Wholesale trade

The term "wholesale trade" is used in the SIC system and in NAICS, but it does not have the same definition in both systems.

SIC definition:

This SIC division includes establishments or places of business primarily engaged in selling merchandise to retailers; to industrial, commercial, institutional, farm, construction contractors, or professional business users; or to other wholesalers; or acting as agents or brokers in buying merchandise for or selling merchandise to such persons or companies.

NAICS definition:

The Wholesale Trade NAICS sector comprises establishments engaged in wholesaling merchandise, generally without transformation, and rendering services incidental to the sale of merchandise. The merchandise described in this sector includes the outputs of agriculture, mining, manufacturing, and certain information industries, such as publishing.

Related Data Tables

For estimates relating to Wholesale trade please see the following tables

  • In the annual state personal income and employment category: SA05 SA05N SA06 SA06N SA07 SA07N SA25 SA25N SA27 SA27N
  • In the county annual personal income and employment category: CA05 CA05N CA06 CA06N CA25 CA25N
  • In the quarterly state personal income category: SQ5 SQ5N SQ6 SQ6N SQ7 SQ7N