California Statewide National Security Economic Impact Business & Economy | Devin Lavelle, Sumeet Bedi and Dana Nothnagel | December 2020 | Report: California Statewide National Security Economic Impact In 2019, the federal government spent at least $54 billion and directly employed approximately 333,000 residents in California. This resulted in $181 billion in economic impact and supported more 818,000 full-time equivalent jobs in the state. Two additional supplements will be released in the upcoming months detailing local impacts by county and congressional district. This report was prepared under contract with the California Research Bureau at the request of the Office of Planning and Research and the Governor's Military Council with financial support from the U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment. The content included in this report does not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Defense or the Office of Economic Adjustment.