Economic Data

How important are hunters for Alabama’s economy?

Hunting specifically supports thousands of jobs, both rural and urban, across the state of Alabama, and our goal is to provide a unified voice for all of these stakeholders. Hunting Works For Alabama will monitor public policy decisions and weigh in on hunting-related issues that impact Alabama jobs.

$1.1 billion spent annually.

  • 535,000 people hunt in Alabama each year.
  • Of those hunters, 44,000 are from out of state.
  • Alabama hunters spend $405 million on trip-related expenditures.
  • Hunters in Alabama spend over $357 million on hunting equipment.
  • Each hunter spends an average of $1,700 a year in Alabama.
  • Hunter spending translates to nearly $613 million in salaries and wages.
  • Hunting in Alabama supports over 27,000 Alabama jobs.
  • Hunters pay $104 million in state and local taxes.

$1.8 billion ripple effect.