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RETAIL FACTS & STATS

RETAIL'S IMPACT BY THE NUMBERS

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts Retail Information
Retail directly and indirectly supports 1 in 4 Massachusetts jobs.
Retail is directly and indirectly responsible for 16% of Massachusetts's GDP.
Retail directly and indirectly generates 15% of labor income in Massachusetts.
Retail supports 920,621 jobs in Massachusetts.

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

NAICSsort descending Sub-sector Description Employment (Jobs) Labor Income ($millions) GDP ($millions) Retail Establishments
441 Motor vehicle and parts dealers 35,033 $2,387 $1,979 4,804
442 Furniture and home furnishings stores 10,913 $754 $420 1,860
443 Electronics and appliances stores 10,477 $593 $478 1,326
444 Building material and garden equipment and suppliers dealers 24,885 $1,795 $1,140 2,081
445 Food and beverage stores 94,422 $4,229 $2,612 6,638
446 Health and personal care stores 29,075 $1,752 $1,120 3,662
447 Gasoline stations 12,044 $867 $529 2,110
448 Clothing and clothing accessories stores 43,211 $2,091 $1,056 5,827
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 19,504 $740 $453 3,223
452 General merchandise stores 43,067 $1,940 $1,194 1,181
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 32,862 $1,094 $729 7,576
454 Nonstore retailers 31,160 $2,608 $897 12,996
722 Food services and drinking places 244,542 $8,472 $6,034 18,503
Industry Description Employment (Jobs)sort ascending GDP ($Million)
Retail trade (including food services and drinking places)
70,344 $3,465
Health care and social assistance
69,272 $4,723
Professional, scientific, and technical services
59,572 $7,084
Finance and insurance
59,360 $10,920
Other services, except public administration
38,879 $1,521
Administrative and waste services
29,928 $1,456
Construction
25,902 $1,620
Real estate and rental and leasing
24,810 $7,859
Manufacturing
21,566 $2,193
Wholesale trade
21,497 $2,890
Educational services
16,010 $765
Information
15,935 $2,270
Transportation and warehousing
12,282 $772
Management of companies and enterprises
9,450 $1,123
Utilities
1,906 $920
522 $13
Mining
404 $19

Senate

Sen. William Cowan (D)
Sen. Edward J. Markey (D)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D)

House

District 1
Rep. Richard E. Neal (D)
District 2
Rep. James P. McGovern (D)
District 3
Rep. Niki S. Tsongas (D)
District 4
Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III (D)
District 5
Rep. Katherine M. Clark (D)
District 6
Rep. John F. Tierney (D)
District 7
Rep. Michael E. Capuano (D)
District 8
Rep. Stephen F. Lynch (D)
District 9
Rep. William R. Keating (D)