1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Massachusetts
1987 SIC Basis: Construction




Construction 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 Dollar value of business done
Paid employees Annual payroll
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Construction industries 14,519 8.0 D N (100,000+) N D N
15 Building construction--general contractors and operative builders 3,737 4.8 D N (10k-24999) N D N
16 Heavy construction other than buildings construction--contractors 894 11.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
17 Construction--Special trade contractors 9,888 8.9 8,152,244 59.9 67,251 20.5 2,310,539 51.0
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