1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Louisiana
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. An alternate display has fewer columns.

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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 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
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 4,891 4,696 4.2 19,079,649 12,812,920 48.9 51,683 45,817 12.8 1,644,631 1,193,832 37.8
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 2,606 2,651 -1.7 30,242,116 24,474,275 23.6 35,608 35,434 0.5 989,841 799,754 23.8
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 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
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 4,891 4,696 4.2 19,079,649 12,812,920 48.9 51,683 45,817 12.8 1,644,631 1,193,832 37.8
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 708 682 3.8 D A N (5000-9999) (1000-2499) N D A N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 90 88 2.3 2,994,930 999,082 199.8 1,272 921 38.1 35,775 20,965 70.6
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 438 436 0.5 604,618 555,867 8.8 3,556 3,556 0.0 82,428 68,546 20.3
5014 Tires and tubes 88 64 37.5 D A N (500-999) (1000-2499) N D A N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 92 94 -2.1 D 34,806 N (250-499) 460 N D 6,506 N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 154 121 27.3 D 302,995 N (1000-2499) 1,344 N D 26,180 N
5021 Furniture 68 52 30.8 D 133,274 N (500-999) 546 N D 9,576 N
5023 Home furnishings 86 69 24.6 D 169,721 N (500-999) 798 N D 16,604 N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 358 280 27.9 1,495,077 1,123,938 33.0 4,098 3,001 36.6 112,915 70,036 61.2
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 130 98 32.7 922,554 716,849 28.7 1,812 1,270 42.7 50,192 29,317 71.2
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 95 73 30.1 310,245 184,751 67.9 999 648 54.2 27,327 13,859 97.2
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 49 41 19.5 D 102,694 N (250-499) 289 N D 9,430 N
5039 Other construction materials 84 68 23.5 D 119,644 N (500-999) 794 N D 17,430 N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 579 578 0.2 1,717,250 1,666,564 3.0 6,274 6,405 -2.0 220,579 197,363 11.8
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 10 12 -16.7 D 94,065 N (100-249) 216 N D 7,016 N
5044 Office equipment 124 151 -17.9 265,075 235,489 12.6 1,609 2,112 -23.8 58,703 54,664 7.4
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 155 142 9.2 590,125 611,760 -3.5 1,759 1,650 6.6 72,187 66,090 9.2
5046 Other commercial equipment 63 60 5.0 D 57,701 N (500-999) 475 N D 9,037 N
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 161 149 8.1 620,852 600,548 3.4 1,563 1,488 5.0 57,066 50,946 12.0
5048 Ophthalmic goods 13 24 -45.8 D 12,599 N (100-249) 177 N D 2,609 N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 53 40 32.5 111,344 54,402 104.7 575 287 100.3 14,387 7,001 105.5
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 175 175 0.0 1,543,087 786,708 96.1 2,527 2,075 21.8 85,357 58,139 46.8
5051 Metals service centers and offices 168 162 3.7 D 748,952 N (1000-2499) 1,938 N D 55,649 N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 7 13 -46.2 D 37,756 N (20-99) 137 N D 2,490 N
506 Electrical goods 519 502 3.4 1,946,986 1,517,967 28.3 4,935 4,765 3.6 168,943 131,912 28.1
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 313 322 -2.8 1,454,147 1,007,159 44.4 3,173 2,913 8.9 105,668 81,101 30.3
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 30 41 -26.8 94,967 251,595 -62.3 228 430 -47.0 6,435 9,671 -33.5
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 176 139 26.6 397,872 259,213 53.5 1,534 1,422 7.9 56,840 41,140 38.2
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 378 353 7.1 1,133,787 788,077 43.9 3,476 2,926 18.8 103,418 71,948 43.7
5072 Hardware 98 94 4.3 267,360 271,416 -1.5 956 1,087 -12.1 25,827 27,936 -7.5
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 130 118 10.2 515,236 294,936 74.7 1,368 974 40.5 41,505 21,514 92.9
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 123 120 2.5 287,972 192,532 49.6 943 724 30.2 29,924 19,520 53.3
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 27 21 28.6 63,219 29,193 116.6 209 141 48.2 6,162 2,978 106.9
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,665 1,636 1.8 6,193,257 4,051,548 52.9 19,633 15,851 23.9 691,220 454,355 52.1
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 83 73 13.7 618,181 298,259 107.3 1,584 1,165 36.0 61,140 34,709 76.2
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 148 157 -5.7 D 315,768 N (1000-2499) 1,517 N D 31,978 N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 784 788 -0.5 D 1,761,018 N (5000-9999) 6,626 N D 195,486 N
5085 Industrial supplies 436 402 8.5 1,462,881 1,269,967 15.2 4,875 4,303 13.3 170,717 138,729 23.1
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 118 130 -9.2 D 184,015 N (1000-2499) 1,353 N D 28,705 N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 96 86 11.6 412,629 222,521 85.4 1,165 887 31.3 48,305 24,748 95.2
