1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for District of Columbia
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
Construction industries 271 333 -18.6 D 1,029,736 N (5000-9999) 6,954 N D 215,031 N
Manufacturing 351 370 -5.1 2,443,911 2,003,247 22.0 11,906 11,860 0.4 569,906 475,213 19.9
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 710 705 0.7 5,343,223 3,696,794 44.5 18,238 17,906 1.9 974,030 771,610 26.2
Wholesale trade 394 499 -21.0 D 3,308,499 N (5000-9999) 6,568 N D 231,162 N
Retail trade 3,645 3,847 -5.3 D 3,586,625 N (25k-49999) 46,890 N D 642,123 N
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 2,161 2,182 -1.0 N 17,204,421 N 26,621 28,468 -6.5 1,699,162 1,141,188 48.9
Service industries Taxable 7,765 7,373 5.3 15,305,259 11,238,493 36.2 130,661 120,661 8.3 5,779,482 4,299,497 34.4
Exempt 2,780 2,582 7.7 11,665,246 9,782,234 19.2 91,749 96,338 -4.8 3,604,309 3,118,166 15.6
Auxiliaries 274 283 -3.2 D N N 11,956 7,323 63.3 588,615 327,004 80.0
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