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.
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
Mining (DE and DC combined) 11 N 17,377 74.2 107 N 3,725 N
Construction industries 2,257 9.0 D N 20,070 13.5 D N
Manufacturing 687 1.5 13,516,996 4.0 41,969 -3.7 1,505,099 10.0
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 857 9.2 3,101,647 55.0 16,490 20.3 527,204 30.8
Wholesale trade 1,118 2.8 13,159,122 7.4 15,805 -1.7 685,466 1.7
Retail trade 5,040 3.6 8,555,393 31.8 69,887 16.1 980,593 28.6
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 4,210 41.4 N N 52,071 35.5 2,176,527 93.5
Service industries Taxable 6,006 13.3 5,141,411 82.1 70,912 30.9 1,903,778 62.7
Exempt 748 15.4 1,795,082 35.6 29,107 10.9 755,949 28.6
Auxiliaries 174 3.6 128,742 N 24,132 -11.2 1,550,113 -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