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Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account: Prototype Statistics for 2012-2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Recreation/Travel,Statistics

https://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/industry/orsa/2018/pdf/orsa0218.pdf

Reveals that outdoor recreation activities accounted for 2% or 373 billion dollars  of U.S. GDP in 2016.  The outdoor recreation economy is also growing faster than the overall U.S. economy.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis