Number of indirect and direct persons employed by the computer and video game industry



Stat: Computer and video game companies directly and indirectly employ more than 80,000 people

Stat Categories: Video Game Industry Stats

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Years: Unknown

Stat Source: Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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