1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Georgia
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 16,132 14,608 10.4 169,616,237 113,803,525 49.0 214,242 179,383 19.4 8,166,296 5,328,901 53.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 10,954 9,557 14.6 D 65,187,722 N (100,000+) 108,266 N D 3,483,995 N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 5,178 5,051 2.5 D 48,615,803 N (50k-99999) 71,117 N D 1,844,906 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 16,132 14,608 10.4 169,616,237 113,803,525 49.0 214,242 179,383 19.4 8,166,296 5,328,901 53.2
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 10,954 9,557 14.6 D 65,187,722 N (100,000+) 108,266 N D 3,483,995 N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 1,483 1,393 6.5 30,049,479 20,099,979 49.5 18,592 15,283 21.7 565,020 407,066 38.8
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 245 232 5.6 24,290,967 15,298,716 58.8 5,359 4,268 25.6 184,529 112,518 64.0
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 891 830 7.3 4,850,197 3,885,796 24.8 9,950 8,341 19.3 292,598 228,950 27.8
5014 Tires and tubes 138 124 11.3 728,266 814,105 -10.5 1,861 1,616 15.2 58,586 45,680 28.3
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 209 207 1.0 180,049 101,362 77.6 1,422 1,058 34.4 29,307 19,918 47.1
502 Furniture and home furnishings 888 740 20.0 6,955,939 4,712,572 47.6 9,263 8,327 11.2 301,905 224,822 34.3
5021 Furniture 323 243 32.9 1,662,564 980,764 69.5 2,690 2,319 16.0 100,649 66,050 52.4
5023 Home furnishings 565 497 13.7 5,293,375 3,731,808 41.8 6,573 6,008 9.4 201,256 158,772 26.8
503 Lumber and other construction materials 820 633 29.5 4,815,056 3,131,657 53.8 10,291 7,844 31.2 340,139 195,866 73.7
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 384 282 36.2 3,112,533 1,518,408 105.0 5,808 3,829 51.7 189,290 102,240 85.1
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 167 150 11.3 490,495 260,848 88.0 1,316 945 39.3 44,156 24,817 77.9
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 97 83 16.9 540,847 567,372 -4.7 852 795 7.2 32,756 25,805 26.9
5039 Other construction materials 172 118 45.8 671,181 785,029 -14.5 2,315 2,275 1.8 73,937 43,004 71.9
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 1,608 1,463 9.9 16,195,637 9,783,435 65.5 33,751 23,130 45.9 1,680,837 924,142 81.9
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 38 47 -19.1 1,059,229 D N 1,087 (1000-2499) N 58,737 D N
5044 Office equipment 194 224 -13.4 2,240,574 1,177,764 90.2 7,726 4,768 62.0 263,279 163,586 60.9
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 705 591 19.3 8,459,182 4,115,843 105.5 16,543 9,266 78.5 963,717 421,879 128.4
5046 Other commercial equipment 186 167 11.4 564,118 390,573 44.4 1,573 1,577 -0.3 58,156 46,066 26.2
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 351 296 18.6 2,837,799 2,650,315 7.1 5,197 5,023 3.5 274,613 203,406 35.0
5048 Ophthalmic goods 41 48 -14.6 474,782 63,608 646.4 687 311 120.9 24,018 7,338 227.3
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 93 90 3.3 559,953 D N 938 (1000-2499) N 38,317 D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 332 298 11.4 4,678,995 3,330,935 40.5 4,449 3,822 16.4 187,986 131,440 43.0
5051 Metals service centers and offices 316 284 11.3 4,536,701 D N 4,292 (2500-4999) N 182,195 D N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 16 14 14.3 142,294 D N 157 (20-99) N 5,791 D N
506 Electrical goods 1,398 1,109 26.1 17,320,369 9,947,894 74.1 19,537 14,244 37.2 897,640 523,600 71.4
