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Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
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 178,714 187,947 1,198,520 91,828,705
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 133,358 133,453 231,166 11,287,133
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 25,910 26,124 166,947 8,615,435
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 11,279 11,954 148,864 9,708,062
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 6,917 9,805 260,436 20,894,209
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 963 3,699 175,631 16,247,704
Firms with 500 employees or more 287 2,912 215,476 25,076,162
Firms with 500 to 749 employees 69 501 35,513 3,919,717
Firms with 750 to 999 employees 41 327 28,213 3,068,279
Firms with 1,000 to 1,499 employees 62 597 66,538 8,095,819
Firms with 1,500 to 1,999 employees 33 397 34,157 4,139,163
Firms with 2,000 to 2,499 employees 13 89 17,881 1,735,727
Firms with 2,500 to 4,999 employees 24 173 24,263 3,485,829
Firms with 5,000 employees or more 45 828 8,911 631,628

 

 

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%


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Source: Statistics of U.S. Businesses Questions?