SERVICE RECEIPTS IN COLORADO UP 63 PERCENT OVER 5 YEARS, LED BY OFFICES AND CLINICS OF DOCTORS OF MEDICINE, CENSUS BUREAU REPORTS


Release: CB94-EC.29, September 6, 1994

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Colorado's 32,878 service establishments with paid employees had receipts of $18.8 billion in 1992, as reported today by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau.

The 1992 receipts were an increase of 63 percent from 1987 for the State's service establishments. Nationwide, services receipts increased an estimated 58 percent over the 5-year period.

Offices and clinics of doctors of medicine had the greatest dollar volume increase in receipts among Colorado's service establishments, up $659.0 million over the 5-year period. Prepackaged software was the fastest growing, up 299 percent from 1987.

The 1992 Census of Service Industries also shows that:

These results are from the 1992 Census of Service Industries which includes establishments providing lodging, personal and business services, repair, amusement, health and social services, and legal and other professional services. Among the major industry groups, business services generated $4.7 billion in receipts, accounting for 25 percent of service industry receipts in Colorado.

State and County data presented in this release for Colorado are for establishments subject to Federal income tax. The full report also shows data for metropolitan areas, cities and small places; and for non-profit establishments exempt from Federal income taxes. Data are in current dollars for the years specified and are not adjusted for inflation.

Copies of the report, 1992 Census of Service Industries, Geographic Area Series, Colorado, SC92-A-06, will be available for sale within a few weeks from the Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, P.O. Box 371954, Pittsburgh, PA 15250-7954. (Price $8.50, Stock number 803-029-00059-8). Reports for other states and a United States Summary are being published through the end of 1994. Data from the reports also will be available on CD-ROM. Order forms may be obtained from the Data User Services Division, Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC 20233; telephone number 301-763-4100.


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