U.S. Department of Commerce

Statistics of U.S. Businesses: 2008:
All industries
South Carolina

 
South Carolina - All industries - 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 83,427 106,678 1,654,414 55,089,431
Firms with 1 to 4 employees (or with no employees as of Mar 12) 46,865 46,935 82,479 2,655,768
Firms with 5 to 9 employees 15,267 15,470 100,570 2,721,946
Firms with 10 to 19 employees 9,176 9,638 121,987 3,500,571
Firms with 20 to 99 employees 7,765 9,992 282,831 8,439,232
Firms with 100 to 499 employees 1,990 5,290 221,975 6,855,845
Firms with 500 employees or more 2,364 19,353 844,572 30,916,069

 
 
South Carolina - All industries - by Year
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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 83,427 14.5% 5.2% 2.8% 1,654,414 81.6% 64.5% 51.0%
link to 2007 detail 2007 85,056 14.3% 5.0% 2.7% 1,648,146 81.1% 63.7% 50.6%
link to 2006 detail 2006 83,945 14.2% 4.9% 2.7% 1,633,441 81.3% 63.8% 50.0%
link to 2005 detail 2005 82,938 13.8% 4.8% 2.6% 1,584,914 81.2% 63.9% 50.6%
link to 2004 detail 2004 81,081 14.2% 4.9% 2.6% 1,560,573 81.0% 63.3% 50.0%
link to 2003 detail 2003 79,493 14.2% 5.0% 2.7% 1,550,604 81.4% 64.3% 50.8%
link to 2002 detail 2002 78,608 14.1% 4.9% 2.7% 1,538,750 81.6% 64.8% 52.0%
link to 2001 detail 2001 77,996 14.2% 5.0% 2.8% 1,596,385 82.2% 65.7% 53.3%
link to 2000 detail 2000 78,360 14.3% 5.0% 2.8% 1,601,532 82.2% 65.7% 53.2%
link to 1999 detail 1999 77,896 13.9% 5.0% 2.8% 1,561,727 81.9% 65.8% 53.5%
link to 1998 detail 1998 77,017 13.6% 5.0% 2.8% 1,526,106 81.8% 66.0% 53.4%
  1997 76,049 13.7% 4.9% 2.7% 1,473,831 81.6% 65.3% 52.7%
  1996 74,045 13.2% 4.7% 2.7% 1,433,051 81.4% 65.5% 53.0%
  1995 72,073 13.2% 4.7% 2.6% 1,395,070 81.4% 65.5% 53.2%
  1994 70,271 13.1% 4.6% 2.5% 1,347,892 81.3% 65.5% 52.7%
  1993 68,738 13.0% 4.6% 2.5% 1,307,776 81.1% 65.3% 52.7%
  1992 66,970 13.1% 4.6% 2.5% 1,275,295 80.9% 65.2% 53.0%
  1991 65,914 13.0% 4.5% 2.5% 1,242,746 80.7% 64.7% 52.3%

 
 
South Carolina - All industries - by Sector
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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 +
link to industry detail -- All industries 83,427 14.5% 5.2% 2.8% 1,654,414 81.6% 64.5% 51.0%
link to industry detail 11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 567 8.5% 2.8% 1.4% 4,551 44.3% 24.1% 6.1%
link to industry detail 21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 70 28.6% 14.3% 11.4% 1,220 82.5% D 59.7%
link to industry detail 22 Utilities 99 42.4% 22.2% 9.1% 12,030 97.4% 90.4% 76.8%
link to industry detail 23 Construction 12,009 9.2% 1.6% 0.7% 111,971 59.7% 30.2% 19.3%
link to industry detail 31-33 Manufacturing 3,925 36.3% 19.4% 11.4% 256,729 94.5% 84.5% 69.7%
link to industry detail 42 Wholesale trade 4,085 26.7% 14.4% 8.4% 67,040 80.4% 58.8% 41.9%
link to industry detail 44-45 Retail trade 11,423 12.1% 5.2% 3.6% 236,741 81.7% 70.1% 64.2%
link to industry detail 48-49 Transportation and warehousing 2,215 23.8% 15.0% 9.8% 57,024 89.0% 79.7% 69.4%
link to industry detail 51 Information 703 32.0% 20.6% 14.5% 35,150 94.7% 87.6% 76.1%
link to industry detail 52 Finance and insurance 3,359 14.8% 8.6% 5.7% 69,830 86.0% 76.7% 63.4%
link to industry detail 53 Real estate and rental and leasing 4,087 8.8% 5.1% 2.9% 29,560 67.0% 50.2% 32.1%
link to industry detail 54 Professional, scientific, and technical services 9,085 8.8% 3.9% 2.2% 80,101 64.7% 47.3% 33.4%
link to industry detail 55 Management of companies and enterprises 428 87.9% 71.3% 46.0% 25,878 99.2% 96.6% 84.4%
link to industry detail 56 Administrative and support and waste mang and remediation srvs 5,004 15.9% 7.1% 4.3% 132,317 86.9% 74.6% 58.9%
link to industry detail 61 Educational services 968 24.1% 7.2% 3.9% 29,493 89.4% 67.6% 47.9%
link to industry detail 62 Health care and social assistance 7,515 16.2% 4.7% 2.2% 204,184 83.5% 67.2% 52.5%
link to industry detail 71 Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1,423 21.6% 5.3% 2.2% 27,689 83.1% 48.3% 27.8%
link to industry detail 72 Accommodation and food services 6,996 26.9% 6.0% 2.4% 192,649 83.9% 54.7% 36.7%
link to industry detail 81 Other services (except public administration) 10,509 8.4% 1.8% 0.9% 80,072 49.8% 19.5% 9.5%
link to industry detail 99 Unclassified 115 0.00.0 0.0 (100-249) D D D


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