Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Gather Economic Statistics

One out of every five jobs in the United States is related to international trade. Learn more about how your local community's economy is dependent on foreign trade.

One out of every five jobs in the United States is related to international trade. Learn more about how your local community's economy is dependent on foreign trade.

As you are gathering support for your initiative, you will find a need for facts to demonstrate the benefits of international education for your community and state. Economic statistics can help you to show how much your state relies on trade with other countries, foreign direct investment, immigration and foreign students. Below is a list of websites that can provide you with state economic information.

TradeStats Express
U.S. Office of Trade and Economic Analysis provides data on trade exports from each state, including top trading partners and top five export products for each state.

U.S. Census
This site on the U.S. Census page helps you locate how many jobs in your state are tied to exports.

Bureau of Economic Analysis
The BEA provides information on FDI received by each state as well as Gross State Product (GSP) information.

Organization for International Investment
The OFII provides information on what international businesses are investing in each state, including a list of businesses investing in the state and how many people they employ.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators
NAFSA provides a report for each state on the economic benefits of international education.