1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Delaware & D.C. comb
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 (DE and DC combined) 11 N N 17,377 9,978 74.2 107 N N 3,725 N N
Construction industries 2,257 2,071 9.0 D 1,830,711 N 20,070 17,677 13.5 D 445,084 N
Manufacturing 687 677 1.5 13,516,996 13,000,363 4.0 41,969 43,582 -3.7 1,505,099 1,368,444 10.0
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 857 785 9.2 3,101,647 2,000,586 55.0 16,490 13,702 20.3 527,204 402,998 30.8
Wholesale trade 1,118 1,088 2.8 13,159,122 12,258,065 7.4 15,805 16,082 -1.7 685,466 673,832 1.7
Retail trade 5,040 4,865 3.6 8,555,393 6,491,936 31.8 69,887 60,197 16.1 980,593 762,661 28.6
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 4,210 2,977 41.4 N 20,425,569 N 52,071 38,442 35.5 2,176,527 1,125,030 93.5
Service industries Taxable 6,006 5,302 13.3 5,141,411 2,822,713 82.1 70,912 54,186 30.9 1,903,778 1,170,282 62.7
Exempt 748 648 15.4 1,795,082 1,323,557 35.6 29,107 26,255 10.9 755,949 587,729 28.6
Auxiliaries 174 168 3.6 128,742 N N 24,132 27,170 -11.2 1,550,113 1,559,516 -0.6
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