Brighton contributes £212 million to the local economy
18 July 2019
Independent report shows Brighton contributed £212 million to the Greater Brighton economy in 2017/18.
Club “punching above its weight”, compared with Premier League rivals.
Brighton contributed over £54 million in taxes during the season.
Brighton & Hove Albion contributed £212 million to the City region’s economy in 2017/18, according to an independent report.
Most of this revenue was accounted for by direct income to the Football Club itself.
It is important when we come forward with plans to be able to show how important the club is to the city
However, spending by local employees, contracting with local businesses, and visitor spending away from the American Express Stadium accounted for over £60 million of the overall contribution to the City Region’s economy.
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