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                           TABLE 3-A

             COUNTY TAXABLE RETAIL SALES COMPARING
             4TH QUARTER, 1994 TO 4TH QUARTER, 1995
                             ($000)
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   County            4th Quarter, 1994  4th Quarter, 1995  Change
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   Adams                $    32,075    $    38,025        18.6%
   Asotin                    32,809         31,940        -2.6
   Benton                   376,254        341,290        -9.3
   Chelan                   213,078        203,670        -4.4
   Clallam                  134,101        141,508         5.5
   Clark                    659,341        683,429         3.7
   Columbia                   6,535          5,471       -16.3
   Cowlitz                  282,257        246,445       -12.7
   Douglas                   50,472         58,343        15.6
   Ferry                      9,829          9,170        -6.7
   Franklin                 134,097        120,262       -10.3
   Garfield                   3,751          4,082         8.8
   Grant                    154,208        158,749         2.9
   Grays Harbor             145,538        144,906        -0.4
   Island                    99,045         94,695        -4.4
   Jefferson                 52,573         48,467        -7.8
   King                   6,513,001      6,591,854         1.2
   Kitsap                   494,506        477,965        -3.3
   Kittitas                  74,777         75,607         1.1
   Klickitat                 25,826         25,837         0.0
   Lewis                    190,798        186,239        -2.4
   Lincoln                   14,735         16,848        14.3
   Mason                     72,698         73,593         1.2
   Okanogan                  73,665         74,529         1.2
   Pacific                   33,046         32,124        -2.8
   Pend Oreille              14,894         13,548        -9.0
   Pierce                 1,608,280      1,545,562        -3.9
   San Juan                  39,507         37,160        -5.9
   Skagit                   317,543        284,835       -10.3
   Skamania                  11,512         11,698         1.6
   Snohomish              1,463,880      1,408,488        -3.8
   Spokane                1,199,018      1,195,596        -0.3
   Stevens                   64,736         59,083        -8.7
   Thurston                 520,106        500,565        -3.8
   Wahkiakum                  3,544          3,397        -4.1
   Walla Walla              114,911        109,968        -4.3
   Whatcom                  474,529        436,457        -8.0
   Whitman                   73,077         74,857         2.4
   Yakima                   501,810        484,794        -3.4

   TOTAL                $16,286,362    $16,051,056        -1.4%
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