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.
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 96 -5.0 311,125 11.4 1,866 -3.5 84,316 15.2
Construction industries 21,595 9.9 D N 140,900 7.2 D N
Manufacturing 11,530 -9.3 101,328,913 16.8 432,049 -9.7 16,479,211 7.5
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 10,288 7.7 40,677,410 30.9 250,768 8.9 10,408,595 24.9
Wholesale trade 19,595 6.2 233,041,288 32.4 287,964 9.6 12,558,945 30.4
Retail trade 49,551 1.9 81,672,814 29.4 585,436 12.1 9,316,914 22.4
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 18,869 5.2 N N 251,453 10.3 11,960,496 47.3
Service industries Taxable 75,780 15.0 70,211,335 39.7 833,102 24.2 26,407,488 42.9
Exempt 5,123 6.9 17,296,725 24.8 257,500 5.1 7,589,309 20.8
Auxiliaries 1,647 -2.4 1,938,570 N 177,705 -1.0 11,426,878 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