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Economic impact

Growing local economies

Meta’s data centers are the physical backbone of our technologies and generate jobs and opportunities for local communities.

Quantifying our economic impact

Meta is committed to playing a positive role and investing in the long-term vitality of the communities in which we operate. 

21st century jobs

From technicians and heating and cooling specialists to administrative support and planning, our data centers provide quality job opportunities for the local community.


24,000 jobs supported


$1.8B in labor income supported

Construction trades

Meta has active data center construction projects across the globe that support thousands of multiyear construction jobs.


154,000 jobs supported


$10.5B in labor income supported

New renewable energy projects

Meta supports more than 9 GW of renewable energy projects across 22 U.S. states and six countries sited on the same grids as our data centers, which support local economic growth. Our U.S. renewable projects have supported thousands of jobs across the country.


40,000+ during construction


1,000+ annual operations jobs

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