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. "% 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 7,497 2.0 49,321,765 32.3 87,291 7.4 2,634,472 32.1
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 4,891 4.2 19,079,649 48.9 51,683 12.8 1,644,631 37.8
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 2,606 -1.7 30,242,116 23.6 35,608 0.5 989,841 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. "% 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 7,497 2.0 49,321,765 32.3 87,291 7.4 2,634,472 32.1
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 4,891 4.2 19,079,649 48.9 51,683 12.8 1,644,631 37.8
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 708 3.8 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 90 2.3 2,994,930 199.8 1,272 38.1 35,775 70.6
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 438 0.5 604,618 8.8 3,556 0.0 82,428 20.3
5014 Tires and tubes 88 37.5 D N (500-999) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 92 -2.1 D N (250-499) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 154 27.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5021 Furniture 68 30.8 D N (500-999) N D N
5023 Home furnishings 86 24.6 D N (500-999) N D N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 358 27.9 1,495,077 33.0 4,098 36.6 112,915 61.2
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 130 32.7 922,554 28.7 1,812 42.7 50,192 71.2
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 95 30.1 310,245 67.9 999 54.2 27,327 97.2
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 49 19.5 D N (250-499) N D N
5039 Other construction materials 84 23.5 D N (500-999) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 579 0.2 1,717,250 3.0 6,274 -2.0 220,579 11.8
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 10 -16.7 D N (100-249) N D N
5044 Office equipment 124 -17.9 265,075 12.6 1,609 -23.8 58,703 7.4
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 155 9.2 590,125 -3.5 1,759 6.6 72,187 9.2
5046 Other commercial equipment 63 5.0 D N (500-999) N D N
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 161 8.1 620,852 3.4 1,563 5.0 57,066 12.0
5048 Ophthalmic goods 13 -45.8 D N (100-249) N D N
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 53 32.5 111,344 104.7 575 100.3 14,387 105.5
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 175 0.0 1,543,087 96.1 2,527 21.8 85,357 46.8
5051 Metals service centers and offices 168 3.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 7 -46.2 D N (20-99) N D N
506 Electrical goods 519 3.4 1,946,986 28.3 4,935 3.6 168,943 28.1
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 313 -2.8 1,454,147 44.4 3,173 8.9 105,668 30.3
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 30 -26.8 94,967 -62.3 228 -47.0 6,435 -33.5
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 176 26.6 397,872 53.5 1,534 7.9 56,840 38.2
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 378 7.1 1,133,787 43.9 3,476 18.8 103,418 43.7
5072 Hardware 98 4.3 267,360 -1.5 956 -12.1 25,827 -7.5
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 130 10.2 515,236 74.7 1,368 40.5 41,505 92.9
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 123 2.5 287,972 49.6 943 30.2 29,924 53.3
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 27 28.6 63,219 116.6 209 48.2 6,162 106.9
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,665 1.8 6,193,257 52.9 19,633 23.9 691,220 52.1
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 83 13.7 618,181 107.3 1,584 36.0 61,140 76.2
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 148 -5.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 784 -0.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5085 Industrial supplies 436 8.5 1,462,881 15.2 4,875 13.3 170,717 23.1
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 118 -9.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 96 11.6 412,629 85.4 1,165 31.3 48,305 95.2
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 355 -3.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 50 -15.3 D N (500-999) N D N
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 18 -14.3 17,517 -0.3 102 -14.3 2,005 17.9
5093 Recyclable materials 96 3.2 288,391 66.8 1,069 20.2 27,721 48.3
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 47 -9.6 D N (100-249) N D N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 144 0.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
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 2,606 -1.7 30,242,116 23.6 35,608 0.5 989,841 23.8
511 Paper and paper products 257 10.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5111 Printing and writing paper 29 7.4 D N (250-499) N D N
5112 Stationery and office supplies 173 13.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 55 3.8 259,212 57.0 727 13.2 20,341 46.4
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 115 13.9 1,635,454 28.4 1,581 -5.5 50,474 2.9
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 115 13.9 1,635,454 28.4 1,581 -5.5 50,474 2.9
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 92 7.0 D N (500-999) N D N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 29 11.5 D N (100-249) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 27 -3.6 45,739 -34.6 214 -66.2 4,630 -52.2
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 30 0.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5139 Footwear 6 200.0 D N (1-19) N D N
514 Groceries and related products 684 -6.4 D N (10k-24999) N D N
5141 Groceries, general-line 50 -40.5 1,272,864 -19.9 2,025 -15.6 54,130 -11.1
5142 Packaged frozen foods 84 33.3 809,431 52.5 1,816 25.0 47,893 66.8
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 31 -35.4 133,708 N 354 N 10,192 N
5144 Poultry and poultry products 12 9.1 D N (20-99) N D N
5145 Confectionery 44 -2.2 252,805 24.8 1,025 27.6 24,525 45.1
5146 Fish and seafoods 177 -7.3 344,332 14.1 1,425 -32.0 18,231 5.4
5147 Meats and meat products 42 -6.7 D N (500-999) N D N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 42 -20.8 206,084 -21.0 918 8.0 20,867 22.5
5149 Other groceries and related products 202 5.8 1,638,545 N 3,494 N 109,691 N
515 Farm-product raw materials 101 -17.2 11,345,036 71.4 1,886 9.0 49,044 32.5
5153 Grain and field beans 59 -20.3 10,812,223 73.2 1,330 16.5 42,896 32.0
5154 Livestock 18 -10.0 D N (250-499) N D N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 24 -14.3 D N (100-249) N D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 299 5.7 1,691,044 0.8 3,303 31.8 149,855 83.0
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 46 70.4 D N (250-499) N D N
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 253 -1.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 384 -12.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 300 -14.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 84 -5.6 597,062 -46.5 660 -30.6 18,708 -26.5
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 76 -9.5 1,056,252 2.2 3,189 -0.8 88,107 5.1
5181 Beer and ale 47 -9.6 503,491 -7.5 1,919 -3.2 48,064 -3.1
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 29 -9.4 552,761 13.0 1,270 2.9 40,043 17.0
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 598 4.7 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 272 -4.2 904,158 -38.0 2,447 7.2 50,411 14.8
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 36 2.9 78,958 -15.8 356 -26.0 7,729 -3.8
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 44 -4.3 52,489 30.1 508 16.8 7,881 35.0
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 30 -16.7 1,195,184 72.1 1,204 3.0 30,306 19.6
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 56 9.8 92,499 38.4 357 12.6 10,355 28.7
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 160 34.5 D N (500-999) 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