The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Fri Aug 5, 2016
Recreational vehicles are known for taking people places they’ve never been before. Now the tables appear to be turning.
The people’s current interest in RVs is so strong, it is poised to take the industry somewhere it has never before been.
The Midwest RV Super Show that opened today in Elkhart provided further proof that getting into, or deeper into the RV lifestyle is something a lot of people are ‘electing’ to do.
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