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Employment Contributions of Charter Boats For-Hire in Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico, and United States

The charter boats-for-hire are included in the NAICS code 487210 or “Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water” in the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS, 2011).  This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing scenic and sightseeing transportation on water. The services provided are usually local and involve same-day return to place of origin. 

Employment or job contributions are expressed in terms of a mix of both full-time and part-time jobs. Total economic contribution is the sum of direct, indirect and induced effects. The total job contributions in Mississippi, the Gulf of Mexico and United States are shown below:

MS
AL
LA
WCFL
TX
GOM
USA
Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.

Publications:

Posadas, B.C. 2020. Economic Contributions of Mississippi Charter Boats for-Hire, 2006-16. Horticultue and Marine Economics Blog.

Posadas, B.C. Economic Contribution of Charter Boats For-Hire in MississippiMississippi MarketMaker Newsletter, Vol. 9, No. 10. October 23, 2019.