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 682 553 23.3 5,223,070 2,988,110 74.8 7,946 6,996 13.6 307,147 244,209 25.8
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 116 110 5.5 1,983,352 2,055,564 -3.5 1,497 1,626 -7.9 64,250 63,933 0.5
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 600 446 34.5 10,113,947 4,904,220 106.2 10,094 5,622 79.5 526,243 215,458 144.2
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 883 722 22.3 4,305,228 2,761,736 55.9 8,899 6,641 34.0 307,540 193,272 59.1
5072 Hardware 303 229 32.3 1,734,062 1,203,596 44.1 3,566 2,537 40.6 114,396 68,935 65.9
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 322 245 31.4 1,583,090 904,822 75.0 3,113 2,145 45.1 109,913 62,828 74.9
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 206 205 0.5 724,408 515,982 40.4 1,768 1,625 8.8 68,794 50,856 35.3
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 52 43 20.9 263,668 137,336 92.0 452 334 35.3 14,437 10,653 35.5
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 2,470 2,252 9.7 D 8,266,266 N (25k-49999) 20,974 N D 670,018 N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 198 171 15.8 1,831,023 936,256 95.6 3,071 2,042 50.4 125,628 68,728 82.8
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 304 297 2.4 D 1,496,503 N (2500-4999) 3,078 N D 78,674 N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 1,040 927 12.2 5,689,448 3,251,148 75.0 11,343 8,308 36.5 484,805 301,886 60.6
5085 Industrial supplies 591 533 10.9 2,386,083 1,851,798 28.9 5,510 4,909 12.2 204,893 144,003 42.3
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 240 245 -2.0 763,247 439,132 73.8 1,933 1,954 -1.1 63,132 53,020 19.1
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 97 79 22.8 474,795 291,429 62.9 732 683 7.2 27,557 23,707 16.2
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 1,072 947 13.2 D 3,153,248 N (5000-9999) 8,001 N D 213,769 N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 191 145 31.7 863,454 675,926 27.7 1,898 1,535 23.6 64,873 41,835 55.1
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 66 48 37.5 148,389 287,178 -48.3 266 701 -62.1 10,111 25,305 -60.0
5093 Recyclable materials 259 259 0.0 955,894 678,157 41.0 3,044 2,797 8.8 85,100 68,030 25.1
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 169 167 1.2 317,866 370,671 -14.2 698 758 -7.9 22,583 22,566 0.1
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 387 328 18.0 D 1,141,316 N (2500-4999) 2,210 N D 56,033 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 5,178 5,051 2.5 D 48,615,803 N (50k-99999) 71,117 N D 1,844,906 N
511 Paper and paper products 656 629 4.3 D 5,299,909 N (10k-24999) 13,401 N D 278,732 N
5111 Printing and writing paper 83 81 2.5 1,845,315 1,604,223 15.0 1,296 1,462 -11.4 68,391 62,906 8.7
5112 Stationery and office supplies 388 383 1.3 D 1,776,682 N (5000-9999) 9,508 N D 135,447 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 185 165 12.1 3,872,494 1,919,004 101.8 3,309 2,431 36.1 161,940 80,379 101.5
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 183 142 28.9 7,564,844 5,214,335 45.1 5,777 4,283 34.9 313,993 146,623 114.1
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 183 142 28.9 7,564,844 5,214,335 45.1 5,777 4,283 34.9 313,993 146,623 114.1
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 533 490 8.8 D 2,557,091 N (2500-4999) 4,189 N D 117,278 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 169 155 9.0 D 871,555 N (1000-2499) 1,469 N D 41,775 N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 142 130 9.2 1,328,418 977,297 35.9 1,580 1,733 -8.8 58,654 44,589 31.5
