The University of California, Davis, campus and health system are engines for economic growth
that generate an annual economic impact estimated between $2.7 and $3.4 billion in California, according
to a study released this past spring.
After state government, UC Davis is the second-largest employer in the seven-county capital region, with
29,690 employees in 20012002, the fiscal year covered in the study. UC Davis paid out $960 million
in salaries and wages, and had total revenues of $1.97 billion half of which came from outside
of the area.
The study also found that UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento has 1 million patient visits a year,
contributes approximately $7 million in uncompensated charity care and an additional $137 million in unreimbursed
Medi-Cal and indigent care, and spent $171 million on capital projects in 20012002, and $229 million
in 20022003. Another $178 million in construction projects is under way at the medical center.
For more information and to download the complete report, visit www.news.ucdavis.edu/