The economic impact of the Saint Louis Zoo is a measure of the amount of and the way that dollars associated with the Zoo circulate through the region. There are three levels of impact the St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association considers when they develop these figures: the direct impact, the indirect business impact, and tourism and visitor spending impact. All three of these an be expressed in terms of annual flow of dollars or annual full-time jobs.
2012 Economic Impact
|Capital Improvement Jobs Created||229|
|Tourism Spending Jobs Created||625|
|Total Economic Impact||$202,700,000|
|2010 Total Economic Impact:||$187,500,000|