1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Rhode Island
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 16 -11.1 16,516 2.8 120 -8.4 4,619 27.7
Construction industries 2,940 2.6 D N 16,820 20.3 542,662 51.1
Manufacturing 2,506 -4.7 10,709,098 11.8 78,452 -7.2 2,381,199 8.6
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 959 21.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
Wholesale trade 1,802 1.8 7,991,515 20.2 20,487 4.9 687,749 24.7
Retail trade 6,474 1.0 8,207,824 21.9 75,777 12.6 1,001,897 19.4
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 2,155 13.1 N N 26,944 -2.1 932,248 22.0
Service industries Taxable 8,296 8.5 5,176,184 41.3 84,785 31.6 2,034,627 44.0
Exempt 1,175 4.0 3,048,973 37.6 43,216 1.1 1,227,272 22.4
Auxiliaries 110 -7.6 D N 8,630 -2.1 399,097 8.5
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