1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for New York
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 359 419 -14.3 608,978 616,881 -1.3 3,879 4,898 -20.8 142,426 139,864 1.8
Construction industries 35,989 36,550 -1.5 43,762,820 31,348,606 39.6 271,483 257,391 5.5 9,559,421 7,572,256 26.2
Manufacturing 23,997 25,909 -7.4 168,162,761 153,302,554 9.7 860,233 955,958 -10.0 30,405,687 29,311,016 3.7
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 18,299 17,035 7.4 85,434,885 66,722,393 28.0 403,558 363,082 11.1 16,409,597 13,084,689 25.4
Wholesale trade 41,060 40,935 0.3 328,515,445 288,944,095 13.7 450,559 433,815 3.9 18,292,181 15,231,668 20.1
Retail trade 109,098 110,771 -1.5 148,865,467 118,885,698 25.2 1,181,372 1,088,429 8.5 18,094,333 14,867,302 21.7
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 54,966 51,883 5.9 N 346,445,350 N 771,470 736,114 4.8 58,600,613 37,877,243 54.7
Service industries Taxable 145,612 133,667 8.9 147,920,576 103,024,670 43.6 1,582,735 1,344,480 17.7 52,238,947 38,011,788 37.4
Exempt 17,786 16,321 9.0 62,760,955 49,029,648 28.0 900,533 871,264 3.4 26,990,762 22,980,044 17.5
Auxiliaries 2,687 2,865 -6.2 1,967,385 N N 203,138 246,819 -17.7 13,989,519 12,294,565 13.8
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