1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Washington
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 157 N N 488,771 420,168 16.3 2,901 N N 114,604 N N
Construction industries 19,339 17,279 11.9 21,101,831 15,754,657 33.9 (100,000+) 121,799 N D 3,351,695 N
Manufacturing 8,812 8,354 5.5 82,356,770 72,881,464 13.0 347,549 329,857 5.4 13,589,194 11,142,680 22.0
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 6,718 5,720 17.4 19,516,018 13,990,657 39.5 115,980 96,156 20.6 4,301,090 2,961,456 45.2
Wholesale trade 11,507 10,732 7.2 79,247,592 62,468,028 26.9 134,842 122,516 10.1 4,826,192 3,627,635 33.0
Retail trade 33,512 31,683 5.8 D 40,909,824 N (100,000+) 381,184 N D 5,081,452 N
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 15,149 13,050 16.1 N 27,208,361 N 127,681 115,161 10.9 4,561,913 3,395,493 34.4
Service industries Taxable 46,202 39,503 17.0 37,604,349 21,448,089 75.3 461,505 354,873 30.0 13,253,812 8,091,468 63.8
Exempt 5,385 5,037 6.9 10,702,511 8,836,600 21.1 168,228 161,569 4.1 4,574,390 3,777,896 21.1
Auxiliaries 991 942 5.2 382,423 N N 64,881 43,849 48.0 4,472,626 2,308,657 93.7
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