A new economic analysis released by the United Soybean Board finds that animal agriculture makes significant contributions to the U.S. economy. The analysis found that in 2014 U.S. animal agriculture contributed:
- $440.7 billion to the gross domestic product
- $76.7 billion to household incomes
- Over 2.3 million jobs to the economy
- Paid over $19 billion in income taxes and $7 billion in property taxes.
The analysis was completed by Decision Innovation Solutions.