Growing Local Economies

Illinois hospitals are major economic engines. They play a critical role in the health of communities by contributing significantly to the state’s economy and employing 10% of the state’s workforce.

Building Strong Communities

Illinois hospitals are strong economic engines in their communities:

$101.3b Total impact on Illinois economy
495k direct and indirect jobs created
285k Illinoisans employed

Powerful Economic Drivers

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Illinois hospitals pump $101.3 billion into the state and local economies annually. They generate 495,000 direct and indirect jobs, and spur economic activity and job growth in other sectors. Hospitals provide good-paying jobs that support Illinois working families.

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