1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Louisiana
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 1,628 1,721 -5.4 27,456,462 22,353,693 22.8 53,689 42,690 25.8 2,330,377 1,510,216 54.3
Construction industries 7,646 6,404 19.4 11,262,360 7,675,939 46.7 106,314 91,852 15.7 2,983,765 2,106,170 41.7
Manufacturing 4,054 3,909 3.7 81,385,399 61,128,527 33.1 173,489 172,615 0.5 6,259,067 5,157,318 21.4
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 5,617 4,783 17.4 19,654,813 16,926,567 16.1 105,779 92,241 14.7 3,445,825 2,662,623 29.4
Wholesale trade 7,497 7,347 2.0 49,321,765 37,287,195 32.3 87,291 81,251 7.4 2,634,472 1,993,586 32.1
Retail trade 23,558 22,644 4.0 37,222,865 27,806,373 33.9 333,931 288,816 15.6 4,089,854 3,095,546 32.1
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 10,009 8,765 14.2 N 14,768,304 N 81,495 75,249 8.3 2,461,217 1,842,993 33.5
Service industries Taxable 30,455 27,119 12.3 25,112,448 16,066,946 56.3 391,385 296,476 32.0 8,758,084 5,912,198 48.1
Exempt 2,838 2,557 11.0 7,092,511 5,587,102 26.9 121,496 110,093 10.4 2,801,431 2,337,735 19.8
Auxiliaries 617 595 3.7 206,727 N N 19,703 28,086 -29.8 897,219 1,034,638 -13.3
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