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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1998:
Legal services
United States
By detailed employment size By year
 
U.S. - Legal services 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 170,467 177,838 1,049,373 53,600,979
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 15,570 15,578 0 887,822
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 111,492 111,587 213,526 6,913,907
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 24,281 24,580 156,812 5,995,168
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 11,180 12,013 147,955 6,930,908
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 6,935 9,769 255,211 14,735,182
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 828 2,843 157,295 9,935,872
Firms with 500 employees or more 181 1,468 118,574 8,202,120
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Legal services - 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.
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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 178,714 4.6% 0.7% 0.2% 1,198,520 54.4% 32.6% 18.0%
link to 2007 detail 2007 181,525 4.5% 0.7% 0.2% 1,206,577 53.8% 32.2% 17.6%
link to 2006 detail 2006 180,727 4.7% 0.7% 0.2% 1,219,383 54.2% 32.1% 17.0%
link to 2005 detail 2005 179,919 4.7% 0.7% 0.1% 1,199,470 54.2% 31.5% 16.2%
link to 2004 detail 2004 177,058 5.0% 0.7% 0.1% 1,218,350 54.5% 31.3% 16.2%
link to 2003 detail 2003 173,308 5.0% 0.7% 0.1% 1,182,581 54.2% 30.9% 15.8%
link to 2002 detail 2002 170,427 4.8% 0.7% 0.1% 1,138,451 53.8% 30.9% 16.4%
link to 2001 detail 2001 169,239 4.7% 0.6% 0.1% 1,110,187 53.2% 30.1% 15.9%
link to 2000 detail 2000 169,204 4.8% 0.6% 0.1% 1,088,963 52.3% 28.6% 14.0%
link to 1999 detail 1999 169,613 4.8% 0.6% 0.1% 1,082,253 51.9% 27.9% 13.0%
link to 1998 detail 1998 170,467 4.7% 0.6% 0.1% 1,049,373 50.6% 26.3% 11.3%


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

Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?