1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for New Jersey
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 96 101 -5.0 311,125 279,395 11.4 1,866 1,933 -3.5 84,316 73,199 15.2
Construction industries 21,595 19,643 9.9 D 16,849,616 N 140,900 131,376 7.2 D 4,009,157 N
Manufacturing 11,530 12,717 -9.3 101,328,913 86,778,858 16.8 432,049 478,521 -9.7 16,479,211 15,330,433 7.5
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 10,288 9,554 7.7 40,677,410 31,085,498 30.9 250,768 230,345 8.9 10,408,595 8,335,649 24.9
Wholesale trade 19,595 18,444 6.2 233,041,288 176,021,592 32.4 287,964 262,705 9.6 12,558,945 9,628,768 30.4
Retail trade 49,551 48,648 1.9 81,672,814 63,109,174 29.4 585,436 522,363 12.1 9,316,914 7,613,038 22.4
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 18,869 17,936 5.2 N 67,119,276 N 251,453 227,907 10.3 11,960,496 8,120,909 47.3
Service industries Taxable 75,780 65,879 15.0 70,211,335 50,242,062 39.7 833,102 670,704 24.2 26,407,488 18,485,090 42.9
Exempt 5,123 4,794 6.9 17,296,725 13,855,411 24.8 257,500 245,001 5.1 7,589,309 6,281,735 20.8
Auxiliaries 1,647 1,688 -2.4 1,938,570 N N 177,705 179,418 -1.0 11,426,878 8,465,496 35.0
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