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  1. 1. 51 Business— Trade and Services 1992 Enterprise Statistics Advance Monthly Retail Sales (CB) . . . . 283 CONTENTS Monthly Wholesale Trade: Sales and Other 1992 Economic Censuses Programs Title (and Series) Abstract No. Inventories (BW) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285 Puerto Rico—Wholesale Trade, Retail Introduction Trade, Service Industries: Geographic Unpublished Wholesale Sales and Area Statistics (OA92-E-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . 255 Inventory Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287 Data Products Issued October- Puerto Rico—Wholesale Trade, Retail Combined Annual and Revised Monthly December 1995 Trade, Service Industries: Subject Wholesale Trade—Sales and Statistics (OA92-E-2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256 Inventories: January 1987 through General Data and Reference Puerto Rico—Construction Industries December 1994 (BW-94-RV) . . . . . . . . . . 292 Taking Care of Business: A Guide to (OA92-E-3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257 Census Bureau Data for Small 1993 Service Annual Survey (BS-93-1) . 293 Puerto Rico—Manufactures Businesses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200.2 (OA92-E-4) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258 1993 Annual Survey of Communication Virgin Islands of the United Services (BC-93) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294 1992 Census of Retail Trade States—Construction Industries, 1992 Motor Freight Transportation and Geographic Areas Series (RC92-A-1 Manufactures, Wholesale Trade, to 52) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200.5 Retail Trade, Service Industries Warehousing Survey (BT-93) . . . . . . . . . . 295 Nonemployer Statistics Series, (OA92-E-5) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259 Summary (RC92-N-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 Guam—Construction Industries, Establishment and Firm Size (Including Manufactures, Wholesale Trade, Legal Form of Organization), Subject Retail Trade, Service: Industries INTRODUCTION Series (RC92-S-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 212 (OA92-E-6) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 260 Northern Mariana Islands—Construction Business data cover many topics and Merchandise Line Sales, United States trades—such as sales volume at furniture Industries, Manufactures, Wholesale (RC92-S-3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213.5 stores and payrolls for toy wholesalers— Trade, Retail Trade, Service Industries (OA92-E-7) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261 and cover small operations as well as cor- 1992 Census of Wholesale Trade porate titans in retail trade, wholesale trade, Geographic Area Series (WC92-A-1 Current Business Data and service industries. to 52) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215 With the 1992 Economic Census, the County Business Patterns: 1993 Establishment and Firm Size (Including (CBP-93) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265 Census Bureau also is producing census Legal Form of Organization), Subject County Business Patterns: 1993 Diskette data for the financial, insurance, and real Series (WC92-S-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219 File . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266 estate industries. (Census data on transpor- Commodity Line Sales, Subject Series County Business Patterns: 1993 File . . . . 267 tation, communications, and utilities indus- (WC92-S-3) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223 tries are presented in the separate Transpor- County Business Patterns, 1992 and 1993 on CD-ROM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268 tation chapter.) 1992 Census of Service Industries This chapter covers trades and services County Business Patterns: 1992 in the United States and outlying areas. Geographic Area Series (SC92-A-1 (CBP-92) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269 to 52) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230 Some products described here, like the County Business Patterns: 1992 County Business Patterns, also include sta- Nonemployer Statistics Series, Summary Diskette File . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270 (SC92-N-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234 tistics for other business activities, such as County Business Patterns: 1992 File . . . . 273 industrial and agricultural firms. Yet this Establishment and Firm Size (Including Legal Form of County Business Patterns: 1991 and chapter excludes data products for many Organization), Subject Series 1992 on CD-ROM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274.2 firms ‘‘in business’’—the ‘‘business of (SC92-S-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239.1 County Business Patterns: 1991 manufacturing,’’ for example. Other chap- (CBP-91) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274.4 ters cover manufacturing, construction, for- 1992 Census of Financial, Insurance, eign trade, mining, and other enterprises. Monthly Retail Trade: Sales and Business statistics have numerous uses. and Real Estate Industries Inventories (BR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275 1992 Census of Financial, Insurance, The private sector uses them to forecast and Real Estate Industries Summary, Unpublished Monthly Retail Sales general economic conditions and to mea- Geographic Area Series Estimates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277 sure potential markets in terms of size, (FC92-A-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245 Monthly Retail Sales and Inventories on geographic areas, kinds of business, and Establishment and Firm Size Diskette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 278 kinds of products made or sold. Businesses (Including Legal Form of Combined Annual and Revised also use the data to decide on locations for Organization), Subject Series Monthly Retail Trade: January 1985 new plants, warehouses, or stores; lay out (FC92-S-1) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250 through December 1994 sales territories; allocate funds for advertis- (BR-94-RV) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 282 ing; and analyze sales performance.
