|Title||Results of the Service Sector Surveys in 2009 (Wholesale and Retail Trade Survey, Service Industry Survey, and Professional, Scientific and Technical Service Industry Survey)|
□ As of the end of 2009, the number of establishments in the service sector (11 industry sections) was 2,359 thousand establishments, which rose by 0.9 percent or 22 thousand establishments from the previous year. The number of workers grew by 3.6 percent or 303 thousand persons to 8,813 thousand persons. The annual sales increased by 4.0 percent or 42.2 trillion won to 1,103 trillion won.
□ The proportion of annual sales in 'Wholesale and retail trade' showed a downward trend from the previous year. Meanwhile, the proportion of annual sales in 'Professional, scientific and technical activities' and 'Human health and social work activities' showed an upward trend from the previous year.
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