1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for North Carolina
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.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
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 173 -7.0 743,834 46.4 3,234 -14.0 118,019 12.6
Construction industries 23,413 27.1 D N 195,189 34.1 5,095,496 71.2
Manufacturing 11,971 3.8 163,729,870 27.4 789,476 1.0 21,713,029 18.3
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 7,846 29.4 25,128,003 31.5 147,158 16.2 4,973,419 35.9
Wholesale trade 14,502 8.6 103,199,221 35.1 178,604 18.2 6,122,329 46.9
Retail trade 46,815 6.0 74,507,525 50.3 628,124 23.7 8,174,994 43.7
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 16,843 21.5 N N 170,949 30.1 6,267,017 79.0
Service industries Taxable 52,222 23.6 37,729,870 70.3 607,654 43.0 14,283,142 69.8
Exempt 5,385 12.6 14,447,525 47.8 215,989 16.6 5,627,573 35.5
Auxiliaries 1,386 12.1 2,064,449 N 89,895 -5.0 4,545,999 30.6
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