1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Rhode Island
1987 SIC Basis: Manufacturing

 

 

 

Manufacturing by Industry (4-digit SIC)
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 and methodology.
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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Value of Shipments
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg 1997 1992 % chg
  Manufacturing 2,506 2,630 -4.7 10,709,098 9,579,837 11.8 78,452 84,546 -7.2 2,381,199 2,191,694 8.6
20 Food and kindred products 92 84 9.5 485,105 425,403 14.0 2,391 2,362 1.2 67,829 58,526 15.9
22 Textile mill products 100 95 5.3 864,243 615,641 40.4 6,593 6,993 -5.7 179,430 148,796 20.6
23 Apparel and other textile products 73 71 2.8 157,535 94,210 67.2 1,523 1,356 12.3 35,527 29,941 18.7
24 Lumber and wood products 55 72 -23.6 D D N (500-999) (250-499) N D D N
25 Furniture and fixtures 53 41 29.3 196,907 162,677 21.0 1,839 1,287 42.9 47,976 31,427 52.7
26 Paper and allied products 46 48 -4.2 329,247 283,601 16.1 2,132 2,444 -12.8 69,209 64,836 6.7
27 Printing and publishing 272 269 1.1 D 537,236 N (5000-9999) 5,954 N D 178,821 N
28 Chemicals and allied products 56 52 7.7 439,879 501,156 -12.2 1,674 2,272 -26.3 76,517 77,155 -0.8
30 Rubber and miscellaneous plastics products 117 112 4.5 921,355 557,837 65.2 6,406 5,161 24.1 214,807 147,630 45.5
31 Leather and leather products 15 17 -11.8 D D N (250-499) (500-999) N D D N
32 Stone, clay, and glass products 51 47 8.5 162,365 148,114 9.6 1,122 1,113 0.8 37,545 33,239 13.0
33 Primary metal industries 96 87 10.3 974,065 802,756 21.3 4,624 5,008 -7.7 154,813 132,366 17.0
34 Fabricated metal products 335 340 -1.5 922,239 997,254 -7.5 9,108 11,591 -21.4 265,151 295,736 -10.3
35 Industrial machinery and equipment 282 292 -3.4 833,471 648,419 28.5 5,531 4,633 19.4 199,994 136,019 47.0
36 Electronic and other electric equipment 65 60 8.3 1,051,962 732,131 43.7 6,706 5,021 33.6 198,886 131,279 51.5
37 Transportation equipment 77 55 40.0 146,408 153,592 -4.7 1,228 1,478 -16.9 36,128 36,004 0.3
38 Instruments and related products 62 70 -11.4 742,451 844,010 -12.0 4,390 6,847 -35.9 183,809 233,083 -21.1
39 Miscellaneous manufacturing industries 656 814 -19.4 1,744,911 1,899,160 -8.1 15,938 19,619 -18.8 399,424 423,972 -5.8
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

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- Source: 1997 Economic Census, Comparative Statistics   - Questions?
Last revised: July 13, 2011