U.S. Department of Commerce
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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2004:
NAICS 4543 - Direct selling establishments
United States

 
U.S. - Direct selling establishments - 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)
All firms 24,293 29,617 219,268 6,946,789
Firms with no employees (as of March 12) 2,630 2,630 0 68,623
Firms with 1 to 4 employees 12,385 12,395 25,248 570,806
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 4,490 4,542 29,327 766,805
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,591 2,777 33,611 976,546
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,790 2,460 55,508 1,783,011
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 285 922 20,496 698,326
Firms with 500 employees or more 122 3,891 55,078 2,082,672
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 28 215 3,219 88,326
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 9 50 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 22 152 (5000-9999) D
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 17 660 (5000-9999) D
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 46 2,814 38,160 1,481,507

 

 

U.S. - Direct selling establishments - 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 25,107 7.9% 1.6% 0.5% 212,054 57.9% 35.0% 25.0%
link to 2007 detail 2007 20,059 9.5% 1.9% 0.6% 193,784 62.2% 37.8% 27.3%
link to 2006 detail 2006 21,460 9.3% 1.8% 0.5% 206,114 61.5% 36.8% 26.6%
link to 2005 detail 2005 22,782 9.1% 1.7% 0.5% 214,259 61.6% 36.9% 27.4%
link to 2004 detail 2004 24,293 9.0% 1.7% 0.5% 219,268 59.8% 34.5% 25.1%
link to 2003 detail 2003 26,257 9.5% 1.8% 0.6% 244,062 61.2% 36.3% 26.7%
link to 2002 detail 2002 21,068 10.1% 2.0% 0.7% 215,930 65.8% 42.0% 30.6%
link to 2001 detail 2001 19,805 10.9% 2.1% 0.7% 221,101 67.1% 42.8% 30.6%
link to 2000 detail 2000 20,691 10.6% 2.1% 0.7% 223,176 66.7% 42.5% 31.9%
link to 1999 detail 1999 20,485 10.9% 2.1% 0.7% 218,135 65.6% 41.3% 30.1%
link to 1998 detail 1998 20,908 10.8% 2.1% 0.7% 219,147 64.5% 40.5% 29.4%


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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses Questions?