Wisconsin By the Numbers

Connected

0.4%
Wisconsin’s corporate tax rate after credits for manufacturing and agriculture businesses

91%
Wisconsin employers who say their local technical college is important to the success of their business

#2
Wisconsin’s national rank for overall health care quality performance

$5.7 billion
Annual average revenue for Wisconsin water technology companies

33,305
Bioscience workers in Wisconsin, with a growth rate 10% higher than the national average (2010-2013)

#1 Producers of cheese, cranberries, ginseng and snap peas

#2 in milk, dairy cows, carrots and hay acreage

#3 in potatoes, peas, oats, sweet corn and cucumbers

#4 in maple syrup and tart cherries

#5 in manufactured food products

$88.3 billion
Annual economic impact of Wisconsin farms and agriculture, supporting 413,500 total jobs

466,083
Wisconsin manufacturing jobs, 87% higher than the national average

14,000
Wisconsin jobs related to aerospace manufacturing in nearly 200 companies

$788 million
Federal R&D funding into Wisconsin

$1.44 billion
Total R&D funding into Wisconsin

22.2
Wisconsin ACT average score for the class of 2015, second highest in the nation

57.6%
Wisconsinites who have attended college


How Wisconsin works

Manufacturing 15.5%

Government 13.5%

Health care/Social assistance 12.7%

Retail 10.1%

Accommodation/Food services 7.7%

Other/Unclassified 5.3%

Administrative, Support and Waste 5.01%

Construction 4.8%

Finance/Insurance 4.4%

Wholesale trade 4%

Professional, scientific and technical services 3.6%

Transportation/Warehousing 3.2%

Management 2%

Educational services 2%

Crop/Animal production 1.8%

Information 1.6%

Arts/Entertainment/Recreation 1.4%

Real estate/Rental/Leasing 1%

Utilities .3%

Mining/Quarrying/Oil and gas extraction 0.1%

Source: All data provided by Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

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0.4%
Wisconsin’s corporate tax rate after credits for manufacturing and agriculture businesses

91%
Wisconsin employers who say their local technical college is important to the success of their business

#2
Wisconsin’s national rank for overall health care quality performance

$5.7 billion
Annual average revenue for Wisconsin water technology companies

33,305
Bioscience workers in Wisconsin, with a growth rate 10% higher than the national average (2010-2013)

#1 Producers of cheese, cranberries, ginseng and snap peas

#2 in milk, dairy cows, carrots and hay acreage

#3 in potatoes, peas, oats, sweet corn and cucumbers

#4 in maple syrup and tart cherries

#5 in manufactured food products

$88.3 billion
Annual economic impact of Wisconsin farms and agriculture, supporting 413,500 total jobs

466,083
Wisconsin manufacturing jobs, 87% higher than the national average

14,000
Wisconsin jobs related to aerospace manufacturing in nearly 200 companies

$788 million
Federal R&D funding into Wisconsin

$1.44 billion
Total R&D funding into Wisconsin

22.2
Wisconsin ACT average score for the class of 2015, second highest in the nation

57.6%
Wisconsinites who have attended college


How Wisconsin works

Manufacturing 15.5%

Government 13.5%

Health care/Social assistance 12.7%

Retail 10.1%

Accommodation/Food services 7.7%

Other/Unclassified 5.3%

Administrative, Support and Waste 5.01%

Construction 4.8%

Finance/Insurance 4.4%

Wholesale trade 4%

Professional, scientific and technical services 3.6%

Transportation/Warehousing 3.2%

Management 2%

Educational services 2%

Crop/Animal production 1.8%

Information 1.6%

Arts/Entertainment/Recreation 1.4%

Real estate/Rental/Leasing 1%

Utilities .3%

Mining/Quarrying/Oil and gas extraction 0.1%

Source: All data provided by Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

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