New research shows US poultry industry supporting 2.1 million jobs

New research shows that the US poultry industry has increased its economic impact by 15 percent in two years while providing millions of jobs.
calendar icon 3 December 2020
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Of these totals, the chicken industry provides 1,613,881 jobs, $91.3 billion in wages, $433.2 billion in economic activity and $31.5 billion in government revenue.

“We are pleased to continue providing this valuable tool across the industry that shows the positive economic impact the poultry industry has on our nation and communities,” said John Starkey, president of USPOULTRY.

The data is hosted on interactive websites that can be viewed collectively or by individual product, and then sorted nationally by state, congressional district, state house district or state senate district, and county. For more information about the US poultry industry’s economic impact, visit:

www.poultryfeedsamerica.org
www.chickenfeedsamerica.org
www.turkeyfeedsamerica.org
www.eggsfeedamerica.org

The economic impact study was funded by USPOULTRY. The study was conducted by John Dunham & Associates, based in New York City. The study was updated using the most current methodology available and uses data from 2020. For more information on the study’s methodology and model description, please click here.

Of these totals, the chicken industry provides 1,613,881 jobs, $91.3 billion in wages, $433.2 billion in economic activity and $31.5 billion in government revenue.

“We are pleased to continue providing this valuable tool across the industry that shows the positive economic impact the poultry industry has on our nation and communities,” said John Starkey, president of USPOULTRY.

The data is hosted on interactive websites that can be viewed collectively or by individual product, and then sorted nationally by state, congressional district, state house district or state senate district, and county. For more information about the US poultry industry’s economic impact, visit:

www.poultryfeedsamerica.org
www.chickenfeedsamerica.org
www.turkeyfeedsamerica.org
www.eggsfeedamerica.org

The economic impact study was funded by USPOULTRY. The study was conducted by John Dunham & Associates, based in New York City. The study was updated using the most current methodology available and uses data from 2020. For more information on the study’s methodology and model description, please click here.

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