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RETAIL FACTS & STATS

RETAIL'S IMPACT BY THE NUMBERS

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia Retail Information
Retail directly and indirectly supports 1 in 10 District of Columbia jobs.
Retail is directly and indirectly responsible for 7% of District of Columbia's GDP.
Retail directly and indirectly generates 6% of labor income in District of Columbia.
Retail supports 92,348 jobs in District of Columbia.

The Direct Impact of the Retail Industry in District of Columbia by Sub-Sector, 2009

NAICS Sub-sector Descriptionsort descending Employment (Jobs) Labor Income ($millions) GDP ($millions) Retail Establishments
444 Building material and garden equipment and suppliers dealers 692 $56 $36 76
448 Clothing and clothing accessories stores 3,402 $200 $101 538
443 Electronics and appliances stores 534 $26 $21 91
445 Food and beverage stores 6,021 $329 $203 671
722 Food services and drinking places 42,547 $2,011 $1,498 2,599
442 Furniture and home furnishings stores 791 $56 $31 150
447 Gasoline stations 427 $24 $15 81
452 General merchandise stores 1,272 $61 $38 68
446 Health and personal care stores 2,614 $164 $105 367
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 1,912 $76 $51 506
441 Motor vehicle and parts dealers 363 $18 $16 150
454 Nonstore retailers 1,256 $90 $31 627
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 1,366 $53 $33 163
Industry Description Employment (Jobs) GDP ($Million)
Administrative and waste services
46,845 $2,474
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Arts, entertainment, and recreation
13,676 $671
Construction
14,297 $969
Educational services
51,942 $2,861
Finance and insurance
22,254 $5,120
Health care and social assistance
62,633 $4,500
Information
21,821 $5,445
Management of companies and enterprises
1,537 $591
Manufacturing
1,803 $227
Mining
501 $0
Other services, except public administration
77,824 $6,724
Professional, scientific, and technical services
125,840 $20,719
Real estate and rental and leasing
22,965 $8,119
Retail trade (including food services and drinking places)
63,197 $3,165
Transportation and warehousing
6,202 $298
Utilities
2,486 $1,260
Wholesale trade
5,158 $808

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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D)