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

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

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Business type Establishments1 (number) Number of employees Annual payroll ($ thousands)
Total transportation and warehousing 3,738 66,307 2,064,898
Air transportation 80 4,623 145,110
Water transportation 324 12,005 429,326
Truck transportation 1,903 18,471 496,726
Transit and ground passenger transportation 176 3,000 70,862
Pipeline transportation 166 3,052 160,220
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 45 2,057 57,013
Support activities for transportation 772 14,060 430,922
Couriers and messengers 147 6,726 193,358
Warehousing and storage 125 2,313 81,361

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/map/99data/06/999.txt as of Oct. 25, 2001.