1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Massachusetts
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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For detail below the sector totals, click on a down arrow. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales, receipts, or shipments
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
Mining 75 N 153,543 59.8 1,067 N 41,865 N
Construction industries 14,519 8.0 D N (100,000+) N D N
Manufacturing 9,733 -0.9 82,603,724 26.2 441,770 -0.7 17,445,834 20.0
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 6,100 10.2 26,876,138 36.2 129,023 14.6 4,650,315 24.6
Wholesale trade 11,423 4.3 116,391,186 34.3 161,894 14.4 6,954,390 38.1
Retail trade 38,975 1.3 62,533,487 31.2 522,783 11.3 7,533,875 25.9
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 14,325 12.9 N N 247,872 14.4 12,728,967 57.4
Service industries Taxable 53,392 14.7 59,619,241 53.1 703,699 29.0 23,414,817 55.0
Exempt 7,870 8.7 19,950,084 17.8 312,015 3.4 8,650,878 12.4
Auxiliaries 1,186 -0.1 672,202 N 86,970 -15.2 5,133,475 13.8
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