Page 1

2016 – 2017

THE GLOBAL REPORT Measuring Global Fluency in Greater Columbus


PEOPLE

146,259

TOP 5 countries of origin for immigrants

Columbus residents were born outside the United States

THAT’S

7%

of the total population

21% of growth in the metro area came from international migration

2005

2015

1.

India

2.

Mexico

3.

Somalia

4.

China

5.

Ghana

Interpreter requests at OSU's Wexner Medical Center have quadrupled over the past 10 years.

TOP 3 countries of origin for refugees 1.

Somalia

2.

Bhutan

3.

Iraq

Local refugees are more than twice as likely to own a business than the general population.

The local refugee community supports an estimated 20,000 jobs

Total economic contribution of refugees: In 2015, over 1,300 refugees came from 18 countries.

$1.6 BILLION

EDUCATION

PK–12 SCHOOLS

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

Nearly 8,200 students from 134 countries contribute almost $1/4 billion per year to the local economy. TOP 5 countries of origin for international students

TOP 5 study abroad destinations

1.

China

1.

United Kingdom

2.

India

2.

Honduras

3.

South Korea

3.

China

4.

Malaysia

4.

Italy

5.

Taiwan

5.

Australia

3,074 college students studied abroad in 91 countries in the 2013/14 school year

More than

95,500

students are enrolled in a second language

THAT’S

33% of the total PK–12 student population

Of the 734 world language teachers:

406

teach Spanish

2

17

teach Latin

16

teach Greek

teach Chinese

1

0

teaches Arabic

teach Somali

Public school students speak a combined 74 different languages at home. WORLD LANGUAGES Spoken at Home 1.

Spanish

2.

Somali

3.

Arabic

Studied at School 1.

Spanish

2.

French

3.

German


ECONOMY Goods and services exports =

NEARLY $10 BILLION GOODS

121,145

SERVICES

TOP 5 Exports

TOP 5 Exports

1.

Motor vehicles

1.

Credit issuance & lending

2.

Motor vehicle parts

2.

Freight & port services

3.

Resins & synthetic rubbers

3.

Insurance carriers

4.

Misc. general purpose machinery

4.

Educational services

5.

Pharmaceuticals

5.

R & D services

TOP 5 Countries Canada

United Kingdom

Mexico

2.

Canada

3.

China

3.

Japan

4.

Japan

4.

China

5.

Germany

5.

Germany

2.

Goods & services exports support a combined 63,383 jobs in the metro area

TOP 5 Countries 1.

1.

$1.2 billion in global freight entered the U.S. via the Port of Columbus in 2015, up from $1 billion

TOP 5 foreign-owned firms by local employment 1.

Honda of America

2.

Exel

3.

Teleperformance USA

4.

Safelite AutoGlass

5.

TS Tech Americas

TOP 5 parent countries by employment 1.

Japan

2.

Germany

3.

United Kingdom

4.

Canada

5.

France

The number of foreign-born residents with a bachelor’s degree has grown by 33% in the last 4 years

jobs in the metro area are supported by goods and services exports and foreignowned companies

458 foreign-owned companies in Columbus employ 57,762 residents

TOP 10 foreign countries by number of local company facilities

More new employment-based green card holders came from India than from all other countries combined in 2015

235

FROM INDIA

Canada

654

United Kingdom

103

United Arab Emirates

58

Venezuela

54

Philippines

45

Saudi Arabia

43

Germany

37

Indonesia

37

Mexico

34

China

33

60 from all other countries

TOP 5 local firms by number of foreign countries with facilities Greif

TOP 5 foreign cities by number of facilities

31

Toronto (Canada)

47

L Brands

31

Calgary (Canada)

40

Momentive

28

Edmonton (Canada)

30

Wendy’s

27

Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

26

Abercrombie & Fitch

21

Caracas (Venezuela)

25


CANADA

THE GLOBAL SPREAD OF COLUMBUS

In Canada, Wendy’s operates more facilities than any other local company. EDMONTON

CALGARY TORONTO

BARCELONA, SPAIN

Company

Abercrombie & Fitch

University / College

Abrasive Technology

Sister City

Greif OCLC

Density by Country (Top 10) CARACAS 654 facilities

33 facilities

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL Greif

LOCAL COMPANIES with global facilities LOCAL COMPANY

HEADQUARTER COUNTRIES FACLT.

