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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 1998:
R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences
United States
By detailed employment size By year
 
U.S. - R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences 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 8,049 9,652 275,141 15,282,308
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,179 1,182 0 103,633
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 3,142 3,142 6,480 299,809
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,239 1,248 8,193 402,307
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 892 917 11,971 620,512
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,026 1,252 41,323 2,370,431
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 343 672 53,604 3,001,877
Firms with 500 employees or more 228 1,239 153,570 8,483,739
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure

 

 

U.S. - Physical, engineering, and biological research - 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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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 11,479 23.8% 10.5% 5.9% 594,218 93.8% 83.7% 71.4%
link to 2007 detail 2007 11,686 23.2% 10.3% 5.7% 631,475 94.3% 84.8% 73.0%
link to 2006 detail 2006 11,367 23.5% 10.6% 5.8% 615,400 94.3% 84.7% 72.0%
link to 2005 detail 2005 10,900 23.6% 10.6% 5.9% 602,877 94.4% 84.8% 72.3%
link to 2004 detail 2004 10,569 24.2% 10.8% 5.9% 587,016 94.4% 84.7% 72.1%
link to 2003 detail 2003 10,288 25.5% 11.6% 6.2% 561,184 94.3% 84.0% 69.8%
link to 2002 detail 2002 9,339 21.8% 8.6% 3.7% 355,085 91.9% 77.5% 56.6%
link to 2001 detail 2001 9,202 21.4% 7.9% 3.2% 343,690 91.2% 76.3% 55.8%
link to 2000 detail 2000 8,524 21.0% 7.3% 3.2% 319,453 91.3% 75.9% 58.2%
link to 1999 detail 1999 8,153 21.0% 7.3% 3.1% 301,353 91.1% 75.8% 57.7%
link to 1998 detail 1998 8,049 19.8% 7.1% 2.8% 275,141 90.3% 75.3% 55.8%


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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13 2011   Questions?