2022 Marine Economy Report | Great Lakes Region

NOAA Office for Coastal Management
March 15, 2022

The total economy for the U.S. Great Lakes region generated $3.1 trillion in gross domestic product while employing 25.8 million people and supporting $1.3 trillion in wages.

In 2019, Wisconsin’s Marine Economy consisted of 2269 Businesses, employing 48, 877 people earning $1.2 Billion in wages and generated $2.7 Billion in GDP.