1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for South Carolina
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 5,965 7.2 36,680,250 72.1 67,606 19.3 2,083,589 43.0
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 3,947 11.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
51 Wholesale trade - nondurable goods 2,018 0.2 D N (25k-49999) 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 5,965 7.2 36,680,250 72.1 67,606 19.3 2,083,589 43.0
50 Wholesale trade - durable goods 3,947 11.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
501 Motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts and supplies 662 4.4 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5012 Automobiles and other motor vehicles 142 -4.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5013 Motor vehicle supplies and new parts 353 8.0 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5014 Tires and tubes 72 26.3 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5015 Motor vehicle parts, used 95 -6.9 D N (500-999) N D N
502 Furniture and home furnishings 195 16.1 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5021 Furniture 84 15.1 D N (500-999) N D N
5023 Home furnishings 111 16.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
503 Lumber and other construction materials 275 25.6 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5031 Lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panels 111 22.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5032 Brick, stone, and related construction materials 44 4.8 D N (250-499) N D N
5033 Roofing, siding, and insulation materials 56 21.7 D N (250-499) N D N
5039 Other construction materials 64 60.0 D N (500-999) N D N
504 Professional and commercial equipment and supplies 442 6.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5043 Photographic equipment and supplies 5 25.0 4,630 33.8 31 -27.9 753 0.1
5044 Office equipment 90 -24.4 367,663 76.6 1,083 -24.2 37,914 -2.9
5045 Computers and computer peripheral equipment and supplies 130 10.2 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5046 Other commercial equipment 59 18.0 144,905 31.8 460 13.3 13,264 25.7
5047 Medical, dental, and hospital equipment and supplies 117 34.5 387,306 21.4 1,150 29.5 55,314 70.6
5048 Ophthalmic goods 15 7.1 21,153 42.9 168 32.3 3,495 37.8
5049 Other professional equipment and supplies 26 8.3 D N (250-499) N D N
505 Metals and minerals, except petroleum 132 40.4 781,097 113.8 1,479 55.0 47,182 80.3
5051 Metals service centers and offices 123 43.0 741,843 117.2 1,433 53.3 45,429 78.4
5052 Coal and other minerals and ores 9 12.5 39,254 64.7 46 142.1 1,753 149.7
506 Electrical goods 400 11.7 1,409,711 41.6 3,883 28.6 132,463 57.7
5063 Electrical apparatus and equipment, wiring supplies, and construction materials 250 13.1 929,416 21.7 2,272 15.4 75,701 33.7
5064 Electrical appliances, television and radio sets 31 -13.9 46,617 -38.0 178 -43.1 5,331 -21.3
5065 Other electronic parts and equipment 119 17.8 433,678 177.0 1,433 94.4 51,431 149.9
507 Hardware and plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 339 9.4 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5072 Hardware 90 34.3 1,850,722 604.4 1,328 66.4 41,064 103.7
5074 Plumbing and heating equipment and supplies 118 18.0 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5075 Warm air heating and air-conditioning equipment and supplies 111 -14.6 318,191 10.5 924 6.1 28,280 6.0
5078 Refrigeration equipment and supplies 20 53.8 D N (100-249) N D N
508 Machinery, equipment, and supplies 1,086 12.4 3,702,684 66.7 10,308 17.9 374,941 50.7
5082 Construction and mining (except petroleum) machinery and equipment 66 0.0 475,052 104.2 1,291 29.7 45,505 62.0
5083 Farm and garden machinery and equipment 127 8.5 255,533 47.2 982 -1.3 24,906 28.2
5084 Industrial machinery and equipment 478 15.7 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5085 Industrial supplies 287 24.8 756,787 47.9 2,500 11.2 86,372 42.1
