The internet means jobs, opportunity, and growth for every community in every state. Individuals, businesses, and community organizations rely on it for their continued success. Below is a snapshot of why the internet matters to people across the United States.
6MDirect jobs createdThat’s the equivalent of 4% of total employment.
13MIndirect jobs supportedThat means every internet sector job supports 2 indirect jobs.
$2.1TAdded to the GDPThat makes the internet sector the fourth largest U.S. industry, representing 10.1% of total output.
$64BInvested into the economyIA members alone invested more than $40 billion.