Access time-series statistics on the ocean and Great Lakes economy.
Coastal and Ocean Economy
Our oceans and Great Lakes represent a productive economic driver. NOAA's Digital Coast provides community-based tools and data sets for documenting and understanding coastal economic impacts.
Access the statistics on self-employed workers whose jobs fall within the six sectors of the ocean and Great Lakes economy.
Access the annual gross domestic product statistics that measures the size and composition of the U.S. economy.
Access the establishment and gross receipts statistics on businesses without paid employees.
Access the statistics on monthly employment, quarterly wages, and the number of establishments for the entire U.S.
Access employment and gross domestic product statistics for all economic activities occurring in coastal areas.
Explore quick facts about each sector in the ocean and Great Lakes economy with this interactive map.
View and interact with the ocean economy data for your state or county.
See the diversity of employed and self-employed workers in the U.S. fishing industry with this interactive map.
Turn complex ocean economy data into easy-to-understand stories, complete with charts and graphs.
Select and download socioeconomic data.
Understand the dependencies of inland areas on California's coastal ports with this interactive map.
Learn about a proposed model to consistently describe the nation’s coastal population.
Discover how ENOW data were used to inform the development of offshore wind energy planning areas along the Atlantic Coast.
Watch short, animated videos that explain basic economic terms and principles.
Read basic information about ENOW products and testimonials from product users.
Read fun facts and information about the coastal and ocean economy.
View this recorded webinar that highlights how ENOW data can be used to improve the management of ocean and coastal resources.
Read this publication to understand the critical economic contributions of the oceans and Great Lakes to specific locations.
Explore how economic data from this site (ENOW) were used to develop an economic profile for Gloucester, Massachusetts.