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(for Fiscal Year 2006-07)
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Total Impact on Indiana
Institutional and student spending generated directly and indirectly more than 47,000 jobs, $1.86 billion in income, and a total economic output of more than $3.2 billion in the state of Indiana.

Impact of Purdue Income
Impact of Purdue Expenditures

Direct Institutional Impact (Employment and income excluding student spending)
During the 2006-07 fiscal year, Purdue University was responsible for creating a total of 18,230 jobs. In order to support these jobs, Purdue spent $759 million in salaries and wages on the West Lafayette campus and $905 million system-wide.

Discovery, engagement, and learning activities at Purdue stimulate 10,476 non-Purdue jobs. The total Purdue and non-Purdue employment and income associated with these activities is 28,706 jobs and more than $1.3 billion in income.

Impact of Purdue on Employment Impact of Purdue on Income



Source: Office of Institutional Research

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