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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
|By detailed employment size||By year||By industry|
|Employment size of enterprise||Firms||
|Firms with no employees (as of March 12)||6,994||6,999||0||248,793|
|Firms with 1 to 4 employees||28,606||28,649||60,182||1,363,027|
|Firms with 5 to 9 employees||10,600||10,725||69,589||1,690,899|
|Firms with 10 to 19 employees||6,563||6,949||87,279||2,258,151|
|Firms with 20 to 99 employees||5,774||7,842||212,209||6,051,859|
|Firms with 100 to 499 employees||1,480||4,063||180,544||5,279,121|
|Firms with 500 employees or more||1,821||10,600||506,474||18,833,963|
|Year||Firms by employment size of enterprise||Paid employees by employment size of enterprise|
|Total||20 +||100 +||500 +||Total||20 +||100 +||500 +|
|D = Withheld to avoid disclosure|
(with link to definition)
|Firms by employment size of enterprise||Paid employees by employment size of enterprise|
|Total||20 +||100 +||500 +||Total||20 +||100 +||500 +|
|11||Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting||210||4.3%||0.5%||0.0||710||D||D||0.0|
|48-49||Transportation and Warehousing||2,254||17.2%||9.5%||7.5%||43,169||85.4%||72.1%||63.6%|
|52||Finance & insurance||3,674||16.0%||8.7%||6.1%||58,767||82.9%||66.3%||50.9%|
|53||Real estate & rental & leasing||2,547||8.4%||4.2%||2.6%||15,243||59.7%||40.6%||23.6%|
|54||Professional, scientific, & technical services||6,628||9.4%||4.3%||2.5%||60,378||66.8%||49.5%||36.6%|
|55||Management of companies & enterprises||435||83.2%||62.8%||36.8%||20,604||99.1%||93.6%||80.5%|
|56||Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service||3,002||16.5%||8.3%||5.3%||60,729||85.1%||70.4%||52.1%|
|62||Health care & social assistance||5,544||19.2%||6.7%||2.2%||166,906||86.6%||69.2%||41.2%|
|71||Arts, entertainment, & recreation||1,050||16.3%||4.2%||2.0%||12,785||72.2%||32.9%||11.9%|
|72||Accommodation & food services||4,310||25.8%||5.9%||3.0%||98,511||81.4%||49.2%||32.9%|
|81||Other services (except public administration)||7,849||7.0%||1.7%||0.9%||52,109||45.2%||18.6%||10.2%|
|By detailed employment size||By year||By industry||Data in formats for downloading|