Among the reams of facts and figures that were collected by the U.S. Census Bureau throughout 2008 and organized and analyzed in its "2007 Economic Census of Island Areas: Geographic Area Series for Guam "" which was released to the public on May 22 is somewhat good news for Guam. Between 2002 and 2007 sales numbers increased by 36% growing by $1.6 billion from $4.6 billion to $6.2 billion payroll took on an additional $300 million increasing from $846 million to $1.1 billion and the number of people employed on island rose by around 9 000 . . .
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