1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Illinois
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.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Wholesale trade 24,757 0.5 284,546,480 29.7 357,606 7.7 14,310,760 30.9
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 15,842 3.1 161,221,486 39.9 216,896 8.3 9,177,630 31.7
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 8,915 -3.8 123,324,994 18.4 140,710 7.0 5,133,130 29.5
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. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Wholesale trade 24,757 0.5 284,546,480 29.7 357,606 7.7 14,310,760 30.9
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 15,842 3.1 161,221,486 39.9 216,896 8.3 9,177,630 31.7
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 1,708 -7.5 34,800,461 44.7 24,333 6.6 752,836 22.2
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 245 -12.5 28,206,421 53.1 6,448 10.1 224,789 25.1
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 1,118 -5.3 5,934,865 28.5 14,320 8.1 431,488 23.5
5014 Tires and tubes 128 -21.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 217 -3.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 882 2.2 5,859,502 28.0 9,580 7.6 382,720 29.7
5021 Furniture 420 -0.2 2,368,831 12.6 3,653 -1.5 160,852 20.6
5023 Home furnishings 462 4.5 3,490,671 41.2 5,927 14.2 221,868 37.3
503 Lumber and other construction materials 920 12.9 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 390 14.0 2,038,981 23.2 4,535 24.6 160,646 35.4
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 178 0.6 834,367 34.6 1,557 7.9 54,995 13.3
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 147 2.8 793,238 17.1 1,580 25.7 62,738 57.2
5039 Other construction materials 205 34.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 2,117 -1.5 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 80 -15.8 1,910,289 22.1 1,981 -26.4 98,068 -2.4
5044 Office equipment 315 -15.3 2,196,403 38.5 6,493 -14.5 278,110 15.9
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 728 -4.2 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5046 Other commercial equipment 269 7.2 1,343,305 37.2 4,196 36.9 155,476 52.6
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 512 15.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 66 -15.4 175,289 -2.4 711 -2.5 21,007 -0.3
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 147 -1.3 1,227,037 44.9 2,392 -20.1 99,894 -3.4
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 896 6.9 17,484,202 24.5 16,869 11.7 673,367 21.7
5051 Metals service centers and offices 861 6.0 17,197,864 27.9 16,668 12.3 663,623 23.0
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 35 34.6 286,338 -52.2 201 -24.2 9,744 -30.7
506 Electrical goods 2,137 7.9 23,841,329 48.4 30,908 4.5 1,486,994 42.5
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 978 1.7 6,805,256 46.9 12,499 11.7 523,508 39.8
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 182 -4.2 4,812,444 20.8 3,675 -34.3 168,054 -4.1
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 977 18.0 12,223,629 64.0 14,734 15.2 795,432 61.0
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 1,359 6.8 7,311,376 31.7 16,941 26.3 654,341 47.7
5072 Hardware 627 9.8 3,815,077 44.2 8,957 35.7 341,589 62.7
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 413 9.0 2,296,937 21.3 4,964 23.4 191,521 37.1
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 237 -2.9 902,720 17.0 2,159 -1.3 86,711 18.8
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 82 3.8 296,642 23.6 861 44.7 34,520 69.0
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 4,118 5.8 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 216 3.8 6,756,961 63.1 4,936 20.6 276,899 75.2
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 489 -5.8 2,371,095 48.1 5,882 3.7 175,404 30.3
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 2,034 12.3 11,022,011 40.1 22,246 12.5 1,055,615 36.3
5085 Industrial supplies 903 4.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 340 -9.6 897,308 19.3 3,194 -6.4 95,463 7.1
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 136 19.3 1,335,686 50.0 1,925 60.0 92,749 104.6
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 1,705 -0.5 11,400,535 41.6 17,899 10.5 633,132 35.4
