U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2006:
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 21,460 26,833 206,114 7,042,764
Firms with 0 to 4 employees (as of March 12) 12,979 13,020 21,451 618,341
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 4,058 4,103 26,457 741,741
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 2,431 2,602 31,436 991,889
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 1,605 2,272 51,010 1,805,194
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 273 860 20,833 791,196
Firms with 500 employees or more 114 3,976 54,927 2,094,403
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 21 160 2,010 81,053
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 12 52 (1000-2499) D
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 19 317 (5000-9999) D
Firms with 1,500 to 2,499 employees 13 331 (2500-4999) D
Firms with 2,500 employees or more 49 3,116 38,729 1,445,586

 

 

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?