COOPERATIVE STATISTICS, 2013

A survey of 2,186 U.S. farmer, rancher, and fishery cooperatives ending their business year during calendar year 2013 showed a record business volume and net income before taxes. Gross business volume was $246 billion, while net business volume was $209 billion and net income before taxes totaled $6.2 billion. These cooperatives had almost $83 billion in assets, $48 billion of liabilities, and $35 billion in equity. Cooperatives were a major employer in rural areas, with 136,000 full-time workers and 55,000 part-time or seasonal employees. Business volume by commodity is reported for all cooperatives. Number of cooperatives, cooperative memberships, and number of employees are classified according to whether the business is a marketing, supply, or service cooperative. Trends in cooperative numbers, memberships, employees, business size, sales volume, net income, assets, liabilities, and net worth are reported.


Issue Date:
2014-11
Publication Type:
Report
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https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/280609
Language:
English
Total Pages:
72




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