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 355 369 -3.8 D A N (2500-4999) (1000-2499) N D A N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 50 59 -15.3 D 161,118 N (500-999) 835 N D 14,677 N
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 18 21 -14.3 17,517 17,578 -0.3 102 119 -14.3 2,005 1,700 17.9
5093 Recyclable materials 96 93 3.2 288,391 172,918 66.8 1,069 889 20.2 27,721 18,690 48.3
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 47 52 -9.6 D A N (100-249) (1000-2499) N D A N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 144 144 0.0 D 290,118 N (1000-2499) 1,085 N D 21,189 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 2,606 2,651 -1.7 30,242,116 24,474,275 23.6 35,608 35,434 0.5 989,841 799,754 23.8
511 Paper and paper products 257 233 10.3 D A N (2500-4999) (1000-2499) N D A N
5111 Printing and writing paper 29 27 7.4 D A N (250-499) (1000-2499) N D A N
5112 Stationery and office supplies 173 153 13.1 D 239,965 N (1000-2499) 1,680 N D 32,326 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 55 53 3.8 259,212 165,117 57.0 727 642 13.2 20,341 13,896 46.4
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 115 101 13.9 1,635,454 1,274,157 28.4 1,581 1,673 -5.5 50,474 49,031 2.9
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 115 101 13.9 1,635,454 1,274,157 28.4 1,581 1,673 -5.5 50,474 49,031 2.9
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 92 86 7.0 D 144,332 N (500-999) 1,011 N D 16,329 N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 29 26 11.5 D D N (100-249) (100-249) N D D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 27 28 -3.6 45,739 69,917 -34.6 214 634 -66.2 4,630 9,687 -52.2
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 30 30 0.0 D 30,778 N (100-249) 139 N D 2,240 N
5139 Footwear 6 2 200.0 D D N (1-19) (1-19) N D D N
514 Groceries and related products 684 731 -6.4 D 4,930,877 N (10k-24999) 12,588 N D 253,147 N
5141 Groceries, general-line 50 84 -40.5 1,272,864 1,589,053 -19.9 2,025 2,398 -15.6 54,130 60,890 -11.1
5142 Packaged frozen foods 84 63 33.3 809,431 530,656 52.5 1,816 1,453 25.0 47,893 28,707 66.8
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 31 48 -35.4 133,708 A N 354 (1000-2499) N 10,192 A N
5144 Poultry and poultry products 12 11 9.1 D 232,272 N (20-99) 195 N D 6,300 N
5145 Confectionery 44 45 -2.2 252,805 202,557 24.8 1,025 803 27.6 24,525 16,902 45.1
5146 Fish and seafoods 177 191 -7.3 344,332 301,900 14.1 1,425 2,096 -32.0 18,231 17,290 5.4
5147 Meats and meat products 42 45 -6.7 D 238,252 N (500-999) 798 N D 13,958 N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 42 53 -20.8 206,084 260,731 -21.0 918 850 8.0 20,867 17,032 22.5
5149 Other groceries and related products 202 191 5.8 1,638,545 A N 3,494 (1000-2499) N 109,691 A N
515 Farm-product raw materials 101 122 -17.2 11,345,036 6,617,586 71.4 1,886 1,731 9.0 49,044 37,019 32.5
5153 Grain and field beans 59 74 -20.3 10,812,223 6,243,216 73.2 1,330 1,142 16.5 42,896 32,505 32.0
5154 Livestock 18 20 -10.0 D 112,469 N (250-499) 423 N D 2,045 N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 24 28 -14.3 D 261,901 N (100-249) 166 N D 2,469 N
516 Chemicals and allied products 299 283 5.7 1,691,044 1,677,237 0.8 3,303 2,507 31.8 149,855 81,897 83.0
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 46 27 70.4 D 94,179 N (250-499) 260 N D 6,671 N
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 253 256 -1.2 D 1,583,058 N (2500-4999) 2,247 N D 75,226 N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 384 440 -12.7 D 5,861,788 N (2500-4999) 4,651 N D 119,137 N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 300 351 -14.5 D 4,746,162 N (2500-4999) 3,700 N D 93,683 N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 84 89 -5.6 597,062 1,115,626 -46.5 660 951 -30.6 18,708 25,454 -26.5
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 76 84 -9.5 1,056,252 1,033,725 2.2 3,189 3,216 -0.8 88,107 83,829 5.1
5181 Beer and ale 47 52 -9.6 503,491 544,500 -7.5 1,919 1,982 -3.2 48,064 49,598 -3.1
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 29 32 -9.4 552,761 489,225 13.0 1,270 1,234 2.9 40,043 34,231 17.0
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 598 571 4.7 D A N (5000-9999) (1000-2499) N D A N
5191 Farm supplies 272 284 -4.2 904,158 1,457,206 -38.0 2,447 2,282 7.2 50,411 43,895 14.8
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 36 35 2.9 78,958 93,791 -15.8 356 481 -26.0 7,729 8,038 -3.8
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 44 46 -4.3 52,489 40,339 30.1 508 435 16.8 7,881 5,837 35.0
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 30 36 -16.7 1,195,184 694,306 72.1 1,204 1,169 3.0 30,306 25,337 19.6
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 56 51 9.8 92,499 66,833 38.4 357 317 12.6 10,355 8,045 28.7
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 160 119 34.5 D A N (500-999) (1000-2499) N D A 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