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.
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 75 -6.2 241,779 3.3 1,476 -3.8 46,981 2.8
Construction industries 10,183 20.6 D N 83,661 20.1 2,039,531 44.1
Manufacturing 4,966 6.1 71,550,765 37.2 353,858 -0.3 10,552,195 19.3
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 3,537 24.7 11,906,119 32.2 66,140 13.9 2,161,006 32.3
Wholesale trade 5,965 7.2 36,680,250 72.1 67,606 19.3 2,083,589 43.0
Retail trade 24,572 7.6 34,912,588 41.1 328,850 24.6 3,934,406 38.3
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 8,499 18.5 N N 73,899 18.6 2,191,655 48.4
Service industries Taxable 25,349 17.9 20,635,494 88.8 325,235 39.6 7,380,548 69.7
Exempt 2,483 19.5 5,331,827 26.9 86,217 13.6 2,098,174 23.8
Auxiliaries 549 10.0 195,718 N 34,507 10.8 1,504,256 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