- MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for June 18, 2013
- Council Agenda Includes Labor Agreements
- "Oxylana" Shows Oceana Drowning in Oxycontin Use
- IRS Targeted Taxpayers for Personal Beliefs
- CoreLogic: June MarketPulse Report Examines Potential for Housing Bubbles and Natural Hazard Risk
- OP-ED: It's the Ownership
- Unsung Heroes Birthed West Virginia 150 Years Ago
- BOOK REVIEW: 'Island Girls': Nancy Thayer Brings Three Estranged Sisters Together for a Summer on Nantucket Island
- BOOK REVIEW: 'The Language of Flowers': People We Want to Like Rebounding from Whatever Life Throws at Them
- University announces hydroelectric demonstration and education project at Morris Creek Watershed
CENSUS BUREAU: Revenue Grew in Most Service Sectors in 2011
Highlights from selected sectors include:
--Private sector utility revenue for 2011 was $550.2 billion, an increase of 3.4 percent from $531.8 billion in 2010.
Transportation and Warehousing
--Revenue for transportation and warehousing for 2011 was $736.3 billion, up from $662.4 billion, an increase of 11.1 percent from 2010.
--Information sector revenue for 2011 was $1.2 trillion, an increase of 4.6 percent from 2010.--Within the information sector, the revenue for periodical publishers for 2011 was $39.5 billion, an increase of 2.9 percent from $38.4 billion in 2010.
--Among wireless telecommunication carriers, revenue for 2011 was $208.9 billion, up from $195.5 billion, an increase of 6.9 percent from 2010.
--In 2011, the revenue for Internet publishing and broadcasting and Web search portals was $50.4 billion, an increase of 20.8 percent from $41.7 billion in 2010.
Finance and Insurance
--Finance and insurance revenue for 2011 was $3.3 trillion, a decrease of 1.1 percent from 2010.
--Within the sector, investment banking and securities dealing had $135.5 billion revenue for 2011, down from $155.9 billion and a decrease of 13.1 percent from 2010.
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
--Real estate and rental and leasing had $426.8 billion in revenue for 2011, an increase of 5.0 percent from $406.4 billion in 2010.
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
--Professional, scientific and technical services revenue for 2011 was $1.4 trillion, an increase of 5.0 percent from 2010.
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
--Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services had revenue of $686.3 billion for 2011, up from $642.7 billion and an increase of 6.8 percent from 2010.
--Educational services revenue for 2011 was $59.2 billion, an increase of 5.9 percent from $55.9 billion in 2010.
Health Care and Social Assistance
--Health care and social assistance revenue for 2011 was $2.0 trillion, an increase of 4.2 percent from 2010.
--Within the sector, nursing care facilities had $110.3 billion in revenue for 2011, up from $105.3 billion and an increase of 4.8 percent from 2010.
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation
--The arts, entertainment and recreation sector had revenue of $199.1 billion for 2011, an increase of 3.7 percent from $192.0 billion in 2010.
Other Services (except public administration)
--Other services (except public administration) revenue for 2011 was $397.5 billion, up from $384.3 billion and an increase of 3.4 percent from 2010.
Percent changes quoted in the release are calculated using estimates rounded to millions as provided in the tables. Also, note that estimates are not adjusted for price changes.
As is the case with all surveys, statistics from sample surveys are subject to sampling and nonsampling error. All comparisons made in this release have been tested and found to be statistically significant at the 90 percent confidence level, unless otherwise noted. Please consult the tables for measures of sampling variability.
Special Notice: The estimates reflect the introduction of a newly selected sample of businesses and are published based on the 2007 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The format and structure of the tables containing the estimates as well as the presentation of the tables on the website have been improved with this release. For further information on the new sample or the effect of adopting the 2007 NAICS definitions, see our Frequently Asked Questions.