1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Virginia
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 417 N N 2,348,022 2,890,861 -18.8 11,711 N N 429,463 N N
Construction industries 19,117 17,151 11.5 22,569,591 14,293,435 57.9 176,432 143,644 22.8 4,732,942 3,160,154 49.8
Manufacturing 6,633 6,295 5.4 87,071,056 66,014,350 31.9 387,576 386,070 0.4 12,130,687 10,319,909 17.5
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 7,210 5,888 22.5 30,186,917 18,718,961 61.3 138,818 120,201 15.5 5,166,829 3,773,419 36.9
Wholesale trade 9,697 9,290 4.4 65,348,420 51,453,045 27.0 125,191 115,806 8.1 4,271,495 3,268,081 30.7
Retail trade 38,588 37,360 3.3 64,575,911 48,048,593 34.4 555,088 474,595 17.0 7,513,550 5,752,573 30.6
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 15,552 14,314 8.6 N 38,585,886 N 173,123 153,252 13.0 6,145,840 4,319,225 42.3
Service industries Taxable 53,890 45,905 17.4 55,699,728 33,606,386 65.7 716,667 525,742 36.3 21,415,115 13,138,057 63.0
Exempt 5,311 4,728 12.3 14,380,569 10,781,904 33.4 181,310 176,356 2.8 5,044,612 4,190,894 20.4
Auxiliaries 1,354 1,121 20.8 900,849 N N 74,449 71,563 4.0 3,211,717 2,698,505 19.0
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