  2. 2. 52 BUSINESS— TRADE AND SERVICES The public sector frequently uses the For references to recent business data Legal form of organization data to plan, legislate, and administer products, see the section entitled Data Sales by merchandise category policies based on statistical assessments of Products Issued October-December 1995 Other specialized data (for example, business activity. The data also are used in that follows this introduction. Listings of floor space, and number of gasoline preparing composite measures, such as the subsequent releases appear in the Monthly pumps). gross domestic product, and as benchmarks Product Announcement and the Daily List for current surveys. (see abstracts numbered 44 and 15.5). Also every fifth year, a separate survey collects data on measures of value pro- To collect these data, the Census duced, capital expenditures, depreciable Bureau conducts economic censuses, Retail Trade assets, and operating expenses. The results periodic current surveys, and other are published as part of the census Subject programs. Retail trade is the sale of merchandise to the general public for personal or house- Series. The Census Bureau has taken a census hold consumption—plus services incidental Other surveys concentrate on monthly of business for each of the years 1929, to sales. and annual sales, monthly and year-end 1933, 1935, 1939, 1948, 1954, 1958, 1963, Generally, the Census Bureau conducts inventories, and inventory-sales ratios. 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, and 1992. the retail census and surveys by mail. The The data normally are collected during the census covers all firms. But the Census first half of the year following the census Wholesale Trade Bureau spares most small businesses the year. Censuses for 1929 and 1939 made trouble of filling out forms by relying on up part of the 1930 and 1940 decennial Wholesale trade is the sale of information obtained from a sample of merhandise to retailers and repair shops; censuses; those for 1933 and 1935 were them and from Federal administrative special projects. The census of 1933 was to industrial, commercial, institutional, records. or professional business users; to farmers the first to include service industries. By The Census Bureau typically collects current law, the Bureau of the Census for farm use; to governments; or to other statistics by establishment, a single physi- wholesalers. It also includes agents or conducts the economic census every cal location doing business. It groups the 5 years for years ending in ‘‘2’’ and ‘‘7.’’ brokers who buy merchandise for, or sell statistics by the kind of business, according merchandise to, such clients or customers. Retail trade, wholesale trade, and to the Standard Industrial Classification Generally, the Census Bureau conducts service industries have been treated as (SIC) code. (The most recent retail census the wholesale census and surveys by mail. separate parts—indeed, separate censuses— covers major groups 52 through 59 in the The census covers all wholesale firms with of the economic census since 1972. Also, 1987 SIC system.) employees; the surveys cover only a sam- in 1972, use of the title ‘‘census of busi- ple of the firms of merchant wholesalers ness’’ was discontinued. Another separate Geography (see types of operation, below). component was added beginning with 1992: the Census of Financial, Insurance, Census data on retail trade are prepared The Census Bureau typically collects and Real Estate Industries. for the United States, each State, the Dis- wholesale statistics by establishment, a sin- trict of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the gle physical location doing business. The Business censuses at first covered only Census Bureau considers the wholesaler’s the 48 conterminous States, but included Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas; metropolitan areas; main product or group of products to deter- Alaska and Hawaii as territories in 1939, mine the kind of business, according to the 1948, 1954, and 1958, and as States in counties; incorporated places of 2,500 or more inhabitants. Limited data are provided SIC code (in the major groups 50 and 51). 1963 and afterwards. for ZIP Codes and congressional districts. The Census Bureau further identifies The Census Bureau also took a census Most survey data are presented at the wholesalers by type of operation, according of business in Puerto Rico for 1939 and for national level only. Occasionally the Cen- to the ownership of the business and the 1949, and beginning with 1954, with each sus Bureau can prepare limited survey re- goods sold and to the character of the main census thereafter. Since 1958, the census sults for some States, large metropolitan transactions. The Census Bureau then has covered Guam and the Virgin Islands areas, and large cities. groups the establishments for tabulation by of the United States, as well. one of three main types of operation: 1) Subject coverage has increased, too. Subjects Covered in the Census merchant wholesalers, 2) manufacturers’ Because of a major expansion in scope, the sales branches or offices (but not their re- and Surveys tail stores), and 3) merchandise agents or 1977 Census of Service Industries was the first such census not limited to ‘‘selected’’ The census of retail trade covers such brokers. industries. Also, as noted above, coverage items as: Wholesale trade also includes establish- of the financial, insurance, and real estate ments that mainly sell to contractors, ex- industries was added beginning with 1992. Kind of business, including the cept for lumber, paint, and wallpaper stores following major categories: building which are classified as retail even if they Current reports present results from sur- materials, hardware, garden supply, veys of retail, wholesale, and service indus- sell primarily to contractors but are known and mobile home dealers; general in the trade as ‘‘retail.’’ try trades. They include estimates of sales, merchandise stores; food stores; auto- inventories, and other economic measures motive dealers and gasoline service for the same kinds of business and geo- stations; apparel and accessory stores; Geography graphic areas. The reports are available furniture, home furnishings, and monthly or annually. equipment stores; eating and drinking Census data on wholesale trade are This chapter also describes data prod- places; and miscellaneous retail outlets available for the United States; each State, ucts from the enterprise statistics program for sporting goods, drugs, and many the District of Columbia, metropolitan and certain other economic census pro- other products. areas; counties; and incorporated places of grams. These programs combine informa- Sales 2,500 or more inhabitants. Limited data are tion from the business censuses and other Payroll provided for congressional districts. economic censuses, such as manufactures. Employment Typical survey data are presented at the Check the table of contents, above. Operating expenses national level only.
  3. 3. BUSINESS— TRADE AND SERVICES 53 Subjects Covered in the Census Mariana Islands in 1982. The coverage of Other specialized data (such as sources and Surveys types of businesses broadened in 1977, so of receipts and number of hotel the Census Bureau dropped the limiting rooms). The census of wholesale trade covers word ‘‘selected’’ from the title of the Also every fifth year, a separate survey such items as: census. collects data on capital expenditures, Generally, the Census Bureau conducts depreciable assets, and selected operating Kind of business including the follow- the census and surveys of services by mail. expenses. The results are published as part ing major groups for (1) durable The census covers all firms. But the Cen- of the census Subject Series. goods: motor vehicles and motor sus Bureau spares most small businesses vehicle parts and supplies; furniture Other surveys generally concentrate on the trouble of filling out forms by relying receipts. and home furnishings; lumber and on information obtained from a sample of other construction materials; profes- them and from Federal administrative sional and commercial equipment and records. Financial, Insurance, and Real supplies; metals and minerals, except The Census Bureau collects service sta- Estate Industries petroleum; electrical goods; hardware, tistics by establishment, a single physical and plumbing and heating equipment The Census Bureau has expanded the location doing business, not (typically) by and supplies; machinery, equipment, coverage of the 1992 Economic Census firm. and supplies; and miscellaneous dura- to include for the first time the financial, The census groups the statistics by the insurance, and real estate industries. The ble goods; and (2) nondurable goods: kind of business, according to the SIC census is collected by mail. All firms are paper and paper products; drugs, drug code, covering major groups 70 through included, but for those that are small, the proprietaries, and druggists’ sundries; 89. Census Bureau relies on data obtained from apparel, piece goods, and notions; groceries and related products; farm- a sample of them and on data from Federal products raw materials; chemicals Geography administrative records. and allied products; petroleum and The Census Bureau collects the statis- petroleum products; beer, wine, and Census data on most of