United States


Full Economic Contribution of the Beer Industry: $187,078,200,000

Economic Snapshot


  Direct Impact* Full Impact*
  Jobs 843,500 2,489,800
  Wages $14,133,400,000 $59,731,900,000
  Value Added $47,976,900,000 $187,078,200,000

State and Local Taxes


  Direct Impact Full Impact
  Excise $1,443,300,000 $1,443,300,000
  Sales and Other $4,505,200,000 $11,186,400,000
  Total $5,948,500,000 $12,629,700,000

Federal Taxes


  Direct Impact Full Impact
  Excise $3,445,800,000 $3,445,800,000
  Other (payroll, income, etc.) $4,306,400,000 $29,360,900,000
  Total $7,752,200,000 $32,806,700,000

Total Federal, State and Local Taxes


  Direct Impact Full Impact
  $13,700,700,000 $45,436,400,000

1997/1998 Beer Industry


  Businesses Jobs
  Brewers 1,698 39,500
  Wholesalers 2,729 92,900
  Retailers 546,700 711,100


Economic Impact Generated on Affiliated Industries in the United States

Jobs


  Agriculture 54,300
  Construction 17,800
  Packaging Material 45,800
  Transportation/Communications 128,700
  Food Processing 82,200
  Wholesaling 153,300
  Food Stores/General Retail 419,300
  Finance/Insurance/Real Estate 355,400
  Business/Personal Services 205,900
  Travel/Entertainment 633,100
  Others 394,000
  Total 2,489,800

Economic Activity


  Agriculture $7,160,800,000
  Construction $1,178,800,000
  Packaging Material $6,469,600,000
  Transportation/Communications $12,156,000,000
  Food Processing $25,749,800,000
  Wholesaling $13,044,200,000
  Food Stores/General Retail $13,253,400,000
  Finance/Insurance/Real Estate $23,188,600,000
  Business/Personal Services $9,723,000,000
  Travel/Entertainment $24,418,300,000
  Others $50,735,700,000
  Total $187,078,200,000

* Refers to actual accounting
** Refers to dynamic economic effects based on U.S. government models.
Note: All 1997 figures unless otherwise noted
Source: Steve L. Barsby and Associates, and Beer Institute

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