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Archived Size of Business Data – 1995–2000 (SIC), 2003 (NAICS)

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2005-present

These tables are from "California Size of Business – – Number of Businesses by Employment Size, Industry, and County" for the third quarters of 1995 to 2004.   Definitions of Terms and Source Notes.

Description 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
California Size of Business – Cover Page                    
All Data Tables shown below (Excel only) 243K 243K 243K 243K 149K 153K 150K 151K 136K 116K
Data for California:                    
Charts - Number of Businesses and Number of Employees by Size of Business (Based on Table 1 - Adobe Acrobat format) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Number of Businesses, Number of Employees, and Third Quarter Payroll by Size of Business   (Table 1) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Third Quarter Payroll and Number of Businesses by Size of Business - Classified by Industry   (Table 2A) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Number of Employees by Size Category - Classified by Industry   (Table 2B) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Data for Counties:                    
Third Quarter Payroll and Number of Businesses by Size
Category - Classified by County  (Table 3A)
2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Number of Employees by Size Category - Classified by County   (Table 3B) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Data for Metropolitan Statistical Areas (Definition):                    
Bakersfield MSA (Kern County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Chico-Paradise MSA (Butte County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Fresno MSA (Fresno & Madera Counties) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Los Angeles-Long Beach MSA (Los Angeles County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Merced MSA (Merced County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Modesto MSA (Stanislaus County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Oakland MSA (Alameda & Contra Costa Counties) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Orange County MSA (Orange County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Redding MSA (Shasta County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Riverside-San Bernardino MSA (Riverside &
San Bernardino Counties)
2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Sacramento MSA (El Dorado, Placer & Sacramento Counties) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Salinas MSA (Monterey County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
San Diego MSA (San Diego County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
San Francisco MSA (Marin, San Francisco & San Mateo Counties) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
San Jose MSA (Santa Clara County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
San Luis Obispo-Atascadero-Paso Robles MSA
(San Luis Obispo County)
2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Lompoc MSA
(Santa Barbara County)
2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Santa Cruz MSA (Santa Cruz County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Santa Rosa MSA (Sonoma County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Stockton MSA (San Joaquin County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Vallejo-Fairfield-Napa MSA (Napa & Solano Counties) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Ventura MSA (Ventura County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Visalia-Tulare-Porterville MSA (Tulare County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Yolo MSA (Yolo County) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995
Yuba City MSA (Sutter & Yuba Counties) 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995

Additional size of business data by county and industry are available from the U.S. Census Bureau in their "County Business Patterns" report.  The data for 1998 to the present are available by NAICS and 1994 to 1997 by Standard Industry Classification.