1997 Economic Census:
Comparative Statistics for West 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 768 1,101 -30.2 6,333,630 6,854,925 -7.6 23,930 31,489 -24.0 1,042,262 1,257,077 -17.1
Construction industries 4,391 3,595 22.1 3,033,608 2,073,695 46.3 30,892 24,982 23.7 745,340 541,649 37.6
Manufacturing 1,879 1,752 7.2 18,545,029 13,398,626 38.4 76,772 75,632 1.5 2,528,978 2,219,203 14.0
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 2,311 2,002 15.4 6,927,456 4,218,213 64.2 32,924 30,579 7.7 1,052,526 884,062 19.1
Wholesale trade 2,385 2,427 -1.7 10,979,160 7,842,599 40.0 27,352 24,472 11.8 761,823 575,303 32.4
Retail trade 10,652 10,480 1.6 14,639,608 11,194,130 30.8 129,956 112,070 16.0 1,580,346 1,208,336 30.8
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 3,375 3,015 11.9 D 4,414,138 N (25k-49999) 23,248 N D 502,805 N
Service industries Taxable 10,676 9,496 12.4 6,248,808 4,466,290 39.9 106,642 83,884 27.1 2,265,430 1,575,100 43.8
Exempt 1,753 1,632 7.4 3,576,029 2,717,556 31.6 60,972 56,965 7.0 1,433,483 1,138,384 25.9
Auxiliaries 255 241 5.8 15,055 N N 9,100 10,457 -13.0 399,230 398,384 0.2
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