the service in- tics by establishment, a single physical distilled alcoholic beverages; and dustries subjects listed below include the location doing business. It groups the miscellaneous nondurable goods. United States; each State, the District of statistics by the kind of business, according Sales, by commodity category Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin to the Standard Industrial Classification Payroll Islands, the Northern Marianas; metropoli- (SIC) code. (The financial, insurance, and Employment tan areas; counties; incorporated places of real estate census covers major groups 60 Operating expenses 2,500 or more inhabitants. Limited data are through 67 in the 1987 SIC system.) Purchases provided for ZIP Codes and congressional The Census Bureau does not conduct Inventories districts. surveys of these industries, at this time. Legal form of organization Typically, survey data are presented at Type of operation the national level only. Geography Other specialized data (for example, storage capacity of petroleum bulk Subjects Covered in the Census Census data on the financial, insurance, stations and terminals, and sales by and Surveys and real estate industries are prepared for class of customers). the United States; each State, the District Also every fifth year, a separate survey The census of service industries covers of Columbia and metropolitan areas. Lim- collects data on measures of value pro- such items as: ited data are provided for ZIP Codes and duced, capital expenditures, depreciable congressional districts. assets, and operating expenses. The results Kind of business, including the follow- ing major categories: hotels, rooming are published as part of the census Subject houses, camps, and other lodging Subjects Covered in the Census Series. places; personal and business services; The 1992 Census of Financial, Insur- Other surveys concentrate on monthly automotive repair services and park- ance, and Real Estate Industries covers: and annual sales, end-of-month/yearly in- ing; miscellaneous repair services; ventories, and stock-sales and sales- amusement and recreational services, Kind of business, including: Financial. inventory ratios. including motion pictures; health ser- Depository institutions (central reserve vices, except hospitals; legal services; institutions, commercial banks, savings Service Industries educational services, except elemen- institutions, credit unions, and related tary and secondary schools; colleges operations; foreign banking, and Service industries include those busi- and universities, professional schools, branches and agencies of foreign nesses which provide amusements, accom- and junior colleges; social services; banks); nondepository credit institu- modations, education, repairs, and a host of membership organizations, except la- tions (credit agencies, personal and other services. bor unions and political and religious business credit institutions, and mort- The Census Bureau conducted its first organizations; engineering, accounting, gage bankers and brokers); security census of selected services in 1933— research, and management services; and commodity brokers, dealers, though it asked about garages in the 1929 and miscellaneous services. exchanges, and allied services; holding Census of Distribution and took a census Federal income tax status (taxable or companies; patent owners, investment of hotels for 1930. The Census Bureau also tax-exempt) companies; and mutual fund compa- took censuses for 1935, 1939 (when it Receipts and revenues nies. Insurance. Life insurance carri- added Puerto Rico, Alaska, and Hawaii), Payroll ers; accident and health insurance, and 1948, and afterwards about every 5 years Employment medical service plans; other insurance as part of the census of business. The Cen- Operating expenses (including fire, marine, and casualty; sus Bureau began including Guam and the Size of establishment and firm surety; and title); managers of pen- Virgin Islands in 1958 and the Northern Legal form of organization sion, health, and welfare funds; and
  4. 4. 54 (200) BUSINESS— TRADE AND SERVICES insurance agents and service brokers. 1992 Census of Wholesale Trade Real estate. Real estate owner- operators and managers of rental WC92-A. Geographic Area Series property; agents and brokers; land 52RV. United States (Revised). 164 pp. subdividers and developers; and $9.50. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00106-1. services such as appraisers, title WC92-S. Subject Series abstract offices, and listing services. Revenue 3. Commodity Line Sales, United States. Payroll 159 pp. $9. Contact Customer Services for Employment latest ordering information. Size of establishment and firm Legal form of organization 1992 Census of Financial, Other specialized data (such as sources Insurance, and Real Estate of revenue and number of real estate Industries agents and brokers). FC92-N-1. Nonemployer Statistics Series: Summary. 68 pp. $3.50. Contact 1992 CENSUS OF Customer Services for the latest ordering DATA PRODUCTS ISSUED information. RETAIL TRADE OCTOBER-DECEMBER The 1992 Census of Retail Trade, part of the economic censuses, is the 14th 1995 GENERAL DATA AND census of retail trade of the United States. It was collected during the first half of The following data products were issued REFERENCE 1993. (See additional background informa- during the last quarter of 1995. Abstracts tion at the beginning of this chapter.) for some may appear in this chapter; gener- Periodicals with economic statistics are cited later in this chapter under the heading Census data products released through ally, though, they were issued too late for September 1995 are described below. More an abstract to be prepared. Unless noted ‘‘Current Business Data.’’ For additional information about the economic censuses, recent products may be listed in the Data otherwise, these data products may Products Issued October-December 1995 still be available from the Government refer to the sources listed below. section earlier in the chapter. Printing Office (GPO). Orders should For information about all products of include the GPO Stock Number. How- Introduction to the 1992 Economic Census (EC92-PR-2) the 1992 Economic Censuses, see figure 3 ever, availability is subject to change in the General and Reference chapter. and reports may be superseded. For See abstract number 1.2 in the General and For additional information about the eco- the latest ordering information, contact Reference chapter nomic censuses, contact Customer Services Customer Services, Bureau of the Census (301-457-4100). For information about (301-457-4100). 1992 Economic Census on CD-ROM products from the 1987 census, see the This list excludes periodicals issued Census Catalog and Guide: 1994 or See abstract number 1.4 in the General and more often than once a year. Any such contact Customer Services. Reference chapter. periodicals are described later in this chapter and listed in appendix A. 1992 Industry and Product Classification Reports carried in full or in part on Manual (EC92-R-3) New! (200.5) CENDATA, our online information service, are identified by the word ‘‘CENDATA’’ See abstract number 2.2 in the General and Geographic Area Series (RC92-A-1 to 52) in brackets. Reference chapter. Data time span—1992, with some comparative data for 1987. (200) New! (200.2) Geographic areas covered—United States, States, metropolitan areas (MA’s), counties, Taking Care of Business: A Guide to and places. 1992 Census of Retail Trade Census Bureau Data for Small Businesses Subject content—Provides general statistics CD-EC92-2A. The 1992 Economic Subject content—Describes for small for establishments with payroll on number Census CD-ROM, ZIP Code Statistics. owners and potential owners, the resources of establishments, sales, payroll, and em- $150. Order from Customer Services. available from the Census Bureau and ployment. These data cover the United (2A data for five-digit ZIP Codes from the how to use them. The report features a States and each State by detailed kinds of censuses of retail trade, service industries, discussion of demographic and economic business; and MA’s, areas outside MA’s, and agriculture. 2B will include these data data products, along with case studies and counties and places with 350 retail and location of manufacturing plants data illustrating how to use the data in making establishments or more with payroll by for ZIP Codes.) business decisions. For example, it shows kind-of-business detail appropriate to CD-EC92-4. The 1992 Economic how data might assist in choosing a loca- the size of the area. For all counties and Census CD-ROM, Nonemployer tion, changing an inventory, or marketing for places of 2,500 inhabitants or more, Statistics. $150. Order from Customer a new product. statistics are furnished on number of Services. Also included are sources of assistance establishments and sales for the ten major both inside and outside the Census Bureau. kind-of-business groups. RC92-S. Subject Series For the United States and each State, 26 pp. 1993. ratios are presented for sales per establish- 3RV. Merchandise Line Sales, United States (Revised). 100 pp. $6. GPO Stock Single copies free. Order from Customer ment, sales per employee, payroll per No. 003-024-08789-8. Services. employee, and number of employees per
  5. 5. BUSINESS— TRADE AND SERVICES 55 Figures 9, 10, and 11 are not available.
