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  • By the Book: 2016 Paid Workforce


    Tokyo is the only bid city that will use less than 10 percent of its OCOG budget on its Games workforce. (Getty Images)
    Three of the four bid cities will use more than 10 percent of their OCOG budget for Games workforce. In this installment of By the Book, Around the Rings presents a look at plans of Chicago, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo for the 2016 paid workforce.

    Workforce Expenditures – Percentage of Total Expenditures


    2008: $509.1 (in USD millions) – 13 percent
    2016: $574.7 (in USD millions) – 13 percent


    2008: $325,608,000 (in USD) – 12.2 percent
    2016: $324,743,000 (in USD) – 12.2 percent

    Rio de Janeiro

    2008: $341,957 (in USD thousands) – 12 percent
    2016: $396,600 (in USD thousands) – 12 percent


    2008: $207,029,000 (in USD) – 7 percent
    2016: $234,547,000 (in USD) – 7 percent

    *Note: Figures listed as in bid books.

    By the Book is a series of reports on the 2016 candidate cities, using information provided in the candidate file of each city.

    Edited by Isia Reaves

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