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 188 178 5.6 496,189 634,474 -21.8 981 860 14.1 28,053 27,175 3.2
5139 Footwear 34 27 25.9 346,458 73,765 369.7 199 127 56.7 8,736 3,739 133.6
514 Groceries and related products 947 956 -0.9 D 11,398,580 N (10k-24999) 19,936 N D 505,766 N
5141 Groceries, general-line 86 93 -7.5 2,492,297 1,629,800 52.9 3,446 3,297 4.5 116,496 82,637 41.0
5142 Packaged frozen foods 99 109 -9.2 2,360,491 2,043,652 15.5 1,835 2,702 -32.1 63,688 79,944 -20.3
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 51 70 -27.1 641,905 424,244 51.3 802 880 -8.9 23,779 22,140 7.4
5144 Poultry and poultry products 54 58 -6.9 867,600 377,095 130.1 1,609 1,285 25.2 40,471 23,135 74.9
5145 Confectionery 92 83 10.8 1,275,549 873,039 46.1 2,391 2,097 14.0 75,060 42,265 77.6
5146 Fish and seafoods 50 47 6.4 245,201 124,640 96.7 527 303 73.9 14,347 6,491 121.0
5147 Meats and meat products 75 84 -10.7 D 1,471,517 N (1000-2499) 1,686 N D 44,833 N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 139 129 7.8 770,133 592,919 29.9 2,347 1,995 17.6 58,718 41,750 40.6
5149 Other groceries and related products 301 283 6.4 9,957,368 3,861,674 157.9 8,090 5,691 42.2 279,603 162,571 72.0
515 Farm-product raw materials 221 218 1.4 1,802,213 1,826,460 -1.3 1,920 2,131 -9.9 36,800 31,794 15.7
5153 Grain and field beans 60 65 -7.7 409,395 502,609 -18.5 448 478 -6.3 12,041 9,001 33.8
5154 Livestock 46 49 -6.1 302,905 283,444 6.9 539 666 -19.1 4,117 4,557 -9.7
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 115 104 10.6 1,089,913 1,040,407 4.8 933 987 -5.5 20,642 18,236 13.2
516 Chemicals and allied products 623 552 12.9 9,244,038 8,197,527 12.8 6,086 5,769 5.5 289,009 208,477 38.6
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 150 136 10.3 2,397,376 2,397,409 0.0 1,276 868 47.0 56,509 35,138 60.8
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 473 416 13.7 6,846,662 5,800,118 18.0 4,810 4,901 -1.9 232,500 173,339 34.1
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 407 480 -15.2 9,698,822 6,757,101 43.5 3,951 4,417 -10.6 127,375 111,506 14.2
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 295 365 -19.2 4,890,833 4,023,503 21.6 2,863 3,550 -19.4 86,115 85,077 1.2
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 112 115 -2.6 4,807,989 2,733,598 75.9 1,088 867 25.5 41,260 26,429 56.1
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 101 100 1.0 2,132,312 1,818,603 17.2 4,570 3,944 15.9 183,867 137,648 33.6
5181 Beer and ale 48 53 -9.4 931,850 727,833 28.0 2,835 2,429 16.7 98,817 74,837 32.0
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 53 47 12.8 1,200,462 1,090,770 10.1 1,735 1,515 14.5 85,050 62,811 35.4
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 1,507 1,484 1.5 7,146,737 5,546,197 28.9 15,318 13,047 17.4 427,394 307,082 39.2
5191 Farm supplies 482 510 -5.5 1,993,197 1,582,148 26.0 4,473 3,736 19.7 100,418 77,414 29.7
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 107 106 0.9 900,344 623,071 44.5 2,260 1,565 44.4 71,011 38,593 84.0
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 150 135 11.1 380,616 234,756 62.1 2,189 1,438 52.2 46,581 26,276 77.3
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 39 46 -15.2 1,918,792 1,355,586 41.5 1,838 1,534 19.8 58,147 36,171 60.8
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 150 156 -3.8 422,077 378,788 11.4 1,126 1,163 -3.2 38,250 32,648 17.2
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 579 531 9.0 1,531,711 1,371,848 11.7 3,432 3,611 -5.0 112,987 95,980 17.7
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