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GPO Stock Stock No. 803-024-00095-2. nization, and for single- and multi-unit No. 803-024-00066-9. 43. Tennessee. 102 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock firms. 14. Illinois. 144 pp. $7.50. GPO Stock No. 803-024-00096-1. 186 pp. 1995. $9.50. No. 803-024-00067-7. 44. Texas.* 190 pp. $11. GPO Stock Contact Customer Services for the latest 15. Indiana.* 128 pp. $6.50. GPO Stock No. 803-024-00097-9. ordering information. No. 803-024-00068-5. 45. Utah.* 70 pp. $4. GPO Stock 16. Iowa.* 96 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock No. 803-024-00098-7. New! (213.5) No. 803-024-00069-3. 46. Vermont. 62 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock 17. Kansas.* 88 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock No. 803-024-00099-5. Merchandise Line Sales, United States No. 803-024-00070-7. 47. Virginia. 98 pp. $6. GPO Stock (RC92-S-3) 18. Kentucky.* 90 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock No. 803-024-00100-2. Data time span—1992. No. 803-024-00071-5. 48. Washington. 102 pp. $6. GPO Stock Geographic areas covered—United States. 19. Louisiana.* 100 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock No. 803-024-00101-1. Subject content—Presents final data for No. 803-024-00072-3. 49. West Virginia. 82 pp. $5.50. GPO each kind of business for employer estab- 20. Maine. 74 pp. $4.25. GPO Stock Stock No. 803-024-00102-9. lishments and shows for each merchandise No. 803-024-00073-1. 50. Wisconsin.* 116 pp. $6.50. GPO Stock line the number of establishments handling 21. Maryland. 94 pp. $5. GPO Stock No. 803-024-00104-5. the line and their sales of the line; the per- No. 803-024-00074-0. centage of total sales of the kind of busi- 51. Wyoming. 58 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock ness accounted for by each of the lines 22. Massachusetts. 114 pp. $6.50. GPO No. 803-024-00104-5. carried; and, for establishments actually Stock No. 803-024-00075-8. 52. United States. 176 pp. $9.50. GPO handling a specific line, the percentage of 23. Michigan. 142 pp. $7.50. GPO Stock Stock No. 803-024-00053-7. their total sales represented by sales of that No. 803-024-00076-6. line.
  7. 7. BUSINESS— TRADE AND SERVICES (215) 57 Summary data also are provided for the State and each MA, and for counties and No. 803-033-00076-5. 41 broad merchandise lines asked of estab- places having 200 wholesale establishments 24. Minnesota. 82 pp. $4.25. GPO Stock lishments with payroll, including counts of or more. A separate table provides sum- No. 803-033-00077-3. establishments and the amount and percent mary statistics for all counties and for of the line sold by various kinds of retail places of 2,500 inhabitants or more. 25. Mississippi. 66 pp. $4.25. GPO Stock businesses. No. 803-033-00078-1. A series of 52 printed reports, 1 for each 26. Missouri. 82 pp. $4.75. GPO Stock 123 pp. 1995. $2.50. State, the District of Columbia, and the No. 803-033-00079-0. Contact Customer Services for the latest United States. Published 1994-1995. Those ordering information. listed were issued through September 1995. 27. Montana. 58 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock Pages and prices vary. Contact Customer No. 803-033-00080-3. Services for the latest ordering information 28. Nebraska. 62 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock and for change sheets which several No. 803-033-00081-1. require. Also available on CD-ROM (see 29. Nevada. 58 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock abstract number 1.4 in the General and No. 803-033-00082-0. Reference chapter) and in full or in part online (see page 2). 30. New Hampshire. 66 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00083-8. 1. Alabama. 74 pp. $4.75. GPO Stock 31. New Jersey. 102 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00054-4. No. 803-033-00084-6. 2. Alaska. 54 pp. $3.50. GPO Stock 32. New Mexico. 58 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00055-2. No. 803-033-00085-4. 3. Arizona. 66 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock 33. New York. 122 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00056-1. No. 803-033-00086-2. 4. Arkansas. 66 pp. $4. GPO Stock 34. North Carolina. 90 pp. $5. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00057-9. 1992 CENSUS OF 5. California. 154 pp. $8. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00087-1. 35. North Dakota. 58 pp. $3.75. GPO WHOLESALE TRADE No. 803-033-00058-7. Stock No. 803-033-00088-9. 6. Colorado. 70 pp. $4.25. GPO Stock 36. Ohio. 106 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock The 1992 census was the 14th census of No. 803-033-00059-5. wholesale trade of the United States. It was No. 803-033-00089-7. collected during the first half of 1993. (See 7. Connecticut. 78 pp. $4.50. GPO Stock 37. Oklahoma. 76 pp. $4. GPO Stock additional background information at the No. 803-033-00060-9. No. 803-033-00090-1. beginning of this chapter.) Census data 8. Delaware. 64 pp. $3.50. GPO Stock 38. Oregon. 70 pp. $4. GPO Stock products released through September 1995 No. 803-033-00061-7. No. 803-033-00091-9. are described below. More recent products 9. District of Columbia. 54 pp. $3.25. 39. Pennsylvania. 110 pp. $5.50. GPO may be listed in the Data Products Issued GPO Stock No. 803-033-00062-5. Stock No. 803-033-00092-7. October-December 1995, earlier in this 10. Florida. 118 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock 40. Rhode Island. 58 pp. $3.75. GPO chapter. No. 803-033-00063-3. Stock No. 803-033-00093-5. For information about all products of the 1992 Economic Censuses, see figure 3 11. Georgia. 96 pp. $4.75. GPO Stock 41. South Carolina. 74 pp. $5. GPO Stock in the General and Reference chapter. No. 803-033-00064-1. No. 803-033-00094-3. For additional information about the eco- 12. Hawaii. 64 pp. $3.50. GPO Stock 42. South Dakota. 58 pp. $3.75. GPO nomic censuses, contact Customer Services No. 803-033-00065-0. Stock No. 803-033-00095-1. (301-457-4100). For information about 13. Idaho. 58 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock products from the 1987 census, see the 43. Tennessee. 78 pp. $5. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00066-8. No. 803-033-00096-0. Census Catalog and Guide: 1994 or contact Customer Services. 14. Illinois. 102 pp. $6. GPO Stock 44. Texas. 144 pp. $7. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00067-6. No. 803-033-00097-8. 