Outdoor recreation in Wyo generates $4.5 billion annually in consumer spending: Report

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The Outdoor Industry Association released figures today quantifying the economic impact of outdoor recreation in all 50 states, with a separate report for each state that tallies direct spending, jobs, salaries and tax revenue.

Among the findings for Wyoming: Outdoor recreation generates $4.5 billion annually in consumer spending, $1.4 billion in wages and salaries and $300 million in state and local tax revenue.

Click here or on the image to the right to see the Wyoming-specific report.

This data reaffirms that outdoor recreation is an important driver of state economies, supporting jobs, businesses and communities.

Click here or on the map below to find all of the state-specific reports.

State-specific economic data

 

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