5087 Service establishment equipment and supplies 101 -9.0 D N (500-999) N D N
5088 Transportation equipment and supplies, except motor vehicles 27 -6.9 244,789 755.7 240 51.9 10,868 169.5
509 Miscellaneous durable goods 416 8.1 D N (5000-9999) N D N
5091 Sporting and recreational goods and supplies 73 1.4 576,543 -1.8 2,094 45.9 52,267 13.9
5092 Toys and hobby goods and supplies 22 0.0 88,096 172.1 183 57.8 5,284 55.8
5093 Recyclable materials 126 -3.1 694,329 159.7 1,747 12.1 48,210 50.4
5094 Jewelry, watches, silverware, precious stones, and precious metals 39 44.4 51,274 -26.0 158 46.3 4,525 67.2
5099 Durable goods, n.e.c. 156 16.4 D N (1000-2499) 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 2,018 0.2 D N (25k-49999) N D N
511 Paper and paper products 213 13.3 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5111 Printing and writing paper 11 0.0 111,797 -60.2 176 -15.0 7,145 0.2
5112 Stationery and office supplies 126 6.8 D N (1000-2499) N D N
5113 Industrial and personal service paper 76 28.8 667,781 55.9 924 21.7 30,741 29.7
512 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 67 31.4 629,638 56.7 691 -6.1 19,386 1.1
5122 Drugs, drug proprietaries, and druggists' sundries 67 31.4 629,638 56.7 691 -6.1 19,386 1.1
513 Apparel, piece goods, and notions 211 18.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5131 Piece goods, notions, and other dry goods 96 15.7 755,975 153.3 1,874 129.1 50,404 179.6
5136 Men's and boys' clothing and furnishings 47 23.7 623,018 158.5 550 30.0 16,469 47.4
5137 Women's and children's and infants' clothing and accessories 55 22.2 D N (500-999) N D N
5139 Footwear 13 8.3 D N (250-499) N D N
514 Groceries and related products 388 1.3 4,049,121 19.5 8,107 14.3 230,848 31.1
5141 Groceries, general-line 39 -20.4 1,130,463 8.6 1,098 -18.5 30,212 -9.8
5142 Packaged frozen foods 33 -2.9 1,112,981 28.0 1,747 29.9 59,022 38.6
5143 Dairy products, except dried or canned 39 -13.3 271,713 114.9 536 16.0 16,647 61.2
5144 Poultry and poultry products 15 -16.7 65,011 -26.9 165 -47.6 3,697 -37.0
5145 Confectionery 25 8.7 D N (500-999) N D N
5146 Fish and seafoods 34 -2.9 61,339 -4.3 279 -10.6 5,383 4.8
5147 Meats and meat products 37 42.3 D N (250-499) N D N
5148 Fresh fruits and vegetables 45 -18.2 178,691 5.3 690 72.9 17,927 87.1
5149 Other groceries and related products 121 23.5 D N (2500-4999) N D N
515 Farm-product raw materials 94 -16.8 608,179 6.1 543 -21.6 12,021 5.1
5153 Grain and field beans 39 2.6 225,139 79.5 267 22.5 6,432 61.9
5154 Livestock 18 -33.3 D N (100-249) N D N
5159 Other farm-product raw materials 37 -22.9 D N (100-249) N D N
516 Chemicals and allied products 229 9.6 887,884 33.9 1,787 3.6 69,220 26.0
5162 Plastics materials and basic forms and shapes 49 6.5 171,592 18.7 456 -15.9 14,642 -0.9
5169 Chemicals and allied products, n.e.c. 180 10.4 716,292 38.1 1,331 12.5 54,578 35.9
517 Petroleum and petroleum products 213 -17.8 2,234,538 9.2 2,183 -4.5 60,784 17.1
5171 Petroleum bulk stations and terminals 156 -26.4 1,679,706 -9.3 1,661 -11.8 43,402 0.0
5172 Petroleum and petroleum products, except bulk stations and terminals 57 21.3 554,832 187.3 522 29.5 17,382 103.7
518 Beer, wine, and distilled alcoholic beverages 62 -16.2 983,810 14.4 2,304 0.7 84,652 28.8
5181 Beer and ale 40 -13.0 565,331 20.5 1,476 10.3 52,958 37.8
5182 Wine and distilled alcoholic beverages 22 -21.4 418,479 7.0 828 -12.9 31,694 16.2
519 Miscellaneous nondurable goods 541 -3.2 D N (2500-4999) N D N
5191 Farm supplies 193 -9.8 428,859 5.6 1,459 18.5 28,942 14.9
5192 Books, periodicals, and newspapers 36 9.1 84,267 29.3 312 5.4 5,868 -6.9
5193 Flowers, nursery stock, and florists' supplies 55 34.1 52,575 67.5 421 68.4 8,040 83.9
5194 Tobacco and tobacco products 30 -14.3 276,124 -10.1 645 -2.0 13,374 14.7
5198 Paints, varnishes, and supplies 47 -9.6 69,111 4.5 292 -27.9 10,021 8.0
5199 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods 180 -2.2 D N (1000-2499) 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