The Nationwide Impact of Animal Agriculture

A State-By-State Economic Analysis

2005-2015 Soybean Checkoff

In 2015, Animals Consumed Nearly 28 Million Tons Of Soybean Meal

Animal agriculture encompasses mainly beef cattle, hogs, broilers, turkeys, eggs, sheep, dairy, and aquaculture. Future soybean demand is tightly linked to the health of these industries. In 2015, it had the following positive national economic impacts:

  • Job impact throughout the economy 1,984,000
  • Impact on total output in the economy $371 billion
  • Impact on household income $65 billion
  • Impact on income taxes paid $16 billion
  • Impact on property taxes paid $7 billion
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Nationwide Economic Impact of Animal Agriculture
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