GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

BY THE NUMBERS

Compiled by Shaq Davis

16 ****

Number of days the shutdown lasted.

$450,000 *

Daily amount of lost fees at national parks for entrance fees and rental revenue.

$12.5 million **

Cost per hour of government shutdown.

$300 million **

Amount of money lost per day.

$1.6 billion **

Amount of money lost per week.

800,000 ***

Number of federal workers initially furloughed.

17 ** 

Number of years since the last government shutdown.

$24 billion ****

Overall impact to the U.S. economy.

$152 million *****

Amount lost per day in travel spending.

Sources:

*usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/10/10/national-parks-shutdown-cost/2957033/

**nbcnews.com/business/money-nothing-government-shutdown-costs-12-5-million-hour-8C11308802

***washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2013/10/10/furloughs-could-shortchange-employees-on-leave-benefits/

****http://money.cnn.com/2013/10/16/news/economy/shutdown-economic-impact/

***** ustravel.org/news/press-releases/government-shutdown-costs-us-travel-economy-152-million-day

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