Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Georgia: 1999

Table 6-1: Transportation and Warehousing Establishments and Employment in Georgia: 1999

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 5,169 126,979 4,175,160
Air transportation 121 38,921 1,551,264
Water transportation 26 250-499 D
Truck transportation 3,177 47,342 1,494,193
Transit and ground passenger transportation 249 2,571 45,237
Pipeline transportation 40 500-999 D
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 26 100-249 D
Support activities for transportation 967 13,436 397,093
Couriers and messengers 296 16,532 429,428
Warehousing and storage 267 6,815 194,276

KEY: D = withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual companies.

1 The transportation and warehousing sector (North American Industrial Classification System [NAICS] 48 and 49) includes industries providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation. Establishments in these industries use transportation equipment or transportation related facilities as a productive asset. The type of equipment depends on the mode of transportation. The modes of transportation comprise air, rail, water, road, and pipeline.

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 1999 County Business Patterns, Washington, DC: May 2001, available at http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html as of Oct. 25, 2001.