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.
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 768 -30.2 6,333,630 -7.6 23,930 -24.0 1,042,262 -17.1
Construction industries 4,391 22.1 3,033,608 46.3 30,892 23.7 745,340 37.6
Manufacturing 1,879 7.2 18,545,029 38.4 76,772 1.5 2,528,978 14.0
Transportation, communications, and utilities %% ** 2,311 15.4 6,927,456 64.2 32,924 7.7 1,052,526 19.1
Wholesale trade 2,385 -1.7 10,979,160 40.0 27,352 11.8 761,823 32.4
Retail trade 10,652 1.6 14,639,608 30.8 129,956 16.0 1,580,346 30.8
Financial, insurance, and real estate industries 3,375 11.9 D N (25k-49999) N D N
Service industries Taxable 10,676 12.4 6,248,808 39.9 106,642 27.1 2,265,430 43.8
Exempt 1,753 7.4 3,576,029 31.6 60,972 7.0 1,433,483 25.9
Auxiliaries 255 5.8 15,055 N 9,100 -13.0 399,230 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