15. Indiana. 90 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock 45. Utah. 62 pp. $3.75. GPO Stock New! (215) No. 803-033-00068-4. No. 803-033-00098-6. Geographic Area Series (WC92-A-1 to 52) 16. Iowa. 70 pp. $4.25. GPO Stock 46. Vermont. 54 pp. $3.50. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00069-2. No. 803-033-00099-4. Data time span—1992, with some compar- ative data for 1987. 17. Kansas. 70 pp. $4. GPO Stock 47. Virginia. 78 pp. $4.25. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00070-6. No. 803-033-00100-1. Geographic areas covered— United States, States, metropolitan areas (MA’s), counties, 18. Kentucky. 74 pp. $1.75. GPO Stock 48. Washington. 86 pp. $4.50. GPO Stock and places. No. 803-033-00071-1. No. 803-033-00101-0. Subject content—Provides statistics on the 19. Louisiana. 74 pp. $5. GPO Stock 49. West Virginia. 62 pp. $3.75. GPO number of establishments, sales, payroll, No. 803-033-00072-2. Stock No. 803-033-00102-8. employment, operating expenses, and end- 20. Maine. 62 pp. $3.50. GPO Stock 50. Wisconsin. 82 pp. $5. GPO Stock of-year inventories for all wholesale estab- No. 803-033-00073-1. No. 803-033-00103-6. lishments with payroll. Data are tabulated 21. Maryland. 74 pp. $5. GPO Stock separately for the following types of opera- 51. Wyoming. 54 pp. $3.50. GPO Stock No. 803-033-00074-9. No. 803-033-00104-4. tion: merchant wholesalers, manufacturers’ sales branches and offices, and merchandise 22. Massachusetts. 94 pp. $5.50. GPO 52RV. United States. 164 pp. $9.50. GPO agents and brokers. Data are presented for Stock No. 803-033-00075-7. Stock No. 803-033-00106-1. varied wholesale classifications for the 23. Michigan. 104 pp. $5. GPO Stock
  8. 8. 58 (219) BUSINESS— TRADE AND SERVICES (219) for the United States, States, MA’s, and counties and places with 350 or more ser- Establishment and Firm Size (Including vice establishments by varying kind-of- Legal Form of Organization), Subject business detail. Series (WC92-S-1) Tables include additional information Data time span—1992. covering the number of establishments and Geographic areas covered—United States. receipts for 11 major kind-of-business groups in all counties and for places with Subject content—Presents data on size 2,500 or more inhabitants. of establishment, size of firm (based on For establishments of firms exempt all establishments operated by a firm from Federal income tax, data cover num- within the same kind of business or ber of establishments, revenue, expenses, kind-of-business group), and legal form are described below. More recent products payroll for the entire year and first quarter of organization. Establishment statistics may be listed in the Data Products Issued of 1992, and number of paid employees for are presented by sales size, by concentra- October-December 1995 section earlier in the pay period including March 12, 1992, tion of largest firms, by employment size, the chapter. by varying kind-of-business detail for the and by number of establishments operated United States, States, and MA’s. (single units and multiunits). Statistics are For information about all products of presented by kind of business and the the 1992 Economic Censuses, see figure 3 A series of 52 paperbound reports, 1 for number of establishments, sales, payroll, in the General and Reference chapter. each State, the District of Columbia, and employment, end-of-year inventories, and For additional information about the eco- the United States. Published 1994-1995. operating expenses. nomic censuses, contact Customer Services Prices and pages vary. Contact Customers NOTE—New: A free eight-page change (301-457-4100). For information about Services for the latest ordering information. sheet was released. products from the 1987 census, see the Also available on CD-ROM (see abstract Census Catalog and Guide: 1994 or number 1.4 in the General and Reference 288 pp. 1995. $14.50. contact Customer Services. chapter) in full or in part online (see page Contact Customer Services for the latest 2). ordering information. Taking Care of Business: A Guide to 1. Alabama. 138 pp. $7.50. GPO Stock Census Bureau Data for Small Businesses No. 803-029-00054-7. (223) See abstract number 200.2. 2. Alaska. 78 pp. $5. GPO Stock No. 803-029-00055-5. Commodity Line Sales, Subject Series (WC92-S-3) 3. Arizona. 118 pp. $6. GPO Stock New! (230) No. 803-029-00056-3. Data time span—1992. 4. Arkansas. 110 pp. $6.50. GPO Stock Geographic areas covered—United States. Geographic Area Series (SC92-A-1 to 52) No. 803-029-00057-1. Subject content—Reports number of estab- Data time span—1992, with some compar- 5. California. 422 pp. $21. GPO Stock lishments and sales by kind of business for ative data for 1987. No. 803-029-00058-0. broad and detailed commodity lines. Tables also show sales for detailed commodity 6. Colorado. 138 pp. $8.50. GPO Stock Geographic areas covered—United States, No. 803-029-00059-8. lines as a percentage of the total sales of States, metropolitan areas (MA’s), counties, establishments handling the line and of the and places. 7. Connecticut. 150 pp. $10. GPO Stock sales made by all establishments in that No. 803-029-00060-1. kind of business. In addition, the report Subject content—Summarizes final data on 8. Delaware. 96 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock shows sales of broad commodity lines as service industries. Statistics cover hotels, No. 803-029-00061-0. the percent of sales accounted for by the motels, and other lodging places; personal kind of business. and business services; automotive repair, 9. District of Columbia. 78 pp. $4.75. All of the figures above are shown for services, and parking; miscellaneous repair GPO Stock No. 803-029-00062-8. three types of operation: merchant whole- services; and amusement and recreation 10. Florida. 278 pp. $15. GPO Stock salers; manufacturers’ sales branches and services, including motion pictures. The No. 803-029-00063-6. offices; and agents, brokers, and commis- report also includes health services; legal 11. Georgia. 162 pp. $10. GPO Stock sion merchants. In addition, tables show services; educational services, except ele- No. 803-029-00064-4. combined totals for all types of operation. mentary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, professional schools, and 12. Hawaii. 