1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Maryland
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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1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales, receipts, or shipments
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
Mining 94 112 -16.1 353,451 307,739 14.9 1,784 2,402 -25.7 65,126 65,354 -0.3
Construction industries 14,166 13,782 2.8 20,706,928 15,104,124 37.1 139,269 134,167 3.8 4,296,364 3,436,910 25.0
Manufacturing 4,196 4,222 -0.6 38,281,223 31,105,901 23.1 174,740 180,979 -3.4 6,220,818 5,724,007 8.7
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 4,988 4,350 14.7 16,622,056 13,192,767 26.0 97,363 90,532 7.5 3,430,383 2,788,479 23.0
Wholesale trade 7,433 7,188 3.4 58,060,786 52,876,692 9.8 105,973 100,501 5.4 4,045,868 3,179,825 27.2
Retail trade 27,422 27,965 -1.9 48,297,830 37,624,742 28.4 404,802 366,554 10.4 5,916,600 4,800,594 23.2
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 11,896 10,803 10.1 N 33,100,403 N 140,830 131,968 6.7 5,467,655 4,149,456 31.8
Service industries Taxable 42,330 36,825 14.9 40,050,875 26,937,401 48.7 557,370 418,574 33.2 16,348,105 10,764,732 51.9
Exempt 4,375 3,899 12.2 12,445,119 9,853,187 26.3 176,025 162,866 8.1 4,743,464 3,925,291 20.8
Auxiliaries 930 1,390 -33.1 416,368 N N 54,667 54,330 0.6 2,787,698 1,911,616 45.8
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