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Archived Size of Business Data – 1996–2005 (SIC), 2003 (NAICS)

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2006-present

These tables are from "California Size of Business – – Number of Businesses by Employment Size, Industry, and County" for the third quarters of 1996 to 2005.   Definitions of Terms and Source Notes.

Description 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
California Size of Business – Cover Page                    
All Data Tables shown below (Excel only) 243K 243K 243K 243K 243K 149K 153K 150K 151K 136K
Data for California:                    
Charts - Number of Businesses and Number of Employees by Size of Business (Based on Table 1 - Adobe Acrobat format) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Number of Businesses, Number of Employees, and Third Quarter Payroll by Size of Business   (Table 1) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Third Quarter Payroll and Number of Businesses by Size of Business - Classified by Industry   (Table 2A) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Number of Employees by Size Category - Classified by Industry   (Table 2B) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Data for Counties:                    
Third Quarter Payroll and Number of Businesses by Size
Category - Classified by County  (Table 3A)
2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Number of Employees by Size Category - Classified by County   (Table 3B) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Data for Metropolitan Statistical Areas (Definition):                    
Bakersfield MSA (Kern County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Chico-Paradise MSA (Butte County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Fresno MSA (Fresno & Madera Counties) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Los Angeles-Long Beach MSA (Los Angeles County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Merced MSA (Merced County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Modesto MSA (Stanislaus County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Oakland MSA (Alameda & Contra Costa Counties) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Orange County MSA (Orange County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Redding MSA (Shasta County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Riverside-San Bernardino MSA (Riverside &
San Bernardino Counties)
2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Sacramento MSA (El Dorado, Placer & Sacramento Counties) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Salinas MSA (Monterey County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
San Diego MSA (San Diego County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
San Francisco MSA (Marin, San Francisco & San Mateo Counties) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
San Jose MSA (Santa Clara County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
San Luis Obispo-Atascadero-Paso Robles MSA
(San Luis Obispo County)
2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Lompoc MSA
(Santa Barbara County)
2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Santa Cruz MSA (Santa Cruz County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Santa Rosa MSA (Sonoma County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Stockton MSA (San Joaquin County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Vallejo-Fairfield-Napa MSA (Napa & Solano Counties) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Ventura MSA (Ventura County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Visalia-Tulare-Porterville MSA (Tulare County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Yolo MSA (Yolo County) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
Yuba City MSA (Sutter & Yuba Counties) 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996

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.