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.
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 417 N 2,348,022 -18.8 11,711 N 429,463 N
Construction industries 19,117 11.5 22,569,591 57.9 176,432 22.8 4,732,942 49.8
Manufacturing 6,633 5.4 87,071,056 31.9 387,576 0.4 12,130,687 17.5
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 7,210 22.5 30,186,917 61.3 138,818 15.5 5,166,829 36.9
Wholesale trade 9,697 4.4 65,348,420 27.0 125,191 8.1 4,271,495 30.7
Retail trade 38,588 3.3 64,575,911 34.4 555,088 17.0 7,513,550 30.6
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 15,552 8.6 N N 173,123 13.0 6,145,840 42.3
Service industries Taxable 53,890 17.4 55,699,728 65.7 716,667 36.3 21,415,115 63.0
Exempt 5,311 12.3 14,380,569 33.4 181,310 2.8 5,044,612 20.4
Auxiliaries 1,354 20.8 900,849 N 74,449 4.0 3,211,717 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