1997 Nonemployer Statistics
Wholesale Trade

Rhode Island
Includes only firms subject to federal income tax. Nonemployers are businesses with no paid employees. Introductory text includes scope and methodology. More detail is available for employers. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description All taxable firms Nonemployers Employers
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Receipts
($1,000)
Establish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
42 Wholesale trade 3,182 W 1,592 111,365 1,590 7,602,702
421 Wholesale trade, durable goods 1,975 W 920 61,917 1,055 4,115,462
4211 Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies wholesalers 158 W 52 3,789 106 310,614
4212 Furniture & home furnishings whsle 101 W 59 4,467 42 196,549
4213 Lumber & other construction materials whsle 61 W 19 1,845 42 127,849
4214 Professional & commercial equipment & supplies whsle 179 W 38 3,957 141 809,863
4215 Metal & mineral (except petroleum) whsle 67 W 23 1,804 44 D
4216 Electrical goods whsle 141 W 29 1,467 112 374,559
4217 Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment & supplies whsle 101 W 36 3,700 65 640,758
4218 Machinery, equipment, & supplies whsle 344 W 101 6,376 243 630,314
4219 Miscellaneous durable goods whsle 823 W 563 34,512 260 D
42191 Sporting & recreational goods & supplies whsle 75 W 56 5,260 19 27,952
42192 Toy & hobby goods & supplies whsle N W D D 12 D
42193 Recyclable material whsle N W D D 40 186,003
42194 Jewelry/watch/silverware/precious stone, & precious metal whsle 279 W 114 5,877 165 D
42199 Other miscellaneous durable goods whsle 362 W 338 20,084 24 D
422 Wholesale trade, nondurable goods 1,207 W 672 49,448 535 3,487,240
4221 Paper & paper product whsle 90 W 31 2,418 59 185,255
4222 Drugs, & druggists' sundries whsle 30 W 11 1,184 19 D
4223 Apparel, piece goods, & notions whsle 105 W 59 1,758 46 211,863
4224 Grocery & related products whsle 364 W 174 17,319 190 1,188,583
4225 Farm-product raw material whsle 22 W 16 1,803 6 D
4226 Chemical & allied products whsle 97 W 21 1,324 76 320,318
4227 Petroleum & petroleum products whsle N W D D 26 D
4228 Beer, wine, & distilled alcoholic beverage whsle N W D D 13 D
4229 Miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 445 W 345 22,429 100 D
42291 Farm supplies whsle N W D D 7 D
42292 Book, periodical, & newspaper whsle 95 W 84 1,943 11 D
42293 Flower, nursery stock, & florists' supplies whsle 51 W 42 2,259 9 D
42294 Tobacco & tobacco product whsle 12 W 5 1,700 7 D
42295 Paint, varnish, & supplies whsle N W D D 5 D
42299 Other miscellaneous nondurable goods whsle 269 W 208 16,297 61 D
D Withheld to avoid disclosure;   N Not available; S Withheld because data do not meet publication standards;   W Wholesale receipts for nonemployers are not comparable to wholesale sales for employers;   X Industry not in scope of Economic Census for employers;   t Total does not include employer data for out-of-scope industries;   r revised subsequent to initial publication

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Source: 1997 Economic Census:   Nonemployer Statistics and Geographic Area Series (for employers)

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