+ there are 114 thoroughbred racing clubs operating in Queensland (QLD), 2 of which are in metropolitan areas, and 112 in regional areas.
+ the thoroughbred racing industry in QLD is responsible for generating more than $1,187.1 million in value added contribution to gross state product. This equates to 13.0% of the total impact generated by thoroughbred racing in Australia.
+ the economic impact generated by the thoroughbred racing industry in QLD is responsible for sustaining a total of 9,200 full time equivalent (FTE) jobs in the region.
+ the thoroughbred racing industry in QLD generates more than $636.1 million in household incomes for those employed in full-time, part-time and casual work.
+ more than 30,000 individuals are involved in the thoroughbred racing industry as a participant, employee or volunteer.