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Employment Contributions of Seafood and Fish Markets in the Gulf of Mexico States and United States

The seafood-retailing sector corresponds to the “fish and seafood markets” and “restaurant establishments” serving seafood products.

The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011) code 445220 or “fish and seafood markets” comprises establishments primarily engaged in retailing fresh, frozen, or cured fish and seafood products.

The eating and drinking places sector includes “full-service restaurants” and limited-service restaurants” in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011). 

Employment or job contributions are expressed in terms of a mix of both full-time and part-time jobs. The total economic contribution is the sum of direct, indirect and induced effects. The total job contributions of the fish and seafood markets in the Gulf of Mexico states and the entire USA are shown below:

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Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.

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Source: EMSI.