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32. 1997 Economic Census





1331. U.S. Exporting Companies Profile



 
Percent of Percent of
Number of exporters Known export value 1
       Company type Number of exporters Known export value 1
       and employment- (mil. dol.)
       size-class
1987 1992 1997 1987 1992 1997 1987 1992 1997 1987 1992 1997
 
    All companies, total....................................................................... 69,354 112,854 209,455 159,913 348,960 562,764 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
      No employees....................................................................... 8,351 15,534 40,551 8,293 9,178 36,575 12.0 13.8 19.4 5.2 2.6 6.5
      1 to 19 employees ....................................................................... 30,818 51,186 94,601 11,911 29,397 42,038 44.4 45.4 45.2 7.4 8.4 7.5
      20 to 49 employees ....................................................................... 11,619 18,501 30,692 5,058 17,005 24,431 16.8 16.4 14.7 3.2 4.9 4.3
      50 to 99 employees ....................................................................... 6,911 10,505 16,951 5,235 13,840 17,979 10.0 9.3 8.1 3.3 4.0 3.2
      100 to 249 employees ....................................................................... 5,703 8,679 13,978 6,100 18,371 27,168 8.2 7.7 6.7 3.8 5.3 4.8
      250 to 499 employees ....................................................................... 2,469 3,621 5,412 5,616 15,055 23,746 3.6 3.2 2.6 3.5 4.3 4.2
      500 or more employees ....................................................................... 3,483 4,828 7,270 117,700 246,114 390,827 5.0 4.3 3.5 73.6 70.5 69.4
 
Manufacturers....................................................................... 29,127 42,763 65,594 115,740 241,522 385,665 42.0 37.9 31.3 72.4 69.2 68.5
  No employees...................................................................................................................................... 1,561 1,949 7,211 1,565 1,971 8,857 2.3 1.7 3.4 1.0 0.6 1.6
  1 to 19 employees ................................................................................................................................ 7,998 12,342 19,690 810 2,534 3,774 11.5 10.9 9.4 0.5 0.7 0.7
  20 to 49 employees ....................................................................... 6,301 9,949 14,262 1,115 4,217 5,695 9.1 8.8 6.8 0.7 1.2 1.0
  50 to 99 employees ....................................................................... 4,523 6,781 9,423 1,639 4,897 6,643 6.5 6.0 4.5 1.0 1.4 1.2
  100 to 249 employees ....................................................................... 4,182 5,999 8,249 3,376 9,809 14,569 6.0 5.3 3.9 2.1 2.8 2.6
  250 to 499 employees ....................................................................... 1,881 2,594 3,068 3,130 8,990 13,816 2.7 2.3 1.5 2.0 2.6 2.5
  500 or more employees ....................................................................... 2,681 3,149 3,691 104,105 209,104 332,311 3.9 2.8 1.8 65.1 59.9 59.0
 
Wholesalers....................................................................... 23,114 39,713 67,901 25,471 50,989 71,152 33.3 35.2 32.4 15.9 14.6 12.6
  No employees....................................................................... 1,859 4,503 11,125 1,166 1,882 5,688 2.7 4.0 5.3 0.7 0.5 1.0
  1 to 19 employees ....................................................................... 14,697 25,296 40,706 7,358 16,730 22,397 21.2 22.4 19.4 4.6 4.8 4.0
  20 to 49 employees ....................................................................... 3,583 5,673 9,067 3,100 7,128 9,343 5.2 5.0 4.3 1.9 2.0 1.7
  50 to 99 employees ....................................................................... 1,546 2,182 3,613 3,064 5,419 6,117 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.9 1.6 1.1
  100 to 249 employees ....................................................................... 869 1,338 2,257 2,042 4,820 7,071 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.3
  250 to 499 employees ....................................................................... 305 406 653 1,543 1,942 3,984 0.4 0.4 0.3 1.0 0.6 0.7
  500 or more employees ....................................................................... 255 315 480 7,197 13,068 16,552 0.4 0.3 0.2 4.5 3.7 2.9
 
Other companies....................................................................... 15,907 26,910 68,025 15,267 53,158 81,275 22.9 23.8 32.5 9.5 15.2 14.4
  No employees....................................................................... 3,972 6,030 18,369 2,221 2,754 9,077 5.7 5.3 8.8 1.4 0.8 1.6
  1 to 19 employees ....................................................................... 7,975 13,364 33,390 3,714 9,934 15,005 11.5 11.8 15.9 2.3 2.8 2.7
  20 to 49 employees ....................................................................... 1,706 2,826 6,399 835 5,625 8,418 2.5 2.5 3.1 0.5 1.6 1.5
  50 to 99 employees ....................................................................... 825 1,488 3,087 524 3,380 4,175 1.2 1.3 1.5 0.3 1.0 0.7
  100 to 249 employees ....................................................................... 622 1,271 2,657 666 3,547 3,828 0.9 1.1 1.3 0.4 1.0 0.7
  250 to 499 employees ....................................................................... 270 586 1,339 924 3,998 4,470 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.1 0.8
  500 or more employees ....................................................................... 537 1,345 2,784 6,384 23,921 36,301 0.8 1.2 1.3 4.0 6.9 6.5
 
Unclassified companies....................................................................... 1,206 3,468 7,935 3,436 3,291 24,672 1.7 3.1 3.8 2.1 0.9 4.4



1 Known value is defined as the value of exports by known exporters, i.e., those eaxport transactions that could be matched to specific companies. Export values are on f.a.s. or "free alongside ship basis." Total export value was @251 billion in 1987 and $448 billion in 1992.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, A Profile of U.S. Exporting Companies, 1992, CB-97-135 press release, and A Profile of U.S. Exporting Companies, 1996-1997, CB-99-76 press release.



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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