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By the Numbers

Retail Establishments
46,413
Direct Retail Labor Income ($million)
$9,605
Direct Retail Employment
363,112
Total Labor Income Impact ($million)
$17,611
Total Retail Employment Impact
540,270
Direct Retail GDP ($million)
$15,025
Total Impact GDP ($million)
$29,124

Direct Employment by Major Industry in Oregon 2009

Industry Description Employment (Jobs)sort ascending GDP ($Million)
Retail trade (including food services and drinking places)
363,112 $15,025
Health care and social assistance
249,453 $13,464
Manufacturing
178,874 $34,413
Professional, scientific, and technical services
132,124 $8,501
Other services, except public administration
117,051 $3,794
Construction
113,483 $6,257
Administrative and waste services
108,727 $3,946
Real estate and rental and leasing
101,606 $23,656
96,252 $3,314
Finance and insurance
93,865 $8,644
Wholesale trade
83,202 $9,885
Transportation and warehousing
62,303 $4,326
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
53,011 $948
Educational services
50,371 $1,323
Information
40,564 $5,197
Management of companies and enterprises
31,607 $3,083
Utilities
5,143 $2,430
Mining
4,963 $277
Retail Means Jobs across Oregon
19%
Retail’s total impact on Oregon's GDP
1 in 4
Oregon jobs are supported by retail
Retail supports
540,270
jobs in Oregon
Retail directly & indirectly generates
18%
of labor income in Oregon
* Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP,
The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry,
August 2011. All data pertain to 2009.

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