82 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock 159 pp. 1995. $9. No. 803-029-00065-2. junior colleges; social services; museums, Contact Customer Services for the latest art galleries, botanical gardens, and zoos; 13. Idaho. 94 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock ordering information. membership organizations, except labor No. 803-029-00066-1. unions and political and religious organiza- 14. Illinois. 210 pp. $12. GPO Stock tions; engineering, accounting, research, No. 803-029-00067-9. 1992 CENSUS OF management, and related services; and ser- 15. Indiana. 174 pp. $11. GPO Stock vices not elsewhere classified. SERVICE INDUSTRIES No. 803-029-00068-7. Tables present data by Federal income 16. Iowa. 118 pp. $7.50. GPO Stock The 1992 census was the 13th census of tax status. For establishments of firms sub- No. 803-029-00069-5. service industries of the United States. It ject to Federal income tax, each report in- was collected during the first half of 1993. dicates number of establishments, receipts, 17. Kansas. 114 pp. $7. GPO Stock (See additional background information at payroll for the entire year and first quarter No. 803-029-00070-9. the beginning of this chapter.) Census data of 1992, and number of paid employees for 18. Kentucky. 130 pp. $7.50. GPO Stock products released through September 1995 the pay period including March 12, 1992, No. 803-029-00071-7.
  9. 9. BUSINESS— TRADE AND SERVICES (245) 59 19. Louisiana. 134 pp. $8. GPO Stock 49. West Virginia. 110 pp. $6. GPO Stock No. 803-029-00072-5. No. 803-029-00102-1. 20. Maine. 102 pp. $6. GPO Stock 50. Wisconsin. 166 pp. $10. GPO Stock No. 803-029-00073-3. No. 803-029-00103-9. 21. Maryland. 138 pp. $8. GPO Stock 51. Wyoming. 78 pp. $5. GPO Stock No. 803-029-00074-1. No. 803-029-00104-7. 22. Massachusetts. 186 pp. $12. GPO 51(R). Wyoming (Revised). 80 pp. $5. Stock No. 803-029-00075-0. GPO Stock No. 803-029-00104-7. 23. Michigan. 202 pp. $12. GPO Stock T52. United States. 254 pp. $15. GPO No. 803-029-00076-8. Stock No. 803-029-00053-9. 24. Minnesota. 134 pp. $7.50. GPO Stock No. 803-029-00077-6. (234) 25. Mississippi. 106 pp. $6. GPO Stock No. 803-029-00078-4. Nonemployer Statistics Series, Summary 26. Missouri. 142 pp. $8.50. GPO Stock (SC92-N-1) 1992 CENSUS OF No. 803-029-00079-2. Geographic areas covered—United States, FINANCIAL, INSURANCE, States, and metropolitan areas (MA’s), are 27. Montana. 90 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock in the printed report and on the CD-ROM. AND REAL ESTATE No. 803-029-00080-6. 28. Nebraska. 94 pp. $6. GPO Stock Counties and places with 2,500 inhabitants or more are only on the CD-ROM. INDUSTRIES No. 803-029-00081-4. Subject content—Presents statistics on the The 1992 Census of Financial, 29. Nevada. 90 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock number of establishments without payroll Insurance, and Real Estate Industries, No. 803-029-00082-2. and their receipts by kind of business. Thir- part of the economic censuses, is the first 30. New Hampshire. 114 pp. $6.50. GPO teen kinds of business are shown for MA’s census of its type in the United States. It Stock No. 803-029-00083-1. and more detailed classifications are shown was collected during the first half of 1993. 31. New Jersey. 228 pp. $13. GPO Stock for the United States and for the States. (See additional background information No. 803-029-00084-9. The number of establishments and receipts at the beginning of this chapter.) Data are shown by kind of business for all es- products from this census will be issued 32. New Mexico. 94 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock beginning in early 1995. tablishments, establishments with payroll, No. 803-029-00085-7. and establishments without payroll for For information about all products 33. New York. 274 pp. $14. GPO Stock the United States and all States. Only of the 1992 Economic Censuses, see No. 803-029-00086-5. firms subject to Federal income tax are figure 3 in the General and Reference 34. North Carolina. 182 pp. $10. GPO included. chapter. For additional information about Stock No. 803-029-00087-3. 200 pp. 1995. $10. the economic censuses, contact Customer 35. North Dakota. 96 pp. $5.50. GPO Service (301-457-4100). For information Contact Customer Services for the latest about products from the 1987 census, see Stock No. 803-029-00088-1. ordering information. Also available from the Census Catalog and Guide: 1994 or 36. Ohio. 238 pp. $14. GPO Stock Customer Services on CD-ROM, including contact Customer Services. No. 803-029-00089-0. counties and places which are not in the 37. Oklahoma. 110 pp. $7. GPO Stock No. printed report. 803-029-00090-3. New! (245) 38. Oregon. 136 pp. $7.50. GPO Stock (239.1) No. 803-029-00091-1. 1992 Census of Financial, Insurance, Establishment and Firm Size (Including and Real Estate Industries Summary, 39. Pennsylvania. 240 pp. $14. GPO Stock Legal Form of Organization), Subject Geographic Area Series (FC92-A-1) No. 803-029-00092-0. Series (SC92-S-1) Data time span—1992. 40. Rhode Island. 90 pp. $6. GPO Stock No. 803-029-00093-8. Data time span—1992. Geographic areas covered—United States, 41. South Carolina. 130 pp. $8. GPO States, and metropolitan areas. Geographic areas covered—United States. Stock No. 803-029-00094-6. Subject content—Provides data, by four- 42. South Dakota. 82 pp. $5.50. GPO Subject content—Presents number of estab- digit Standard Industrial Classification Stock No. 803-029-00095-4. lishments and firms, receipts (or revenue), (SIC) code, on establishments with payroll payroll for the entire year and the first for the financial, insurance, and real estate 43. Tennessee. 146 pp. $9.50. GPO Stock quarter, and number of paid employees industries. Tables include number of estab- No. 803-029-00096-2. by kind of business. lishments and employees with amounts for 44. Texas. 294 pp. $16. GPO Stock Additionally, the report includes the revenue and payroll. For the United States No. 803-029-00097-1. data above by receipts (or revenue) size of and States, tables also show revenue and 45. Utah. 98 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock establishments and of firms, employment payroll per employee as well as revenue No. 803-029-00098-9. size of establishments and of firms, single and employees per establishment. units and multiunits, concentration by NOTE—No other reports will be issued 46. Vermont. 82 pp. $5.50. GPO Stock largest firms, and legal form of organiza- No. 803-029-00099-7. in this series. tion. 47. Virginia. 146 pp. $8.50. GPO Stock 369 pp. 1995. $17. No. 803-029-00100-4. 326 pp. 1995. $15.50. Contact Customer Services for the latest 48. Washington. 158 pp. $9.50. GPO Stock Contact Customer Services for the latest ordering information. No. 803-029-00101-2. ordering information.
