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.
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 Value of Shipments
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Manufacturing 9,733 -0.9 82,603,724 26.2 441,770 -0.7 17,445,834 20.0
20 Food and kindred products 491 8.1 5,681,096 15.2 21,441 2.6 659,375 11.1
22 Textile mill products 169 -9.6 D N (10k-24999) N D N
23 Apparel and other textile products 430 0.0 1,407,110 -7.2 15,179 -20.7 336,220 -5.9
24 Lumber and wood products 348 -3.3 482,683 5.4 3,594 -12.0 97,050 3.2
25 Furniture and fixtures 226 -0.9 741,549 62.7 5,958 23.6 177,641 58.0
26 Paper and allied products 249 -1.2 4,236,272 44.3 20,261 2.7 743,326 23.9
27 Printing and publishing 1,777 -0.8 D N (50k-99999) N D N
28 Chemicals and allied products 307 6.6 5,161,280 40.9 16,397 11.0 755,755 30.8
29 Petroleum and coal products 54 -14.3 363,204 N 1,260 N 50,950 N
30 Rubber and miscellaneous plastics products 504 -0.6 4,381,556 26.2 26,049 3.8 888,600 21.5
31 Leather and leather products 109 -21.6 332,962 -30.0 3,292 -33.6 75,742 -28.5
32 Stone, clay, and glass products 277 -0.7 1,272,480 24.4 8,612 15.1 330,890 37.0
33 Primary metal industries 181 -9.0 2,753,623 19.2 10,353 -18.9 382,951 -4.0
34 Fabricated metal products 1,019 -0.8 5,343,454 34.9 36,985 7.7 1,370,335 30.1
35 Industrial machinery and equipment 1,592 -1.5 9,008,733 34.5 47,782 4.6 2,109,675 25.2
36 Electronic and other electric equipment 745 1.9 14,926,053 45.1 68,855 -3.1 2,875,032 10.0
37 Transportation equipment 181 -1.6 2,732,615 -6.8 12,116 -14.8 545,234 -4.7
38 Instruments and related products 607 -6.0 11,424,737 16.1 63,049 -1.6 3,149,862 27.9
39 Miscellaneous manufacturing industries 467 5.7 2,846,787 33.3 17,098 3.6 560,790 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