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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2002:
R&D in the physical, engineering, & life sciences
United States

 
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.
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure
Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Receipts
($1,000)
All firms 9,339 11,605 355,085 23,475,312 55,779,326
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 1,392 1,392 0 156,122 450,139
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 3,657 3,666 7,462 394,305 1,280,900
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 1,271 1,281 8,318 458,228 1,235,530
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 979 1,038 13,112 796,413 2,106,331
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,234 1,522 51,070 3,495,476 8,047,974
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 457 852 74,234 5,270,714 12,083,404
Firms with 500 employees or more 349 1,854 200,889 12,904,054 30,575,048
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 66 202 (10k-24999) D D
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 27 100 (5000-9999) D D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 39 126 (10k-24999) D D
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 46 184 22,835 1,364,253 3,566,095
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 171 1,242 133,159 8,435,153 19,579,407

 

 

U.S. - Physical, engineering, and biological research - by Year
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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%


All-sector table

Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses

Last modified: July 13, 2011   Questions?