Combined Activity in Government Spending and Commercial Revenue Has Jumped 73% in the Last Decade, According to Newest Analysis from Space Foundation
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 30, 2020 (The Space Foundation PR) — The global space economy in 2019 grew more than $9 billion over the previous year, reaching $423.8 billion, according to new findings published by Space Foundation’s 2020 second-quarter issue of The Space Report.
Economic analysis also found:
The growth represents a 2.2% increase from the 2018 global space economy, which was estimated at $414.75 billion.Commercial revenue climbed to $336.89 billion in 2019, up 6.3% from $328.86 billion in 2018.Space products and services, a sector of commercial space revenue, totaled $217.72 billion, easing up 1.7% from 2018’s $214.18 billion.Space infrastructure and support industries, the other main commercial sector, climbed to $119.17 billion — a 16.1% increase over 2018’s $102.66 billion, and marking the first time since 2016 that the sector exceeded the $100-billion mark.
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