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 .
Mon Feb 6, 2017
According to figures just released by the National Caravan Council, 12,332 motorhomes and campervans were registered in the United Kingdom last year, compared to 10,572 in 2015 – a 16.6 percent year-over-year increase.
Sales of new motorhomes and campervans have never been so high. The previous record was 10 years ago in 2007 when registrations peaked at 11,646.
They then dropped signifacntly over the following years, only bottoming out in 2012 when less than 7,000 new motorhomes and campervans were registered. For the past five years, sales have been climbing again and have now reached record levels.