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RETAIL FACTS & STATS

RETAIL'S IMPACT BY THE NUMBERS

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Washington

Washington Retail Information
Retail directly and indirectly supports 1 in 4 Washington jobs.
Retail is directly and indirectly responsible for 17% of Washington's GDP.
Retail directly and indirectly generates 16% of labor income in Washington.
Retail supports 881,938 jobs in Washington.

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

NAICSsort descending Sub-sector Description Employment (Jobs) Labor Income ($millions) GDP ($millions) Retail Establishments
441 Motor vehicle and parts dealers 39,659 $2,484 $2,060 4,413
442 Furniture and home furnishings stores 10,851 $847 $470 1,655
443 Electronics and appliances stores 9,875 $522 $421 1,359
444 Building material and garden equipment and suppliers dealers 27,292 $1,737 $1,103 2,195
445 Food and beverage stores 65,017 $3,771 $2,325 4,373
446 Health and personal care stores 20,156 $1,207 $771 3,281
447 Gasoline stations 14,475 $956 $583 1,916
448 Clothing and clothing accessories stores 26,065 $1,181 $597 4,022
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores 21,211 $743 $455 3,442
452 General merchandise stores 66,298 $3,482 $2,141 1,151
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 38,861 $1,188 $790 8,089
454 Nonstore retailers 46,478 $4,561 $1,576 18,941
722 Food services and drinking places 216,238 $6,942 $4,871 17,102
Industry Description Employment (Jobs)sort ascending GDP ($Million)
Retail trade (including food services and drinking places)
69,460 $2,887
Manufacturing
46,150 $7,761
Health care and social assistance
33,648 $1,803
Construction
28,269 $1,715
Other services, except public administration
28,245 $951
Professional, scientific, and technical services
14,398 $969
Real estate and rental and leasing
13,909 $4,066
Administrative and waste services
13,419 $478
Finance and insurance
12,338 $953
Wholesale trade
10,435 $1,174
10,024 $568
Transportation and warehousing
7,120 $478
Educational services
6,094 $123
Information
4,907 $675
Management of companies and enterprises
1,444 $127
Mining
828 $52
Utilities
689 $417

Senate

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D)
Sen. Patty Murray (D)

House

District 1
Rep. Suzan K. DelBene (D)
District 2
Rep. Rick Larsen (D)
District 3
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R)
District 4
Rep. Doc Hastings (R)
District 5
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R)
District 6
Rep. Derek Kilmer (D)
District 7
Rep. Jim A. McDermott (D)
District 8
Rep. David George Reichert (R)
District 9
Rep. Adam Smith (D)
District 10
Rep. Denny Heck (D)