Wendy’s

Dublin

27

627

L Brands

Columbus

31

577

Abercrombie & Fitch

New Albany

21

121

Momentive

Columbus

28

72

Greif

Delaware

31

65

Cardinal Health

Dublin

11

34

Worthington Industries

Columbus

10

22

OCLC

Dublin

10

14

Scotts Miracle-Gro

Marysville

13

13

Commercial Vehicle Group

New Albany

8

18

Abrasive Technology

Lewis Center

5

7

Battelle Memorial Institute

Columbus

5

6

International Risk Consultants

Columbus

4

6

Tyden Group

Circleville

4

4

HFI

Obetz

1

3

Control-X Medical

Columbus

1

1

Core Molding Technologies

Columbus

1

1

Farmeron

Columbus

1

1

Huntington

Columbus

1

1

MPW Industrial Service Group

Hebron

1

1

Plastic Suppliers

Columbus

1

1

RG Barry

Pickerington

1

1

Ventech Solutions

Columbus

1

1

International Risk Consultants The Ohio State University CURITIBA, BRAZIL Momentive

The Ohio State University Sister City

All data refers to the Columbus metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and reflects most updated figures as reported by official sources.

23 local companies operate nearly 1,600 facilities in

71 COUNTRIES and 619 cities outside the U.S.


SHANGHAI, CHINA

Abercrombie & Fitch Cardinal Health Commercial Vehicle Group Greif International Risk Consultants Momentive Worthington Industries Columbus State Community College

DUBAI

The Ohio State University

SAUDI ARABIA

LBrands operates 144 facilities in the Middle East: 43 in Saudi Arabia alone.

MUSCAT, OMAN

Franklin University is the only local college or university offering degrees in the Middle East

SOUTH AFRICA

3 local companies operate 20 facilities in South Africa (LBrands, Momentive, Greif)

UNIVERSITIES with offices and/or offering degrees outside the U.S. UNIVERSITY

COUNTRY

CITY

The Ohio State University

Brazil

Săo Paulo

China

Shanghai

France

Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

China

Hong Kong

Indonesia

Semarang

South Korea Seoul India

Mumbai

Tanzania

Morogoro

Columbus State Community College

China

Ningbo

China

Shanghai

Devry University

Dominica

Portsmouth

Franklin University

Ghana

Accra

Guatemala

Guatemala City

Oman

Muscat

Poland

Wroclaw

Italy

Rome

(Columbus Campus)

Pontifical College Josephinum

DEGREE OFFERED OFFICE

GREATER COLUMBUS SISTER CITIES Accra, Ghana Ahmedabad, India Curitiba, Brazil Dresden, Germany Genoa, Italy

Hefei, China Herzliya, Israel Odense, Denmark Seville, Spain Tainain City, Taiwan

OSU has more global presence than any other local university or college with 4 offices and 9 institutional partnerships in 7 different countries


THANK YOU

www.columbusregion.com

www.franklincountyohio.gov

www.columbus.gov

The Columbus Council on World Affairs thanks the following Mission Partners

PROJECT RESEARCHER & REPORT AUTHOR

CONCEPT & DESIGN

www.researchpartners.org

www.ibelagency.com

The Columbus Council on World Affairs is a proud member of the World Affairs Councils of America, the largest national non-partisan network of nearly 100 councils in over 40 states that is dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on the critical global issues of our times.

Columbus Council on World Affairs 51 Jefferson Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43215

www.columbusworldaffairs.org

Copyright Š 2016 Columbus Council on World Affairs. All Rights Reserved. For permission to reproduce, please contact info@columbusworldaffairs.org.

2016 – 2017 The Global Report  

Measuring Global Fluency in Greater Columbus

2016 – 2017 The Global Report  

Measuring Global Fluency in Greater Columbus

Advertisement