Friday, 22 March 2019 13:26

The Port of San Diego has released its Economic Impact Report

Port of San Diego

The Port of San Diego has released an economic impact statement that says the port generated $9.4 Billion for the local economy in 2017, a 13 percent increase over previous years, and a 22 percent increase over the previous four years. There were more than 44,300 jobs on the Port’s waterfront, including shipbuilding and cargo handling, tourism and hospitality jobs. Through a multiplier effect, approximately one in 30 San Diego County jobs were generated by the Port. The overall economic impact also measured activity in and surrounding the port, including hotel booking, conferences, processed cargo, cruise ships, etc.

 

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