,957 1,990 -1.7 D 38,671,969 N (25k-49999) 31,810 N D 1,217,602 N
511 Paper and paper products 327 337 -3.0 5,010,331 4,065,913 23.2 4,746 4,772 -0.5 213,201 148,813 43.3
5111 Printing and writing paper 56 61 -8.2 3,450,859 2,303,742 49.8 1,066 692 54.0 90,027 37,944 137.3
5112 Stationery and office supplies 182 184 -1.1 771,251 1,239,752 -37.8 2,656 3,084 -13.9 76,265 73,247 4.1
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 89 92 -3.3 788,221 522,419 50.9 1,024 996 2.8 46,909 37,622 24.7
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 118 83 42.2 3,269,688 1,731,070 88.9 4,204 3,186 32.0 245,524 122,333 100.7
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 118 83 42.2 3,269,688 1,731,070 88.9 4,204 3,186 32.0 245,524 122,333 100.7
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 163 168 -3.0 D 1,025,810 N (1000-2499) 1,540 N D 86,716 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 38 52 -26.9 D 93,427 N (100-249) 229 N D 6,633 N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 48 42 14.3 D 135,135 N (250-499) 305 N D 8,899 N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 52 48 8.3 503,069 360,164 39.7 525 376 39.6 28,690 45,188 -36.5
5139 Footwear 25 26 -3.8 D 437,084 N (500-999) 630 N D 25,996 N
514 Groceries and related products 482 516 -6.6 6,347,719 5,286,319 20.1 9,171 8,903 3.0 325,786 286,972 13.5
5141 Groceries, general-line 37 61 -39.3 1,305,070 1,630,714 -20.0 1,697 2,645 -35.8 62,851 81,189 -22.6
5142 Packaged frozen foods 36 33 9.1 534,600 548,232 -2.5 592 550 7.6 22,253 20,039 11.0
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 32 40 -20.0 599,305 414,762 44.5 783 595 31.6 23,129 18,990 21.8
5144 Poultry and poultry products 7 13 -46.2 82,451 103,497 -20.3 89 249 -64.3 2,982 5,295 -43.7
5145 Confectionery 30 33 -9.1 257,116 213,235 20.6 544 518 5.0 18,394 14,630 25.7
5146 Fish and seafoods 26 32 -18.8 112,756 113,030 -0.2 203 196 3.6 8,331 6,612 26.0
5147 Meats and meat products 32 36 -11.1 210,236 137,903 52.5 466 400 16.5 14,921 10,315 44.7
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 52 60 -13.3 279,403 244,171 14.4 509 494 3.0 15,395 14,573 5.6
5149 Other groceries and related products 230 208 10.6 2,966,782 1,880,775 57.7 4,288 3,256 31.7 157,530 115,329 36.6
515 Farm-product raw materials 23 23 0.0 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
5153 Grain and field beans 4 10 -60.0 D D N (250-499) (250-499) N D D N
5154 Livestock 2 4 -50.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 17 9 88.9 D D N (20-99) (20-99) N D D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 249 211 18.0 2,848,993 1,873,592 52.1 3,182 1,927 65.1 158,621 88,885 78.5
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 76 58 31.0 559,818 402,572 39.1 766 498 53.8 39,440 19,548 101.8
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 173 153 13.1 2,289,175 1,471,020 55.6 2,416 1,429 69.1 119,181 69,337 71.9
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 103 134 -23.1 D 15,814,429 N (2500-4999) 2,489 N D 131,945 N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 51 84 -39.3 D 2,865,150 N (2500-4999) 1,326 N D 53,436 N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 52 50 4.0 1,437,098 12,949,279 -88.9 464 1,163 -60.1 24,858 78,509 -68.3
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 54 58 -6.9 2,798,239 1,520,254 84.1 3,098 2,704 14.6 161,252 118,561 36.0
5181 Beer and ale 26 28 -7.1 877,990 639,937 37.2 1,492 1,147 30.1 64,427 53,283 20.9
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 28 30 -6.7 1,920,249 880,317 118.1 1,606 1,557 3.1 96,825 65,278 48.3
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 438 460 -4.8 D D N (5000-9999) (5000-9999) N D D N
5191 Farm supplies 60 57 5.3 D 132,141 N (500-999) 468 N D 13,010 N
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 58 84 -31.0 1,270,378 987,938 28.6 958 2,218 -56.8 36,943 64,524 -42.7
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 46 48 -4.2 99,950 79,401 25.9 476 479 -0.6 13,035 10,464 24.6
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 33 44 -25.0 D 1,244,131 N (1000-2499) 1,064 N D 62,647 N
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 36 40 -10.0 89,420 96,972 -7.8 323 294 9.9 9,661 9,454 2.2
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 205 187 9.6 D D N (2500-4999) (1000-2499) N D D N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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