1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Pennsylvania
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 916 1,145 -20.0 3,515,116 3,714,896 -5.4 17,529 22,061 -20.5 677,125 739,299 -8.4
Construction industries 27,046 26,222 3.1 D 24,593,324 N 226,488 213,478 6.1 7,165,776 5,620,793 27.5
Manufacturing 17,207 17,537 -1.9 177,169,793 139,201,057 27.3 857,041 863,994 -0.8 28,688,934 24,534,490 16.9
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 10,905 10,368 5.2 66,809,682 34,733,654 92.3 250,499 231,849 8.0 8,205,631 7,076,289 16.0
Wholesale trade 20,135 20,230 -0.5 166,524,386 126,369,922 31.8 269,103 254,410 5.8 9,438,720 7,485,376 26.1
Retail trade 70,702 71,652 -1.3 113,092,636 87,787,842 28.8 940,957 861,565 9.2 12,505,713 10,042,888 24.5
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 24,944 22,896 8.9 N 74,992,565 N 342,807 301,207 13.8 12,788,799 8,991,862 42.2
Service industries Taxable 85,488 77,839 9.8 70,881,373 49,382,550 43.5 978,912 797,051 22.8 27,644,027 18,740,764 47.5
Exempt 12,549 12,449 0.8 31,610,343 26,516,112 19.2 511,758 514,258 -0.5 13,003,161 11,490,135 13.2
Auxiliaries 2,240 2,214 1.2 1,616,522 N N 163,621 169,827 -3.7 8,550,115 7,340,628 16.5
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