Top lobbying industries in the United States in 2017, by total lobbying spending (in million U.S. dollars)

Top lobbying industries in the U.S. 2017 This statistic shows the top lobbying industries in the United States in 2017, by total lobbying spending. In 2017, Pharmaceutical and Health Products was the top industry, with lobbying spending amounting to around 279.57 million U.S. dollars. The total amount of money spent on lobbying in the United States was 3.37 billion U.S. dollars.
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Spending in million U.S. dollars
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products 279.57
Insurance 160.7
Electronics Mfg & Equip 146.2
Business Associations 137.27
Oil & Gas 126.09
Electric Utilities 114.16
Real Estate 103.4
Hospitals/Nursing Homes 100.81
Securities & Investment 97.3
Health Professionals 91.51
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing 91.18
Air Transport 91.04
Telecom Services 86.24
Health Services/HMOs 81.99
Education 79.62
Civil Servants/Public Officials 73.24
Automotive 69.98
Defense Aerospace 69.13
Internet 67.99
Commercial Banks 66.77
Spending in million U.S. dollars
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products 279.57
Insurance 160.7
Electronics Mfg & Equip 146.2
Business Associations 137.27
Oil & Gas 126.09
Electric Utilities 114.16
Real Estate 103.4
Hospitals/Nursing Homes 100.81
Securities & Investment 97.3
Health Professionals 91.51
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing 91.18
Air Transport 91.04
Telecom Services 86.24
Health Services/HMOs 81.99
Education 79.62
Civil Servants/Public Officials 73.24
Automotive 69.98
Defense Aerospace 69.13
Internet 67.99
Commercial Banks 66.77
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This statistic shows the top lobbying industries in the United States in 2017, by total lobbying spending. In 2017, Pharmaceutical and Health Products was the top industry, with lobbying spending amounting to around 279.57 million U.S. dollars. The total amount of money spent on lobbying in the United States was 3.37 billion U.S. dollars.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017

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