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

 
Wholesale Trade by Major Group (2-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.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

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SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Wholesale trade 1,802 1.8 7,991,515 20.2 20,487 4.9 687,749 24.7
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 1,216 2.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 586 -0.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
N=Comparable data not available D=Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

Wholesale Trade 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.
For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table. "% chg" columns show percent change between 1992 and 1997. An alternate display has 1992 columns.

SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
  Wholesale trade 1,802 1.8 7,991,515 20.2 20,487 4.9 687,749 24.7
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 1,216 2.9 D N (10k-24999) N D N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 169 3.7 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 23 -14.8 D N (250-499) N D N
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 93 -4.1 D N (500-999) N D N
5014 Tires and tubes 12 33.3 D N (100-249) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 41 36.7 D N (250-499) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 50 19.0 208,334 48.7 753 69.6 33,595 165.8
5021 Furniture 17 30.8 D N (100-249) N D N
5023 Home furnishings 33 13.8 D N (500-999) N D N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 65 0.0 D N (500-999) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 16 -33.3 D N (100-249) N D N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 20 33.3 D N (100-249) N D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 10 -9.1 D N (20-99) N D N
5039 Other construction materials 19 26.7 D N (100-249) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 159 -1.2 826,739 31.3 2,589 11.7 100,878 26.1
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 8 166.7 D N (100-249) N D N
5044 Office equipment 31 -8.8 105,822 N 636 N 21,090 N
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 52 8.3 D N (500-999) N D N
5046 Other commercial equipment 24 14.3 D N (250-499) N D N
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 30 -11.8 D N (500-999) N D N
5048 Ophthalmic goods 7 0.0 24,486 64.7 169 69.0 4,575 96.8
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 7 -50.0 24,682 N 99 N 4,276 N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 44 12.8 D N (500-999) N D N
5051 Metals service centers and offices 43 13.2 D N (500-999) N D N
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 1 0.0 D N (1-19) N D N
506 Electrical goods 132 23.4 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 55 -3.5 D N (500-999) N D N
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 15 87.5 D N (20-99) N D N
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 62 47.6 D N (500-999) N D N
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 93 2.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5072 Hardware 37 12.1 D N (500-999) N D N
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 41 10.8 D N (250-499) N D N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 9 -43.8 D N (20-99) N D N
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 6 20.0 D N (20-99) N D N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 246 7.9 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 10 11.1 D N (20-99) N D N
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 12 9.1 D N (20-99) N D N
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 112 7.7 383,211 44.1 1,035 28.7 40,951 58.1
5085 Industrial supplies 72 22.0 D N (500-999) N D N
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 32 -11.1 D N (100-249) N D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 8 -11.1 21,765 100.2 24 9.1 1,030 71.4
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 258 -9.8 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 19 -24.0 27,952 -78.5 76 -81.6 3,322 -69.6
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 12 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5093 Recyclable materials 40 -7.0 186,003 42.0 526 39.9 15,722 59.6
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 165 -4.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 22 -35.3 D N (100-249) N D N
SIC 1987 SIC Description Establishments Sales
($1,000)
Paid employees Annual payroll
($1,000)
1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg 1997 % chg
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 586 -0.5 D N (5000-9999) N D N
511 Paper and paper products 66 0.0 D N (500-999) N D N
5111 Printing and writing paper 12 33.3 D N (20-99) N D N
5112 Stationery and office supplies 33 -13.2 67,708 N 267 N 6,347 N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 21 10.5 D N (100-249) N D N
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 19 18.8 D N (100-249) N D N
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 19 18.8 D N (100-249) N D N
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 50 -5.7 D N (500-999) N D N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 27 0.0 D N (250-499) N D N
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 7 -22.2 D N (100-249) N D N
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 12 -7.7 98,440 109.6 154 43.9 3,163 7.3
5139 Footwear 4 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
514 Groceries and related products 192 -9.9 1,200,223 -5.9 2,763 -10.4 79,022 -3.6
5141 Groceries, general-line 17 6.2 61,118 80.4 191 85.4 5,214 118.6
5142 Packaged frozen foods 22 57.1 D N (100-249) N D N
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 7 -30.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5144 Poultry and poultry products 2 -60.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5145 Confectionery 5 -58.3 D N (20-99) N D N
5146 Fish and seafoods 52 -20.0 245,454 5.8 377 -31.1 11,060 -8.7
5147 Meats and meat products 21 16.7 D N (500-999) N D N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 26 13.0 D N (250-499) N D N
5149 Other groceries and related products 40 -20.0 D N (500-999) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 6 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5153 Grain and field beans 1 -75.0 D N (1-19) N D N
5154 Livestock 1 N D N (1-19) N D N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 4 100.0 D N (20-99) N D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 76 10.1 320,318 1.7 745 2.5 31,261 19.6
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 24 60.0 D N (100-249) N D N
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 52 -3.7 D N (500-999) N D N
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 33 10.0 D N (250-499) N D N
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 24 26.3 D N (250-499) N D N
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 9 -18.2 D N (100-249) N D N
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 13 0.0 D N (500-999) N D N
5181 Beer and ale 5 -16.7 D N (250-499) N D N
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 8 14.3 D N (250-499) N D N
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 131 6.5 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 14 -39.1 D N (20-99) N D N
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 11 -8.3 D N (20-99) N D N
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 11 22.2 D N (100-249) N D N
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 7 0.0 D N (20-99) N D N
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 8 -27.3 D N (100-249) N D N
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 80 31.1 D N (500-999) N D N
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