U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
NAICS 42 - Wholesale trade
California

By industry
 
California - Wholesale trade - by Employment Size of Enterprise
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Employment size of enterprise Firms Estab-
lish-
ments
Paid
employees
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
All firms 52,836 60,768 887,656 58,314,452
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 29,286 29,358 51,369 2,508,310
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 9,049 9,179 59,274 2,735,070
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 5,854 6,083 76,884 3,790,490
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 5,866 6,962 206,645 10,886,140
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,625 3,121 154,575 9,178,162
Firms with 500 employees or more 1,156 6,065 338,909 29,216,280

 
 
California - Wholesale trade - by Year
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More
data
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 52,836 16.4% 5.3% 2.2% 887,656 78.9% 55.6% 38.2%
link to 2007 detail 2007 53,072 15.9% 5.1% 2.2% 820,421 77.2% 52.8% 35.5%
link to 2006 detail 2006 52,548 16.1% 5.1% 2.1% 825,742 77.3% 52.9% 34.5%
link to 2005 detail 2005 52,068 16.1% 5.1% 2.1% 816,186 77.4% 52.8% 35.2%
link to 2004 detail 2004 51,565 16.5% 5.1% 2.2% 801,781 76.8% 51.4% 33.8%
link to 2003 detail 2003 52,299 16.4% 5.1% 2.3% 794,340 76.3% 50.5% 32.7%
link to 2002 detail 2002 51,326 17.0% 5.2% 2.3% 811,052 77.0% 51.4% 34.0%
link to 2001 detail 2001 50,613 18.0% 5.6% 2.5% 829,917 77.2% 50.7% 32.0%
link to 2000 detail 2000 51,165 17.7% 5.5% 2.5% 808,198 76.5% 49.8% 31.9%
link to 1999 detail 1999 51,193 17.3% 5.5% 2.5% 773,142 75.6% 48.6% 31.5%
link to 1998 detail 1998 51,204 17.4% 5.6% 2.5% 769,717 75.2% 48.5% 31.2%

 
 
California - Wholesale trade - by Subsector
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NAICS
code
Industry title
(with link to definition)
Firms by employment size of enterprise Paid employees by employment size of enterprise
Total20 + 100 +500 + Total20 + 100 +500 +
42 Wholesale trade 52,836 16.4% 5.3% 2.2% 887,656 78.9% 55.6% 38.2%
423 Merchant wholesalers, durable goods 28,015 18.9% 6.5% 2.9% 528,552 80.3% 57.4% 41.2%
424 Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods 18,827 17.0% 5.3% 2.1% 321,389 79.2% 54.7% 34.4%
425 Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers 6,164 5.0% 1.3% 0.6% 37,715 56.0% 37.5% 27.3%

All-sector table By industry

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