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Foreign Investment in the U.S. Adds Jobs to Every State

Created on August 17, 2011

Foreign Investment in the U.S. Adds Jobs to Every State

States in New England owe an average of 4.8 percent of their total employment to foreign direct investment. In fact, only one state—Montana—owes less than 2 percent of its jobs to foreign direct investment.

Foreign Investment in the U.S. Adds Jobs to Every State

EMPLOYMENT (in thousands)

Percentage of Total Jobs from Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

Delaware

Connecticut

Massachusetts

New Hampshire

New Jersey

South Carolina

District of Columbia

Kentucky

Hawaii

North Carolina

Indiana

New York

Maine

Tennessee

Pennsylvania

Illinois

Ohio

Virginia

Texas

Rhode Island

Georgia

Alaska

Maryland

Kansas

Wyoming

Alabama

Minnesota

California

Michigan

Colorado

Missouri

Vermont

Iowa

Wisconsin

Nevada

Florida

West Virginia

North Dakota

Washington

Nebraska

Arizona

Arkansas

Oregon

Louisiana

Utah

Idaho

Oklahoma

Mississippi

New Mexico

South Dakota

Montana

 

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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