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Broadway's Economic Impact to New York City (NYC)
2012-2013*



New York City (NYC) Broadway Economics

     
 
Broadway
Spending
Direct Spending
Total Impact
(in millions $)
 
 
Spending by
Broadway Tourists
$6,464.0
$9,641.1
 
 
Show Expenses
$979.3
$2,219.7
 
 
Theatre Capital Expenses
$11.5
$17.0
 
 
Total
$7,454.8
$11,877.8
 
     
  Note:
*Latest report available

During the 2012-2013 season, the Broadway industry contributed $11.9 billion to the economy of NYC and supported 87,000 jobs.

 



Visit Additional Broadway Data:
Broadway: An Introduction
List of Broadway Theatres
Broadway Season Statistics
Demographics of the Broadway Audience

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Sources
The Broadway League-Research and Information Department

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