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Economic Impact

Industry data was produced via a partnership between by the College of Business Adminstration (CoBA) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) and the San Diego Brewers Guild (SDBG).

Economic Impact 

San Diego County 2016

For the five congressional districts reviewed (i.e., San Diego County), the total craft beer economic impacts for 2016 are below. San Diego County craft brewers produced about 900,000 barrels in 2016.

Impact Type Employment Labor Income ($) Value Added ($) Output ($)
Direct Effect 4,236 97,444,429 352,565,136 641,227,660
Multiplier Effect 1,339 81,580,521 132,721,251 228,401,934
Total Effect 5,665 179,024,951 485,286,388 869,629,595

North San Diego County 2016

For this report, North San Diego County is the geographic region bounded in the south by the 52 freeway, and bounded in the north by the county border. Of the whole county impacts, the following were specific to North County:

 Impact Type Employment Labor Income ($) Value Added ($) Output ($)
Direct Effect  3,246 52,470,069 189,842,744 333,482,034
Multiplier Effect 534 33,773,858 55,299,587 97,487,086
Total Effect 3,960 86,243,929  245,142,331 430,969,121

Tax Contributions 2016

Brewery Locations Barrels Produced Taxes San Diego County
57 1 to 1,000 $9,640,648
15 1,001 to 5,000 $9,498,372
10 5,001 to 15,000 $9,214, 297
13 15,001 to $60,000 $28,541,342
14 60,000+ $53,518,492

View Full Report on the Office of Business Research and Analysis website.

2017 Philanthropic Impact

philanthropic infographic

View the Accessable Philanthropic Infographic PDF.

Types of Non-Profits Supported

Pie chart depicting the distribution of industry philanthropy
  • Sport Teams: 7%
  • Animal Organizations: 8%
  • Governement agencies: 15%
  • Medical/Health: 21%
  • Environment/Community: 22%
  • Kids/Education: 27%
 

Current List of San Diego Craft Breweries

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Sources

  1. Brewers Association
  2. IBISWorld
  3. IBISWorld
  4. Brewers Association
  5. Brewers Association
  6. IBISWorld
  7. Brewers Association
  8. IBISWorld
  9. Department of the Treasury
  10. Beer Serves America Report
  11. Brewers Association
  12. Tourism in San Diego Market Analysis  (CSUSM MBA Report) by Denisse A. Fernandez