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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1998:
Retail Trade
South Carolina
By detailed employment size By year By industry
 
South Carolina - Retail Trade by Employment Size of Enterprise
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 12,301 18,481 213,807 3,393,907
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,181 1,186 0 26,272
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 5,828 5,844 12,748 186,043
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 2,507 2,564 16,342 262,325
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 1,276 1,461 16,252 307,887
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 906 1,586 29,320 678,300
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 175 812 13,896 277,827
Firms with 500 employees or more 428 5,028 125,249 1,655,253
    Firms with 500 to 999 employees 70 328 4,961 71,924
    Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 55 279 2,727 38,251
    Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 51 223 3,021 58,310
    Firms with 2,500 employees or more 252 4,198 114,540 1,486,768
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

South Carolina - Retail trade - by Year
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
More
data
Year Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
link to 2008 detail 2008 11,423 12.1% 5.2% 3.6% 236,741 81.7% 70.1% 64.2%
link to 2006 detail 2006 11,778 12.0% 5.0% 3.4% 228,874 80.8% 68.3% 61.8%
link to 2005 detail 2005 11,988 11.6% 4.9% 3.4% 220,737 80.1% 67.4% 60.7%
link to 2004 detail 2004 12,008 12.1% 5.0% 3.4% 222,629 80.0% 67.0% 60.0%
link to 2003 detail 2003 11,982 12.2% 5.1% 3.4% 215,143 79.5% 66.1% 59.4%
link to 2002 detail 2002 11,998 12.0% 5.1% 3.6% 213,238 79.1% 66.4% 60.2%
link to 2001 detail 2001 12,118 12.2% 5.3% 3.6% 218,946 79.4% 66.3% 59.6%
link to 2000 detail 2000 12,120 12.5% 5.2% 3.6% 223,955 79.7% 66.2% 59.8%
link to 1999 detail 1999 12,108 12.5% 5.1% 3.6% 217,761 79.3% 65.6% 59.2%
link to 1998 detail 1998 12,301 12.3% 4.9% 3.5% 213,807 78.8% 65.1% 58.6%

 

 

South Carolina - Retail Trade by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
44-45 Retail Trade 12,301 12.3% 4.9% 3.5% 213,807 78.8% 65.1% 58.6%
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 1,812 18.2% 3.2% 1.5% 25,324 74.4% 31.2% 16.7%
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 976 11.4% 5.5% 4.3% 8,187 49.8% 34.6% 32.3%
443 Electronics & appliance stores 482 9.5% 3.9% 3.3% 4,282 54.9% 40.8% 40.4%
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 1,202 15.1% 4.4% 2.8% 16,789 68.7% 46.2% 40.1%
445 Food & beverage stores 1,471 9.3% 3.0% 1.8% 49,810 90.9% 84.9% 81.8%
446 Health & personal care stores 692 9.7% 4.9% 4.5% 11,728 74.3% D 66.5%
447 Gasoline stations 1,192 14.4% 5.0% 2.0% 17,829 72.8% 51.9% 28.5%
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 1,400 17.6% 12.5% 10.4% 21,010 78.7% 70.6% 67.5%
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 714 11.8% 7.1% 5.0% 5,841 60.2% 48.3% 42.4%
452 General merchandise stores 172 20.3% 15.7% 14.5% 36,695 98.7% D 97.8%
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,826 6.8% 3.0% 2.0% 11,660 47.1% 31.7% 23.1%
454 Nonstore retailers 470 14.3% 7.2% 5.3% 4,652 63.5% 45.7% 22.9%
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

All-sector table By detailed employment size By year By industry Data in formats for downloading

Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?