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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of industrial areas having top 10 average turnovers (2007 ~ 2015)

From: Relation of R&D expense to turnover and number of listed companies in all industrial fields

Ranking US SIC primary code - Text description Average turnover
(CAGR, %)
Median Standard deviation Minimum Maximum
1 37 - Transportation equipment 3,414,020,116
(1.88)
3,425,822,911 339,938,866 2,916,833,631 3,808,847,394
2 13 - Oil and gas extraction 2,816,148,067
(0.52)
2,612,309,352 602,844,769 2,082,624,354 3,571,103,618
3 28 - Chemicals and allied products 2,647,946,798
(4.48)
2,854,291,561 406,439,457 2,051,240,171 3,083,769,070
4 49 - Electric, gas and sanitary services 2,337,933,540
(3.34)
2,317,151,073 343,131,652 1,782,134,510 2,837,146,655
5 29 - Petroleum refining and related industries 2,213,020,301
(−1.82)
2,381,386,062 418,156,592 1,609,563,019 2,639,850,252
6 36 - Electronic and other electrical equipment and components, except computer equipment 2,178,651,683
(2.07)
2,255,989,804 194,836,027 1,898,757,985 2,405,865,824
7 48 - Communications 2,054,883,098
(2.88)
2,169,861,470 195,042,643 1,759,189,019 2,240,045,754
8 35 - Industrial and commercial machinery and computer equipment 1,881,408,977
(4.11)
2,024,095,853 276,782,773 1,505,594,628 2,184,508,210
9 20 - Food and kindred products 1,696,477,390
(5.69)
1,797,364,959 283,201,167 1,204,070,732 2,024,704,606
10 73 - Business services 1,439,930,594
(7.44)
1,375,628,373 311,250,947 1,074,033,567 1,907,609,209
  1. Currency unit: thousand USD