Video games contributed $ 90 billion to the US economy in 2019

In 2019, it was announced that the video game industry, which is growing more and more every day, contributed to the economy of America, one of the important countries of the game world.

  • 06-12-2020 11:30

The game industry, which has its own audience for a long time and does not appeal to everyone, has grown more and more and is now one of the largest industries in the world. The latest report announced also proves this situation.

According to a report published by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) recently, the video game industry contributed $ 90.3 billion to the American economy in 2019. While the video game industry contributed to the employment of 419,000 people in total, it directly enabled 143,000 people to work in the gaming industry. In addition, 143,000 people directly hired in the gaming industry have an average annual salary of over $ 121,000.

The tax collected by the US on video game activities throughout the year is over $ 12.6 billion. In addition, when you look at the image below, you can see the top 10 states in the USA in terms of video games in 2019.

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