  10. 10. 60 (250) BUSINESS— TRADE AND SERVICES New! (250) Each company included in the program The economics census of Puerto Rico is is classified in an ‘‘enterprise industry’’ the most detailed of the four. (For addi- Establishment and Firm Size (Including category. Each of these categories is a tional information, see also the section en- Legal Form of Organization), Subject grouping of four-digit Standard Industrial titled U.S. Trade with Puerto Rico and U.S. Series (FC92-S-1) Classification (SIC) industries adapted to Possessions in the Foreign Trade chapter.) Data time span—1992. combine data for separate establishments 1992 Survey of Minority-Owned Busi- into totals for firms. ness Enterprises. The survey of minority- Geographic areas covered—United States. Enterprise data are basic to policy- owned business enterprises is conducted Subject content—Provides data, by making at the Federal level. The Bureau of every 5 years as part of the economic cen- three- or four-digit Standard Industrial Economic Analysis, for example, uses the suses program to determine the extent of Classification (SIC) code, for the financial, data extensively in compiling the Gross business ownership by specific minority insurance, and real estate industries. All National Product accounts. In the private groups—Blacks, Hispanics, Asians and tables include data on revenue and payroll sector, managers use the data to forecast Pacific Islanders, American Indians and as well as the number of employees and trends and analyze sales performance; trade Alaska Natives. The published data cover establishments or firms. and professional associations use the infor- number of firms, gross receipts, number of Each item above is presented by mation when studying trends in their own paid employees, and annual payroll. Started employment and revenue size of establish- businesses; business magazines, academic in 1969, the survey became a part of the ments or firms, by economic concentration researchers, and private consultants rely on economic censuses in 1972. in the largest firms, by legal form of orga- the statistics in analyzing economic trends 1992 Survey of Women-Owned Busi- nization, and for single- and multi-unit and structural shifts among industries. The nesses. The Bureau prepares basic eco- firms. Bureau of Economic Analysis, uses the nomic data on businesses owned by NOTE—A miscellaneous report is also data extensively in compiling the Gross women. The data are compiled from survey planned for the Subject Series. National Product accounts administrative records, and results from the The Enterprise Statistics program has economic censuses. The published data 196 pp. 1995. $9. been part of each economic census since cover number of firms, gross receipts, num- Contact Customer Services for the latest 1954. For the 1987 censuses, three reports ber of paid employees, and annual payroll. ordering information. were issued: Large Companies (ES87-1), For the first time, the report will include Auxiliary Establishments (ES87-2), and information on all corporations owned or Company Summary (ES87-3). A single, controlled by women. In previous censuses, combined report from the 1992 censuses is the report included only individual, propri- planned. etorships, partnerships, and subchapter S The 1987 Enterprise Statistics reports corporations. provided detailed information on employ- 1992 Characteristics of Business ment, annual payroll, end-of-year invento- Owners. Also, as part of the economic cen- ries, capital expenditures, and other finan- suses, the Census Bureau compiles and cial statistics. publishes data from the Characteristics of For additional information on the 1992 Business Owners Survey. These data cover Enterprise Statistics program, contact owner characteristics (such as age, marital Customer Services. For more information status, work experience, and educational about products from the 1987 census, see background), acquisition and financing of the Census Catalog and Guide: 1994 or the business, and business operations. A contact Customer Services (301-457-4100). report, Characteristics of Business Owners: 1992 (CBO92-1), is planned. 1992 ENTERPRISE For more information about the data STATISTICS OTHER 1992 ECONOMIC products from these economic censuses programs, see figure 3 in the General CENSUSES PROGRAMS and Reference chapter. For additional The Enterprise Statistics program com- information about the economic censuses piles data from the economic census on the The Census Bureau also produces eco- programs, contact Customer Services characteristics of companies (i.e., firms) by nomic census reports on the outlying areas (301-457-4100). For information about combining the statistics for the individual of the United States, on businesses owned products from the 1987 census, see the establishments they own or control. by women and members of minority Census Catalog and Guide: 1994 or The program’s primary contribution to groups, and on the characteristics of busi- contact Customer Services. the economic analysis of U.S. industrial ness owners. Results from the 1992 pro- organization lies in its unique ability to grams will be released in printed reports relate company data directly with the statis- and on CD-ROM (except outlying area New! (255) tics for the component physical establish- data). ment at various locations. 1992 Census of Outlying Areas. Nearly Puerto Rico—Wholesale Trade, Retail Additionally, the program collects and all of the economic censuses have counter- Trade, Service Industries: Geographic publishes data from the separate economic parts for four of the outlying areas: Puerto Area Statistics (OA92-E-1) censuses about auxiliary units, a special Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Data time span—1992, with some compar- group of establishments primarily engaged Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana ative data from 1987. in providing centralized management and Islands. The 1992 Economic Census of supporting services for the parent compa- Outlying Areas were collected during the Geographic areas covered—Puerto Rico, nies’ operating establishments, rather than first half of 1993. For each area, the Cen- commercial regions, and municipios. for other firms or the general public. The sus Bureau collects data on retail trade, Subject content—Presents data by varied program also collects and publishes data wholesale trade, service industries, manu- kind-of-business detail on number of estab- based on companies with 500 or more em- factures, and construction industries, but lishments, sales or receipts, payroll, em- ployees. not mineral industries or transportation. ployment, the number of working partners
