1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for Wisconsin
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 147 159 -7.5 397,491 322,749 23.2 2,304 2,211 4.2 92,070 75,522 21.9
Construction industries 14,760 12,714 16.1 16,872,393 11,400,815 48.0 114,490 96,781 18.3 3,837,291 2,634,937 45.6
Manufacturing 10,373 9,802 5.8 118,860,895 88,560,192 34.2 575,318 512,889 12.2 19,094,326 14,567,112 31.1
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 7,203 6,190 16.4 17,821,818 13,735,223 29.8 112,086 103,339 8.5 3,501,127 2,782,988 25.8
Wholesale trade 9,663 9,383 3.0 61,464,527 47,597,932 29.1 128,690 117,623 9.4 4,267,164 3,222,625 32.4
Retail trade 32,260 31,955 1.0 51,066,574 38,350,527 33.2 453,927 405,026 12.1 5,636,864 4,349,836 29.6
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 12,581 11,190 12.4 N 33,309,146 N 152,563 132,772 14.9 5,357,920 3,732,971 43.5
Service industries Taxable 36,188 31,965 13.2 24,660,249 15,576,691 58.3 416,814 316,797 31.6 9,557,053 6,295,117 51.8
Exempt 5,058 4,769 6.1 11,227,076 8,653,629 29.7 197,971 184,912 7.1 4,465,186 3,534,095 26.3
Auxiliaries 817 827 -1.2 631,439 N N 58,712 58,950 -0.4 2,759,435 2,248,437 22.7
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