May 17, 2022

Fast Facts: U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by Metropolitan-Area Statistics, 2013 & 2001-2012

Released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Today’s release includes:

  • Advance Statistics, 2013
  • Revised Statistics, 2001–2012

Real GDP increased in 292 of the nation’s 381 metropolitan areas in 2013, led by widespread growth in finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing, nondurable-goods manufacturing, and professional and business services, according to new statistics released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Natural resources and mining also spurred strong growth in several metropolitan areas. Collectively, real GDP for U.S. metropolitan areas increased 1.7 percent in 2013 after increasing 2.6 percent in 2012.

The advance statistics of GDP by metropolitan area for 2013 are based on source data that are incomplete or subject to further revision by the source agency. Revised statistics, based on more complete data, will be released in September 2015.

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