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

 

 

 

Manufacturing 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.
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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Value of Shipments
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Manufacturing 9,733 9,825 -0.9 82,603,724 65,472,699 26.2 441,770 444,906 -0.7 17,445,834 14,537,522 20.0
20 Food and kindred products 491 454 8.1 5,681,096 4,931,760 15.2 21,441 20,888 2.6 659,375 593,563 11.1
22 Textile mill products 169 187 -9.6 D 1,885,009 N (10k-24999) 15,487 N D 391,107 N
23 Apparel and other textile products 430 430 0.0 1,407,110 1,515,734 -7.2 15,179 19,143 -20.7 336,220 357,249 -5.9
24 Lumber and wood products 348 360 -3.3 482,683 458,060 5.4 3,594 4,083 -12.0 97,050 94,066 3.2
25 Furniture and fixtures 226 228 -0.9 741,549 455,664 62.7 5,958 4,821 23.6 177,641 112,405 58.0
26 Paper and allied products 249 252 -1.2 4,236,272 2,935,809 44.3 20,261 19,720 2.7 743,326 600,107 23.9
27 Printing and publishing 1,777 1,792 -0.8 D 6,157,205 N (50k-99999) 48,777 N D 1,479,816 N
28 Chemicals and allied products 307 288 6.6 5,161,280 3,662,369 40.9 16,397 14,777 11.0 755,755 577,686 30.8
29 Petroleum and coal products 54 63 -14.3 363,204 D N 1,260 (1000-2499) N 50,950 D N
30 Rubber and miscellaneous plastics products 504 507 -0.6 4,381,556 3,471,136 26.2 26,049 25,084 3.8 888,600 731,133 21.5
31 Leather and leather products 109 139 -21.6 332,962 475,635 -30.0 3,292 4,956 -33.6 75,742 105,882 -28.5
32 Stone, clay, and glass products 277 279 -0.7 1,272,480 1,022,568 24.4 8,612 7,481 15.1 330,890 241,492 37.0
33 Primary metal industries 181 199 -9.0 2,753,623 2,310,184 19.2 10,353 12,758 -18.9 382,951 398,974 -4.0
34 Fabricated metal products 1,019 1,027 -0.8 5,343,454 3,962,285 34.9 36,985 34,345 7.7 1,370,335 1,052,909 30.1
35 Industrial machinery and equipment 1,592 1,616 -1.5 9,008,733 6,699,965 34.5 47,782 45,669 4.6 2,109,675 1,685,522 25.2
36 Electronic and other electric equipment 745 731 1.9 14,926,053 10,289,533 45.1 68,855 71,043 -3.1 2,875,032 2,614,627 10.0
37 Transportation equipment 181 184 -1.6 2,732,615 2,931,635 -6.8 12,116 14,215 -14.8 545,234 571,833 -4.7
38 Instruments and related products 607 646 -6.0 11,424,737 9,841,063 16.1 63,049 64,092 -1.6 3,149,862 2,463,362 27.9
39 Miscellaneous manufacturing industries 467 442 5.7 2,846,787 2,135,358 33.3 17,098 16,505 3.6 560,790 426,641 31.4
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