Contribution to the Local Economy

Cowichan Tribes’ total expenditures for the combined operations for 2014/15 were $50 million.  About 80% of this is spent directly in the Cowichan Valley.

Expenditures in the Cowichan Valley Region (2015)

Goods & Services:        
$ 19 million
Payroll:                      
$ 15 million
Social Assistance:         
$   6  million
   
TOTAL:                       
$ 40 million
 

 

 

**Updated Nov. 24/15

Member Expenditures in the Cowichan Valley Region*
 
Number of Cowichan Households**:           
       600
x Average Annual Household income:    
$20,000
x Percent spent locally:                             
      75%
TOTAL:                                           
$9 million
 
* Estimate only
** On and Off Reserve