  11. 11. BUSINESS— TRADE AND SERVICES (261) 61 and proprietors, and the number of unpaid The area statistics chapter provides data Data time span—1992, with some compar- family members used as workers. Data on for selected municipios. The summary ative data from 1958, 1963, 1967, 1972, operating expenses and inventories are pre- chapter presents totals derived from the 1977, 1982, and 1987. sented for wholesale trade. Introductory industry and area chapters. Introductory Geographic areas covered—Guam and its material and appendixes are in both material and appendixes are in both election districts. English and Spanish. English and Spanish. 160 pp. 1995. $11. Subject content—Features data by kind 162 pp. 1995. $11. of business, legal form of organization, Contact Customer Services for the latest employment size, and sales/receipts size, Contact Customer Services for the latest ordering information. ordering information. for construction industries, manufactures, retail trade, wholesale trade, and selected service industries. The report includes sta- New! (258) tistics on number of establishments, sales New! (256) or receipts, payroll, employment, number Puerto Rico—Manufactures (OA92-E-4) of working proprietors and partners, and Puerto Rico—Wholesale Trade, Retail Data time span—1992, with some compar- unpaid family workers. Trade, Service Industries: Subject ative data from 1987. Statistics (OA92-E-2) 40 pp. 1995. $3.00. Geographic areas covered—Puerto Rico, its metropolitan areas (MA’s), and municip- Contact Customer Services for the latest Data time span—1992. ordering information. ios. Geographic areas covered—Puerto Rico. Subject content—Includes data on the num- ber of establishments, employment, payroll, New! (261) Subject content—Presents data for Puerto value of shipments, value added by manu- Rico, its commercial regions and selected facture, inventories, capital expenditures, municipios by varied kind-of-business de- and employment of production workers by Northern Mariana Islands—Construction tail in number of establishments, sales or quarters. Statistics are shown by industry Industries, Manufactures, Wholesale receipts, payroll, employment, the number and area. Introductory material and appen- Trade, Retail Trade, Service Industries of working partners and proprietors, and dixes are in English and Spanish. (OA92-E-7) the number of unpaid family numbers used as workers. Data on operating expenses 168 pp. 1995. $11. Data time span—1992. and inventories are presented for wholesale Contact Customer Services for the latest Geographic areas covered—Northern Mari- trade. Introductory material and appendixes ordering information. ana Islands. are in both English and Spanish. Subject content—Features data by kind of 86 pp. 1995. $6. New! (259) business, legal form of organization, em- ployment size, and sales/receipts size for Contact Customer Services for latest Virgin Islands of the United construction industries, manufactures, retail ordering information. States—Construction Industries, Manu- trade, wholesale trade, and service indus- factures, Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade, tries. The report includes statistics on num- Service Industries (OA92-E-5) ber of establishments, sales or receipts, New! (257) Data time span—1992, with some compar- payroll, employment, number of working proprietors and partners, and unpaid family ative data for 1958, 1963, 1967, 1972, Puerto Rico—Construction Industries workers. 1977, 1982 and 1987. (OA92-E-3) Geographic areas covered—The Virgin 32 pp. 1995. $2.50. Data time span—1992, with some Islands of the United States as a whole, the Contact Customer Services for the latest comparative data for 1977, 1982, and 1987. Island of St. Croix, the Islands of St. John ordering information. and St. Thomas combined, and the major Geographic areas covered—Puerto towns. Rico, its metropolitan areas (MA’s), and municipios. Subject content—Features data by kind of business, legal form of organization, em- CURRENT BUSINESS DATA Subject content—Contains summary, ployment size and sales/receipts size for Current business data are derived from industry, and geographic area statistics. The construction industries, manufactures, retail either sample surveys or administrative industry chapter presents data by industry trade, wholesale trade, and selected service records. The annual County Business on the number of construction establish- industries. Included are statistics on num- Patterns series, based on administrative ments, employment, number of working ber of establishments, sales or receipts, records, contains universe data on the partners and proprietors, unpaid family payroll, employment, number of working number of employees for the mid-March workers, payroll, receipts, net construction proprietors and partners, and number of pay period and payroll statistics by county receipts, value added, capital expenditures unpaid family workers. and by industry. The data cover most of during the year, and payments for the 44 pp. 1995. $3.25. the economic divisions of the economy: following: materials, components, and Contact Customer Services for the latest agricultural services, construction, mining, supplies; selected purchased services; rental ordering information. manufacturing, public utilities, transporta- or lease of machinery, equipment, and tion, wholesale and retail trades, finances, structures; and power, fuels, and lubricants. insurance and real estate, and services. Detailed information on receipts is shown New! (260) A series of current reports, based on for new construction, and there are sample surveys provides retail, wholesale, summary data by geographic location Guam—Construction Industries, transportation, and service industries esti- of establishments and by legal form of Manufactures, Wholesale Trade, Retail mates of economic measures for the retail organization. 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