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 249 -2.4 2,410,670 59.3 2,889 8.0 124,784 54.4
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 163 12.4 2,394,306 54.1 2,516 28.5 97,359 58.1
5093 Recyclable materials 493 -7.3 3,002,687 38.2 6,104 8.8 194,916 30.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 290 -4.3 1,019,108 -1.8 2,198 -23.9 70,854 -5.7
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 510 6.5 2,573,764 45.1 4,192 36.4 145,219 44.1
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 8,915 -3.8 123,324,994 18.4 140,710 7.0 5,133,130 29.5
511 Paper and paper products 1,186 -1.2 15,707,216 15.3 21,105 13.6 746,218 35.6
5111 Printing and writing paper 186 3.9 5,019,498 -11.8 2,142 -14.1 107,273 -0.6
5112 Stationery and office supplies 617 -2.7 4,196,340 52.0 13,705 17.9 370,243 39.8
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 383 -1.0 6,491,378 25.3 5,258 17.8 268,702 51.5
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 321 12.2 14,057,069 5.7 11,403 2.4 550,755 18.5
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 321 12.2 14,057,069 5.7 11,403 2.4 550,755 18.5
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 643 -3.5 3,226,292 8.0 5,230 -10.6 191,648 12.5
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 185 2.2 676,170 -27.9 1,497 -7.8 54,610 -4.2
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 171 -8.1 1,188,047 N 2,070 N 76,021 N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 236 -6.3 1,064,302 2.8 1,448 -17.5 51,246 14.7
5139 Footwear 51 8.5 297,773 N 215 N 9,771 N
514 Groceries and related products 1,855 -3.6 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5141 Groceries, general-line 185 -11.1 11,877,718 30.6 7,162 5.1 261,869 23.1
5142 Packaged frozen foods 183 -2.7 3,894,881 39.1 4,875 18.3 167,680 53.6
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 162 -14.7 2,185,267 44.5 2,260 9.2 81,046 37.0
5144 Poultry and poultry products 52 -17.5 626,270 10.1 1,138 2.1 32,928 11.6
5145 Confectionery 141 22.6 2,079,228 17.6 3,735 -20.4 127,581 33.7
5146 Fish and seafoods 44 -25.4 D N (250-499) N D N
5147 Meats and meat products 264 -9.6 2,656,403 -30.9 4,074 -12.8 120,744 -4.4
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 204 3.6 1,273,693 8.5 1,970 -1.4 87,688 27.4
5149 Other groceries and related products 620 1.3 D N (10k-24999) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 916 -7.0 13,785,098 18.2 6,511 -4.4 184,911 22.5
5153 Grain and field beans 770 -6.0 12,889,314 24.3 5,589 -0.7 167,259 24.4
5154 Livestock 115 -14.8 771,524 -28.4 666 -31.1 9,723 -6.4
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 31 0.0 124,260 -42.4 256 15.8 7,929 29.9
516 Chemicals and allied products 874 8.4 10,564,948 4.1 10,131 12.3 464,742 30.1
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 293 30.2 4,339,809 32.4 3,608 44.0 157,223 60.7
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 581 0.0 6,225,139 -9.4 6,523 0.1 307,519 18.6
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 470 -27.0 7,567,054 4.8 5,415 -14.9 197,279 9.6
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 325 -29.8 5,415,028 14.9 4,168 -7.0 136,365 22.3
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 145 -19.9 2,152,026 -14.2 1,247 -33.8 60,914 -11.1
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 219 -7.6 3,732,512 22.4 6,791 0.6 269,282 8.2
5181 Beer and ale 146 -5.2 1,999,451 43.9 3,908 2.0 150,661 15.5
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 73 -12.0 1,733,061 4.4 2,883 -1.3 118,621 0.2
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 2,431 -3.4 D N (25k-49999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 918 -11.1 7,837,776 35.4 9,011 -17.3 279,969 9.5
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 238 1.3 3,130,047 27.2 9,173 36.7 234,708 24.9
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 198 17.9 694,288 38.0 3,216 27.2 91,953 52.1
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 50 -12.3 2,042,496 -7.0 2,099 -12.1 70,669 4.9
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 110 -35.3 623,026 13.6 995 -28.4 39,310 -4.2
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 917 7.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
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