When companies based abroad invest in the United States and create jobs for Americans.
State Insourcing Jobs:
Private Sector Workforce Employed by FDI:
U.S. subsidiaries in Kentucky play a vital role in supporting jobs. They now employ 117,300 Kentuckians—an increase of 30% since 2010.
Kentucky has proven to be an attractive location for international employers, ranking 17th in the United States in the number of employees supported by U.S. subsidiaries.
In fact, the relative portion of jobs in Kentucky supplied by U.S. subsidiaries remains significant. They provide the livelihood for more than 7% of Kentucky's private-sector workforce.
Kentucky ranks 4th in the country in the share of its workforce supported by U.S. subsidiaries.
U.S. subsidiaries’ employment in Kentucky is heavily concentrated in manufacturing. About 60% of these jobs are in manufacturing industries.
U.S. subsidiaries support 65,800 manufacturing workers in Kentucky.