US Postal Service Statistics

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Statistic Verification
Source: United States Postal Service
Research Date: 7.1.2013
USPS Statistics Data
US Postal service annual revenue $67 billion
Number of mail pieces processed annually 171 billion
Average number of mail pieces processed each day 563 million
Percent of the world’s card and letter mail handled by USPS 40 %
Annual cost of postal worker salaries $49.4 billion
Total number of USPS employees 574,000
Number of vehicles in the Postal Service fleet 215,625
Number of miles driven every year by the USPS truck drivers 1.25 billion
Annual sales of online stamps through $223 million
Number of passport applications accepted annually 6.7 million
Tax dollars received for operating the Postal Service $0
Breakdown of Postal Service Revenue  
First-class mail $34 billion
Advertising mailers $17.3 billion
Shipping services $8.7 billion
Periodicals $1.9 billion
Package Services $1.5 billion

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Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute (Online / Direct Response Mail)
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 1, 2016

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