1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for South Carolina
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 75 80 -6.2 241,779 234,134 3.3 1,476 1,535 -3.8 46,981 45,692 2.8
Construction industries 10,183 8,444 20.6 D 6,305,010 N 83,661 69,688 20.1 2,039,531 1,414,933 44.1
Manufacturing 4,966 4,681 6.1 71,550,765 52,164,623 37.2 353,858 354,804 -0.3 10,552,195 8,846,126 19.3
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 3,537 2,836 24.7 11,906,119 9,009,133 32.2 66,140 58,056 13.9 2,161,006 1,633,589 32.3
Wholesale trade 5,965 5,564 7.2 36,680,250 21,310,443 72.1 67,606 56,686 19.3 2,083,589 1,457,455 43.0
Retail trade 24,572 22,836 7.6 34,912,588 24,743,214 41.1 328,850 263,943 24.6 3,934,406 2,844,767 38.3
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 8,499 7,170 18.5 N 10,835,569 N 73,899 62,332 18.6 2,191,655 1,476,792 48.4
Service industries Taxable 25,349 21,506 17.9 20,635,494 10,930,491 88.8 325,235 232,965 39.6 7,380,548 4,348,541 69.7
Exempt 2,483 2,078 19.5 5,331,827 4,200,438 26.9 86,217 75,916 13.6 2,098,174 1,694,327 23.8
Auxiliaries 549 499 10.0 195,718 N N 34,507 31,145 10.8 1,504,256 1,088,731 38.2
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