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RETAIL'S IMPACT IN UTAH
393,504 Jobs Supported by Retail | 35,563 Retail Establishments | $21.7 Billion in Total GDP Impact
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Retail is the nation’s largest private sector employer driving the U.S. economy and creating jobs in communities around the country. Retail is everywhere — especially in Utah. Here is a quick look at retail in your state, visit NRF.com/retailsimpact for more information and to download the full report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry.

BY THE NUMBERS

  • 35,563 - RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS
  • 267,749 - DIRECT RETAIL EMPLOYMENT
  • 393,504 - TOTAL JOBS SUPPORTED
  • 7,494 - DIRECT LABOR INCOME
    ($MILLIONS)
  • 10,962 - DIRECT IMPACT ON GDP
    ($MILLIONS)
  • $21.7 Billion - TOTAL IMPACT ON GDP

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DIRECT EMPLOYMENT AND GDP VALUE BY MAJOR INDUSTRY IN UTAH

IndustryEmployment
(Jobs)
GDP
($Million)
Retail trade (including food services and drinking places)267,749$10,962
Administrative and waste management services96,905$3,711
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and related activities21,943$702
Arts, entertainment, and recreation37,361$1,012
Construction94,041$6,209
Educational services51,427$1,704
Finance and insurance119,570$12,462
Health care and social assistance143,648$7,243
Information36,988$5,060
Management of companies and enterprises23,007$2,074
Manufacturing124,237$20,197
Mining16,477$4,110
Other services, except public administration89,175$3,664
Professional, scientific, and technical services115,291$7,679
Real estate and rental and leasing91,172$16,141
Transportation and warehousing55,310$4,413
Utilities4,186$1,126
Wholesale trade54,581$6,805

DIRECT IMPACT OF THE RETAIL INDUSTRY BY SUBSECTOR IN UTAH

NAICSSubsectorEmployment
(Jobs)
Labor Income
($Million)
GDP
($Million)
Retail
Establishments
441Motor vehicle and parts dealers18,898$1,105$1,1582,526
442Furniture and home furnishings stores5,374$190$220861
443Electronics and appliances stores5,901$312$428827
444Building material and garden equipment and suppliers dealers11,952$448$575962
445Food and beverage stores23,531$670$7901,305
446Health and personal care stores7,893$309$3272,386
447Gasoline stations9,277$311$402889
448Clothing and clothing accessories stores13,409$274$4442,317
451Sporting goods, hobby, book and music stores10,094$218$2951,604
452General merchandise stores30,801$844$1,211687
453Miscellaneous store retailers14,101$279$4213,176
454Nonstore retailers29,306$855$2,50012,110
722Food services and drinking places87,212$1,677$2,1915,913
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Learn more About Retail's Impact at NRF.COM/RETAILS-IMPACT #thisisretail
PwC conducted this study based on 2012 data from the U.S. Census and other sources.