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.
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
Construction industries 271 -18.6 D N (5000-9999) N D N
Manufacturing 351 -5.1 2,443,911 22.0 11,906 0.4 569,906 19.9
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 710 0.7 5,343,223 44.5 18,238 1.9 974,030 26.2
Wholesale trade 394 -21.0 D N (5000-9999) N D N
Retail trade 3,645 -5.3 D N (25k-49999) N D N
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 2,161 -1.0 N N 26,621 -6.5 1,699,162 48.9
Service industries Taxable 7,765 5.3 15,305,259 36.2 130,661 8.3 5,779,482 34.4
Exempt 2,780 7.7 11,665,246 19.2 91,749 -4.8 3,604,309 15.6
Auxiliaries 274 -3.2 D N 11,956 63.3 588,615 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