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RESTAURANT INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE
Restaurants are a driving force in District of Columbia’s economy. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people, and play a vital role in local communities throughout the state.
Eating and drinking place locations in District of Columbia in 2015
Projected sales in District of Columbia's restaurants in 2016
Restaurant and foodservice jobs in District of Columbia in 2016 = 9% of employment in the state. And by 2026, that number is projected to grow by 7.5% = 4,600 additional jobs, for a total of 66,200 jobs by 2026.
District of Columbia's Restaurants
JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES IN EVERY COMMUNITY
Eating and drinking places:
*District of Columbia's 50,300 eating-and-drinking-place jobs represent the majority of the state’s total restaurant and foodservice workforce of 61,600 jobs, with the remainder being non-restaurant foodservice positions.
For more information
Restaurant.org • ramw.org
Source: National Restaurant Association, based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics & U.S. Census Bureau, 2015