U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2005:
NAICS 5411 - Legal services
United States

 
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 179,919 188,474 1,199,470 81,293,262
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 133,243 133,357 224,254 10,411,655
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 26,492 26,735 170,651 8,032,726
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 11,693 12,353 154,675 9,191,836
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 7,251 9,770 272,234 19,578,287
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 979 3,299 182,749 14,944,863
Firms with 500 employees or more 261 2,960 194,907 19,133,895
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 70 478 38,463 3,624,216
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 38 315 28,276 2,755,453
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 53 446 50,420 4,891,958
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 37 360 48,251 5,315,193
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 63 1,361 29,497 2,547,075

 

 

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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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

Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses Questions?