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 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
Mining 916 -20.0 3,515,116 -5.4 17,529 -20.5 677,125 -8.4
Construction industries 27,046 3.1 D N 226,488 6.1 7,165,776 27.5
Manufacturing 17,207 -1.9 177,169,793 27.3 857,041 -0.8 28,688,934 16.9
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 10,905 5.2 66,809,682 92.3 250,499 8.0 8,205,631 16.0
Wholesale trade 20,135 -0.5 166,524,386 31.8 269,103 5.8 9,438,720 26.1
Retail trade 70,702 -1.3 113,092,636 28.8 940,957 9.2 12,505,713 24.5
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 24,944 8.9 N N 342,807 13.8 12,788,799 42.2
Service industries Taxable 85,488 9.8 70,881,373 43.5 978,912 22.8 27,644,027 47.5
Exempt 12,549 0.8 31,610,343 19.2 511,758 -0.5 13,003,161 13.2
Auxiliaries 2,240 1.2 1,616,522 N 163,621 -3.7 8,550,115 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