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176,464
176,464 Total Auto Jobs in Illinois
2.23%
2.23% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$10.57B
Total Labor Income Annually
$20.15B
Total Car Sales in 2018
616.1K
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$1.15B
Total State Tax revenue
2.9%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$1.36B
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$773.8M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$302.7M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$3.1B
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$50.4M
Corporate Profits Tax
$88.4M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

10,641,237

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 4,782,850 (44.95%)
  • CUVs 2,404,197 (22.59%)
  • SUVs 1,113,567 (10.46%)
  • Pickups 1,470,167 (13.82%)
  • Vans/Minivans 870,456 (8.18%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 10,233,912 (96.17%)
  • Diesel 211,688 (1.99%)
  • Hybrid 172,969 (1.63%)
  • Electric 12,422 (0.12%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 10,246 (0.1%)

The Illinois average age of vehicles is 10.85 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

616,104

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 185,752 (30.15%)
  • CUVs 266,322 (43.23%)
  • SUVs 51,886 (8.42%)
  • Pickups 72,414 (11.75%)
  • Vans/Minivans 39,730 (6.45%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 584,716 (94.91%)
  • Diesel 10,185 (1.65%)
  • Hybrid 13,846 (2.25%)
  • Electric 5,428 (0.88%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,929 (0.31%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 4.67B 4.67 Billion Total Imports
  • 13.52B 13.52 Billion Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 664.9M 664.9 Million Total Imports
  • 1.86B 1.86 Billion Total Imports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.