MICHIGAN (CBS DETROIT) – General Motors is creating more jobs across Michigan and a new study shows just how far its reach is.

Last year, GM directly employed nearly 47,000 people in Michigan.

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A study commissioned by the automaker finds those jobs supported another 153,000 jobs across the state.

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GM currently operates 15 plants in Michigan, more than any other state.

The study also finds GM is a big contributor to the economies of nine other states.

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