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.
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 157 N 488,771 16.3 2,901 N 114,604 N
Construction industries 19,339 11.9 21,101,831 33.9 (100,000+) N D N
Manufacturing 8,812 5.5 82,356,770 13.0 347,549 5.4 13,589,194 22.0
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 6,718 17.4 19,516,018 39.5 115,980 20.6 4,301,090 45.2
Wholesale trade 11,507 7.2 79,247,592 26.9 134,842 10.1 4,826,192 33.0
Retail trade 33,512 5.8 D N (100,000+) N D N
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 15,149 16.1 N N 127,681 10.9 4,561,913 34.4
Service industries Taxable 46,202 17.0 37,604,349 75.3 461,505 30.0 13,253,812 63.8
Exempt 5,385 6.9 10,702,511 21.1 168,228 4.1 4,574,390 21.1
Auxiliaries 991 5.2 382,423 N 64,881 48.0 4,472,626 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