Table 1 Summary of U.S. Seaway System Economic Benefits, 1991 and 2000

Table 1
Summary of U.S. Seaway System Economic Benefits, 1991 and 2000

Excel | CSV

Impacts 2000 1991 Change Percent change
Jobs generated        
Direct 43,968 33,716 10,252 30
Induced 27,392 10,912 16,480 151
Total 71,360 44,628 26,732 60
Indirect 26,757 NA NA  
Total jobs generated 98,117 44,628 26,732  
Related shipper jobs generated 54,391 NA NA  
Personal income generated (All dollar values in $000s)        
Direct $1,623,014 $1,050,128 $572,886 55
Induced 1,889,837 854,180 233,379 121
Indirect 820,736 NA NA  
Total personal income $4,333,586 $1,904,308 $2,429,278  
Revenue generated $3,385,243 $1,724,883 $1,660,360 96
Federal, state, local taxes generated $1,336,290 NA NA  

KEY: NA = not available.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corp., Economic Impact Study, Aug. 1, 2001, p. 25.