2021 Q2 Real GDP Changes By State

Q2 GDP by State

According to BEA (The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis):

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the second quarter of 2021, as real GDP for the nation increased at an annual rate of 6.7 percent, according to statistics released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The percent change in real GDP in the second quarter ranged from 9.7 percent in Nevada to 1.8 percent in Alaska.

Accommodation and food services; information; and professional, scientific, and technical services were the leading contributors to the increase in real GDP nationally (table 2). Accommodation and food services increased 88.7 percent nationally and contributed to the increases in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The industry was the leading contributor to the increase in Nevada and Hawaii.

Other highlights

  • The information industry increased 25.2 percent nationally and contributed to the increases in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This industry was the leading contributor to the increase in Washington, California, and New York, the states with the fourth, fifth, and sixth largest increases, respectively.
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services increased 15.3 percent nationally and contributed to the increases in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • The increases in all states and the District of Columbia were partly offset by retail trade, which decreased 14.7 percent nationally. This industry moderated increases in real GDP in in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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