West Virginia


Full Economic Contribution of the Beer Industry: $1,195,800,000

Economic Snapshot


  Direct Impact* Full Impact*
  Jobs 5,000 19,900
  Wages $65,700,000 $361,300,000
  Value Added $177,300,000 $1,195,800,000

State and Local Taxes


  Direct Impact Full Impact
  Excise $6,700,000 $6,700,000
  Sales and Other $30,700,000 $68,100,000
  Total $37,400,000 $74,800,000

Federal Taxes


  Direct Impact Full Impact
  Excise $22,100,000 $22,100,000
  Other (payroll, income, etc.) $18,900,000 $202,300,000
  Total $41,000,000 $224,400,000

Total Federal, State and Local Taxes


  Direct Impact Full Impact
  $78,400,000 $299,200,000

1997/1998 Beer Industry


  Businesses Jobs
  Brewers 4 a
  Wholesalers 45 700
  Retailers 4,800 4,300


Economic Impact Generated on Affiliated Industries in West Virginia

Jobs


  Agriculture 200
  Construction 100
  Packaging Material 200
  Transportation/Communications 1,300
  Food Processing 300
  Wholesaling 1,300
  Food Stores/General Retail 3,800
  Finance/Insurance/Real Estate 2,600
  Business/Personal Services 1,900
  Travel/Entertainment 4,200
  Others 4,000
  Total 19,900

Economic Activity


  Agriculture $23,800,000
  Construction $5,300,000
  Packaging Material $16,900,000
  Transportation/Communications $78,100,000
  Food Processing $47,700,000
  Wholesaling $85,500,000
  Food Stores/General Retail $94,900,000
  Finance/Insurance/Real Estate $148,800,000
  Business/Personal Services $61,100,000
  Travel/Entertainment $132,300,000
  Others $501,400,000
  Total $1,195,800,000

* 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
a - less than 50 jobs

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