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Puerto Rico

Defense Breakdown Economic Impact Report
By Contractor Location Data -- Sorted by Type of Business

(FY 2012 Defense Contracts Baseline Data)

Estimated 9% to 18% Annual Budget Reductions Starting in FY 2013

Go to to view detailed reports on Puerto Rico counties, cities, Congressional Districts, industries, small businesses and information on sources and methodology.


  • Our military is carrying an unfair burden of deficit cuts. To date, our Defense budget has been hit with 50% of deficit reduction -- yet it accounts for less than 20% of total federal spending. As a result of these cuts, in 2012 President Obama limited U.S. military capability to fighting one "regional conflict" and one "holding action."
  • Sequestration Defense budget cuts of $500 billion, combined with previous Defense cuts of another $487 billion, will cut defense spending in local communities by 9% to 18% between 2013 and 2021.
  • These reports show how estimates of defense budget reductions from 9% to 18% could affect Puerto Rico with cuts in defense jobs and businesses. Ask your elected officials for ongoing updates on how these defense cuts will affect your community.
  • Alternative solutions have been proposed to maintain a strong defense, reduce our deficit and avoid tax increases. Elected officials have proposed that the President and Congress reduce mandatory entitlement spending and make cuts in the non-security programs in the Federal budget. Over 60% of federal spending goes to entitlements like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and now Obamacare.

StateContract YearType of BusinessContract Count$ AmountReduction
   by 9.0%
   by 18.0%
Puerto Rico2012--137$81,455,532-$7,330,998-$14,661,996
Puerto Rico2012Federal Government Organization5$2,907-$262-$523
Puerto Rico2012Hospital3$11,857-$1,067-$2,134
Puerto Rico2012Local Government Organization2$1,200-$108-$216
Puerto Rico2012Minority Institution (MI)193$67,289,349-$6,056,042-$12,112,083
Puerto Rico2012Other Educational Institution1$103,205-$9,288-$18,577
Puerto Rico2012Other Nonprofit Institution14$25,635,515-$2,307,196-$4,614,393
Puerto Rico2012Small Business 8A Firm Performing in the United States74$47,056,917-$4,235,123-$8,470,245
Puerto Rico2012Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) Performing in the United States96$22,497,549-$2,024,779-$4,049,559
Puerto Rico2012State Government Organization4-$51,954$4,676$9,352
TOTAL  529$244,002,077-$21,960,187-$43,920,374

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Created by the Center for Security Policy Defense Breakdown Economic Impact Report Generator (v.2.8.0-CL) November 6, 2013 16:41:54