1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Tennessee
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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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 221 -18.5 701,305 30.0 4,473 5.7 136,579 28.2
Construction industries 11,124 20.0 16,992,684 77.1 118,094 31.6 3,322,234 69.0
Manufacturing 7,699 4.0 99,789,023 30.6 495,760 2.2 14,679,651 22.4
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 5,869 26.0 15,151,641 40.4 111,487 26.7 3,540,051 47.9
Wholesale trade 9,673 3.6 85,925,887 44.0 135,432 17.3 4,351,058 42.0
Retail trade 32,139 5.1 52,750,245 40.6 457,976 24.4 5,927,923 40.1
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 12,215 19.8 N N 123,091 21.6 4,247,723 56.4
Service industries Taxable 36,914 15.5 31,225,566 53.0 487,855 34.6 12,005,081 58.4
Exempt 3,948 11.4 9,764,641 29.3 148,001 6.6 3,783,763 24.9
Auxiliaries 1,209 27.1 578,224 N 89,684 63.0 3,718,535 80.8
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