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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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 94 -16.1 353,451 14.9 1,784 -25.7 65,126 -0.3
Construction industries 14,166 2.8 20,706,928 37.1 139,269 3.8 4,296,364 25.0
Manufacturing 4,196 -0.6 38,281,223 23.1 174,740 -3.4 6,220,818 8.7
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 4,988 14.7 16,622,056 26.0 97,363 7.5 3,430,383 23.0
Wholesale trade 7,433 3.4 58,060,786 9.8 105,973 5.4 4,045,868 27.2
Retail trade 27,422 -1.9 48,297,830 28.4 404,802 10.4 5,916,600 23.2
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 11,896 10.1 N N 140,830 6.7 5,467,655 31.8
Service industries Taxable 42,330 14.9 40,050,875 48.7 557,370 33.2 16,348,105 51.9
Exempt 4,375 12.2 12,445,119 26.3 176,025 8.1 4,743,464 20.8
Auxiliaries 930 -33.1 416,368 N 54,667 0.6 2,787,698 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